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Hostess Brands to expand its portfolio. Photo: Hostess Brands

Hostess Brands to acquire Voortman for $320m

By Jenny Eagle

Hostess Brands, which owns Twinkies, has entered into an agreement to acquire Voortman from private-equity firm Swander Pace Capital, expected to be completed in January 2020.

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Editor's Spotlight: Startup Focus

How Fulfil took the protein snack market by storm

By Nikki Hancocks

Fulfil, the vitamin and protein bar brand, sold its first bars in Ireland in January 2016 with an initial hope simply to deliver a better-tasting protein bar. The ensuing demand, however, was unprecedented.