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Tangerine Confectionery Expands Portfolio

    Tangerine Confectionery Expands Portfolio

Tangerine Confectionery, the UK’s largest independent sugar confectionery and branded popcorn supplier, has strengthened its portfolio with the acquisition of Smith Kendon Travel Sweets and Yorks Fruits, two of Britain’s oldest brands, from private ownership. The deal follows Tangerine’s acquisition of the Wham and Highland Toffee brands from Millar McCowan, which was in administration, last […]

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Tangerine Confectionery Expands Brands Portfolio

    Tangerine Confectionery Expands Brands Portfolio

Tangerine Confectionery, the largest UK-owned sugar confectionery and popcorn manufacturer, has acquired the Wham and Highland Toffee brands from Millar McCowan, which recently entered administration. The acquisition of both brands is part of an ongoing growth strategy for Tangerine which has seen its turnover quadruple to more than £160 million in the last five years.
 
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Blackstone Eyes Tangerine Confectionery

    Blackstone Eyes Tangerine Confectionery

Private equity firm Blackstone Group is in exclusive talks to acquire Tangerine Confectionery, the largest manufacturer of sugar confectionery and branded popcorn in the UK, in a deal worth more than £100m. Earlier this year, Tangerine was reported to be seeking a new private equity investor to help fund further expansion.
Since its formation in 2005, following […]

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Tangerine Looks For Investment to Fund Further Expansion

    Tangerine Looks For Investment to Fund Further Expansion

Blackpool-based Tangerine Confectionery, the largest British manufacturer of sugar confectionery and branded popcorn in the UK, is reported to be seeking a new private equity investor to help fund further expansion. Since its formation in 2005, following the buy-out of Danish company Toms, Tangerine Confectionery has quadrupled in size through both organic growth and acquisition. […]

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Tangerine is One of Britain’s Fastest Growing Private Equity-backed Stars

    Tangerine is One of Britain’s Fastest Growing Private Equity-backed Stars

Blackpool-based Tangerine Confectionery, the largest British manufacturer of sugar confectionery and branded popcorn in the UK, has gained a top 20 place in the latest Sunday Times Deloitte Buyout Track 100, building on its excellent position of 47th last year. The league table ranks Britain’s 100 private equity-backed companies with the fastest-growing profits (EBITDA) over […]

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Sweet Energy Savings For Tangerine Confectionery

    Sweet Energy Savings For Tangerine Confectionery

Tangerine Confectionery, the UK’s largest independent sugar confectionery manufacturer, will achieve significant savings on energy thanks to cogeneration and trigeneration technologies from sustainable engineering group ENER-G. Tangerine is installing energy efficient combined heat and power (CHP) systems at its Pontefract production site in West Yorkshire, where famous brands such as Wilkinson’s Pontefract cakes and Butterkist […]

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Tangerine Confectionery Could be For Sale

    Tangerine Confectionery Could be For Sale

Tangerine Confectionery, which is owned by private equity firm Growth Capital Partners, has called in investment bank NM Rothschild to advise it on options for raising capital, raising the prospect that the UK-based sugar confectionery business could be sold off. “Five years ago we were planning for a stock market listing around now, but we […]

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Kraft Foods to Sell Cadbury’s Romanian Business

Kraft Foods is selling its Cadbury’s Kandia-Excelent chocolate, soft cake and sugar confectionery business in Romania to Oryxa Capital, an international investment fund, for an undisclosed sum. The sale includes Kandia-Excelent brands (Rom, Magura, Kandia, Laura, Sugus and Silvana and others), related trademarks and the manufacturing facility in Bucharest.
Kandia-Excelent employs approximately 530 people. Kraft Foods will […]

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