Pearson Candy Co. acquires Bit-O-Honey – What a Sweet Deal?

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So what’s new in the Candy Making Industry and Strategic Acquisitions?  On May 1, 2013, Pearson Candy Company bought Nestlé’s Bit–O–Honey.  Pearson plans on producing the 90- year old confectionary brand at its St. Paul factory.  Pearson CEO Michael Keller… Read More

Going Out of Business and Selling Brands

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In recent news, Hostess picked a lead bidder for its famous snack cakes.  The bankrupt company said it has selected a joint offer from C. Dean Metropoulos & Co. and Apollo Global Management, LLC – as the lead bid for… Read More