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Hershey’s, Campbell’s Expand Snack Businesses

Campbell's and Hershey's are taking snack time seriously

CAMPBELLS HERSHEYS NATIONAL — A well-known candy-maker is getting into the healthy snack business and a soup-maker is expanding. Hershey’s has just acquired Amplify Snack Brands for $1.2 billion. Amplify makes healthy-branded snacks like Skinny Pop Popcorn and Oatmega protein bars. The company comes with about 600 employees as Hershey’s continues to try to move beyond its staple of candies…