American snack company Utz to acquire Vitner’s snack brand for US$25M

US – Utz Brands, a large snack food company based in Hanover, Pennsylvania, is acquiring assets related to Chicago snack brand Vitner’s from Snak-King for US$25 million. Founded in 1926, Vitner’s has about 55 direct-store-delivery (DSD) distribution routes with most of its snack products being made by Snak-King. According to a press release from the snack maker, the deal, which is expected to close in February, includes the Vitner’s trademark and DSD distribution of Vitner’s branded products. Utz said in the release that the distribution routes acquired in this deal…

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