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Hershey acquires Pirate Brands
Hershey acquires Pirate Brands

News of Hershey's acquisition of Pirate Brands struck a chord with readers this week, as did stories from Kroger and Chick-fil-A.

Top 10: Hormel's product launch, Danone's retooled portfolio and an in-demand watermelon dish
Top 10: Hormel's product launch, Danone's retooled portfolio and an in-demand watermelon dish

Hormel's new Skippy P.B. & Jelly Minis, Danone's focus on natural products and a popular smoked watermelon dish were among the subjects of this week's most clicked stories.

Campbell's plans to sell divisions including Bolthouse Farms
Campbell's plans to sell divisions including Bolthouse Farms

Top 10: Campbell’s Soup, Tom’s Urban, Halloween treats

A Walmart executive’s advice for brands and PepsiCo’s deal to buy SodaStream caught SmartBrief readers’ attention this week.

Top 10: A modern McDonald’s, Tyson’s protein plans, ALDI’s new US offerings
Top 10: A modern McDonald’s, Tyson’s protein plans, ALDI’s new US offerings

McDonald's new Chicago eatery, Tyson Foods plant-based protein plans, new products at ALDI US

Top 10: Chobani's condiment debut, Dean Foods' plant closures and remembering Joel Robuchon
Top 10: Chobani's condiment debut, Dean Foods' plant closures and remembering Joel Robuchon

A new condiment from Chobani, Dean Foods' plan to closure seven plants and the death of chef Joel Robuchon made this week's most-clicked list.

Top 10: SUPERVALU’s sale, P&G’s price increases, 50 years of the Big Mac
Top 10: SUPERVALU’s sale, P&G’s price increases, 50 years of the Big Mac

United Natural Foods $2.9 billion deal to buy SUPERVALU ranked high with SmartBrief readers.

Schlotzsky's
Schlotzsky's

News of Schlotzsky's plan to add the words "Austin Eatery" to its name struck a chord with readers this week, as did stories from Quest Nutrition and Kroger.

News of General Mills’ plans to boost its growth by divesting part of its portfolio and Frito-Lay’s latest chip flavors resonated with readers this week.

Top 10: Fresh Market’s turnaround plan, new snack rollouts and Chick-fil-A’s promo
Top 10: Fresh Market’s turnaround plan, new snack rollouts and Chick-fil-A’s promo

News of Fresh Market's plan to shutter 15 stores as part of its turnaround plan struck a chord with readers this week, as did stories from PepsiCo and Chick-fil-A.