Is SkinnyPop publicly traded?
SkinnyPop has gone from zero to $1.35 billion in five years. The popcorn maker with Skokie roots today issued its initial public offering, selling 15 million shares at $18 and raising about $270 million.
How much did SkinnyPop sell for?
about $1.6 billion
The Hershey Co., maker of the eponymous Kisses, announced plans Monday to acquire SkinnyPop parent Amplify Snack Brands for about $1.6 billion.
Who owns SkinnyPop popcorn?
Andy Friedman always dreamed of owning his own business. Now he is the Kernel King with SkinnyPop, one of the nation’s fastest growing snack food brands.
Does Frito Lay own SkinnyPop?
SkinnyPop is a snack brand of dairy-free popcorn currently owned by Hershey Co.
Does Hershey own SkinnyPop?
Hershey Co. just sealed a $1.6bn deal to acquire the maker of Skinny Pop popcorn and Tyrrells crisps.
Who produces SkinnyPop?
Amplify Snack Brands
Candy giant Hershey Co. said Monday that it had reached a deal to acquire the maker of Skinny Pop popcorn, Tyrrells chips and other snack brands. Hershey will pay more than $920 million for Amplify Snack Brands in a move that will allow the candy manufacturer to nibble into new markets.
Does Bethenny Frankel own SkinnyPop?
In 2011, Frankel sold her Skinnygirl cocktail line to a company called Beam Global, for $100 million. As a part of the deal, she was able to keep the right to use the Skinnygirl name for her other products, a line that she continues to grow.
Who owns Skinnygirl popcorn?
“Microwave popcorn really is the perfect snack when you’re craving something salty that doesn’t go overboard in calories,” said Skinnygirl founder Bethenny Frankel.
What company makes SkinnyPop?
Amplify Snack Foods, the maker of SkinnyPop popcorn, is expected to price its initial public offering Tuesday evening, with the stock to begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange with the symbol “BETR” the next morning.
Why is SkinnyPop called skinny?
The “skinny” part of the name comes from the fact that the company uses fewer ingredients. As it says on its website, there is “no artificial anything” in its products. “Do you remember old-fashioned, buttered popcorn?… It was heavy on buttery topping and other artificial flavors,” SkinnyPop wrote.
Who is the CEO of Skinnygirl?
CEO Bethenny Frankel
Skinnygirl CEO Bethenny Frankel, who built a brand worth $100 million, has some tough advice for college grads who feel underemployed. Before starring in “The Real Housewives of New York City,” Bethenny Frankel worked as a chef. And before that, she sold shawls and assisted celebrities.
Is Skinnygirl still successful?
Bethenny built a Skinnygirl empire. In 2011, she sold her Skinnygirl cocktail line to Beam Global for $100 million, per Money. Savvy businesswoman that she is, Bethenny retained the right to license the brand name for other products. She continues to profit from Skinnygirl spinoffs, the publication reported.