October 25, 2014 1:56 PM ET

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Company Overview of Tangerine Confectionery Ltd.

Company Overview

Tangerine Confectionery Ltd. manufactures and supplies sugar confectionery and popcorn products in the United Kingdom. Its products include chewing gums, refined chocolates, liquorices, hard gums, boiled sweets, marshmallows, jellies, toffees, fruit drops, fudges, and other treats. Tangerine Confectionery Ltd. was formerly known as Toms Confectionery, Ltd. and changed its name in April 2006. The company was founded in 1924 and is based in Pontefract, United Kingdom. Tangerine Confectionery Ltd. is a former subsidiary of Toms Gruppen A/S.

Ferrybridge Road

Pontefract,  WF8 2JS

United Kingdom

Founded in 1924


44 19 7769 2500

Key Executives for Tangerine Confectionery Ltd.

Chairman and Interim Chief Executive Officer
Chief Finance Officer and Director
Operations & Supply Chain Director and Director
Technical & Development Director and Director
Human Resources Director and Director
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Tangerine Confectionery Ltd. Key Developments

Verlinvest Reportedly In Lead To Acquire Tyrrells

Verlinvest S.A. is understood to be one of the leading contenders to acquire Tyrrells Potato Crisps Ltd. from Langholm Capital LLP. Also, according to market speculation Intersnack Group GmbH & Co. KG and Tangerine Confectionery, Ltd. are seeking to a bid for Tyrrells but sources have cast doubts on their interest. However, it remains unclear if CALBEE, Inc. (TSE:2229) is in the running to buy the Herefordshire-based crisp maker.

Tyrrells Potato May Be Sold; Kellogg, Tangerine Among Potential Buyers

Tyrrells Potato Crisps Ltd. may be sold. According to the news report, a far Eastern firm could snap up Tyrrells, which is reportedly up for sale for £100 million. Potential suitors may be Kellogg Company (NYSE:K), Tangerine Confectionery, Ltd., CALBEE, Inc. (TSE:2229), The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (NasdaqGS:HAIN), and an unnamed Japanese company.

Tangerine Confectionery, Ltd. Plans to Close Down Poole Outlet in Dorset

Tangerine Confectionery, Ltd. decided to close its manufacturing site in the Dorset Council at Poole following the 39% loss in operating costs reported in September 2012. The company has announced that the Poole site will be closed by the end of the March 2013.

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