KIND Healthy Snacks has announced the acquisition of Creative Snacks, a better-for-you snack manufacturer based in North Carolina. Founded in 2009, Creative Snacks’ snack offerings feature premium ingredients and include almond and coconut nut clusters, trail mixes, granolas, and pretzels. This is the first acquisition for KIND, signaling the company’s ongoing commitment to becoming the foremost global leader in health and wellness.
“The Creative Snacks team has demonstrated a clear commitment to quality and a unique ability to craft snacks that are both healthy and delicious,” said Daniel Lubetzky, founder and executive chairman of KIND.
This partnership will allow both KIND and Creative Snacks to offer healthy and tasty snacks across more categories.
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