Cloetta AB (STO: CLAB) has acquired candy company Goody Good Stuff, which makes candy.

Goody Good Stuff, headquartered in Lancashire, England, makes candy from fruit juices. Its products do not contain fat, dairy, gelatin or artificial colors. The candy is also nut free and kosher. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Stockholm-based Cloetta owns candy brands Läkerol, Cloetta, Jenkki, Kexchoklad, Malaco, Sportlife, Saila, Red Band and Sperlari, which are sold in more than 50 countries. The company manufactures chocolate products, pastilles and chewing gum. The Goody Good Stuff acquisition is in line with Cloetta’s goal of broadening its product range in the natural candy segment.

Other recent food deals include B&G Foods Inc.’s (NYSE: BGS) purchase of TrueNorth brand candy, and Hammond’s Candies acquisition of Old Dominion Peanut Co. Inc. 

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