The Hershey Co. (NYSE: HSY) is buying jerky-maker Krave Pure Foods Inc. as part of a plan to expand its product portfolio beyond candy.

Sonoma, California-based Krave makes all-natural jerky snacks with flavors, including Black Cherry Barbeque Pork Jerky, Basil Citrus Turkey Jerky and Chili Lime Beer Jerky. The products are gluten-, high-fructose corn syrup- and MSG- free. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.

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