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Denise Morrison

Campbell plans to buy Snyder’s-Lance for $4.9 billion

Campbell plans to buy Snyder’s-Lance for $4.9 billion

CAMDEN, N.J., and CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Campbell Soup Co. has agreed to acquire snack maker Snyder’s-Lance in a deal valued at about $4.9 billion. Campbell said the $50-per-share agreement will further its efforts to grow its snack product portfolio, notably better-for-you snacking options. The Snyder’s-Lance brand roster includes such well-known names as Snyder’s of Hanover,