Time for a snack? M&A in snack food category heats up.

 By: Dan Gross Each week we share insights from experienced operators and investors in consumer and retail. This article comes to us from consumer products investor extraordinaire, Dan Gross. Dan Gross is a VP at Encore Consumer Capital. The snack market is alive and kicking. Last week, General Mills announced it was acquiring Food Should Taste Good, ...

CircleUp Insights: Investing in the Pet industry

This week I was at the Global Pet Expo in Orlando, FL, the pet industry’s largest trade show each year with seven thousand attendees. The buzz at the show, and the performance of the companies he talked with, continued to reflect the strong growth of the industry. In particular, alternative format dog food companies are seeing incredible ...