b.a. Sweetie Candy Acquires Campbell’s Sweets Factory

Cleveland — b.a. Sweetie Candy Co., a Cleveland-based family-owned wholesale distributor, has acquired Campbell’s Sweets Factory, a popcorn and sweets manufacturer.

According to the company, it has purchased all of the assets of the popcorn kitchen, bakery and retail locations from Jeff and Lynn Campbell, who will stay on to manage the newly formed Sweeties Campbell’s Popcorn Company.

“We’re proud to add the Campbell’s products to our existing offerings and are excited to increase the distribution of the popcorn items to our existing wholesale customers” says Tom Scheiman, president of b.a. Sweetie, which supplies more than 250 wholesale customers in the grocery, convenience and specialty retail trade.

Campbell’s, which was founded in 2004, operates a popcorn manufacturing and distribution facility, a bakery and chocolate kitchen and two retail locations. “We’re excited to have the support and expertise of b.a.Sweetie to grow the Campbell’s brands and are confident more North East Ohio consumers will be pleased with enjoying our delicious products” says Jeff Campbell.