Hershey (HSY) just announced a $1.6 billion acquisition of Amplify Snack Brands (BETR) , the maker of SkinnyPop, that prices the healthy snack food maker at $12 a share.  In a world of increased consolidation, it only seems right that the candy-maker add another money-maker to its line-up. But the deal does pop a question for consumers everywhere.

For most of us, the snack food aisle is simultaneously a source of joy and often bad decisions. But who actually makes your favorite sinful snack? From PepsiCo (PEP) to Nissin (NFPDF) , the answer might surprise you. 

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Editors' Pick: This article was originally published on July 21, 2017. 

This article was written by a staff member of TheStreet.

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