Snacks

Smaller than a regular meal, snacks are increasing in importance throughout the day. We look at all of the trends, news, issues and options.

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Snyder’s of Hanover celebrates National Pretzel Day

April 23, 2014

Snyder’s of Hanover, Hanover, Pa., will celebrate National Pretzel Day on Saturday, April 26, with a series of social media and sampling events for pretzel lovers across the country.


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A Look at tortilla trends

April 4, 2014

The popularity of Hispanic cuisine, interest in better-for-you foods and mealtime versatility are just some of the reasons why consumers and foodservice operators are buying more tortillas. 


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Jack Link’s acquires Unilever meat snacks business

April 3, 2014

Wisconsin-based Jack Link’s purchases Unilever’s meat snacks business, primarily sold under the BiFi and Peperami brands in Europe, the United Kingdom and Ireland.


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B&G Foods names snack industry executive VP

March 27, 2014

Michael Sands is the new executive vice president for the snack industry. Sands joined the company after its purchase of Rickland Orchards, which he co-founded with Jason Cohen.


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Korn Krunchers

March 27, 2014

Korn Krunchers, Snyder’s of Hanover’s new bite-size corn snacks, are baked for a light, crispy texture and seasoned to deliver a big, bold taste.


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Today’s consumers snacking more, a Technomics report reveals

March 20, 2014

A report by Technomic Inc. reveals that snack consumption is on the rise, with more foods and beverages being viewed as snacks by consumers. Increasingly, snacks are also serving as meal replacements.


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Multitask snacking

March 11, 2014

We’re always multitasking, so when you can’t decide whether to have something sweet or savory, why not have both? Consumers can, with a variety of new sweet and savory options.


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Snack industry strong and vibrant, says IRI's Sally Lyons-Wyatt

March 10, 2014

The state of the snack industry is strong and vibrant, but there's plenty of room to grow if snack makers respond with products, packaging, advertising and in-store merchandising that meet the needs of today’s dynamic on-the-go consumer, Sally Lyons-Wyatt of IRI told attendees at SNAXPO 2014’s opening session on March 3 in Dallas.


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SFA names Rudolph Foods’ Mark Singleton chairman

February 28, 2014

On March, Mark Singleton of Rudolph Foods Co. Inc. becomes chairman of the Snack Food Association’s (SFA) board of directors for the 2014-2015 term.


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2014 Sweets & Snacks Expo show floor sold out

February 10, 2014

More than 23 countries will exhibit at the confectionery and snack industry’s premier event, to be held May 20-22 at McCormick Place in Chicago.


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New chips off the old block

Here’s our tour of potato chip producer, Ballreich Bros., our 2014 Snack Food Manufacturer of the Year. 

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