Potato Chips

Potato chips have been around for ages. Find out how today's chip makers continue to reinvent the way consumers snack.

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Lay's reveals ‘Do Us A Flavor’ contest finalists

July 17, 2014

Lay's Cappuccino, Lay's Cheddar Bacon Mac & Cheese, Lay's Kettle Cooked Wasabi Ginger and Lay's Wavy Mango Salsa flavored potato chips were selected as finalists from the more than 14 million entries. Consumers can vote for their favorite flavor online July 28 to Oct. 18.


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Consumers are crazy for chips

July 9, 2014

Packaging enhancements, a twist on shapes and ingredients and many new flavor combinations continue to win over consumers. 


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Snacking Substantially

July 9, 2014

Snackers should celebrate. This is their year. In this issue, our annual State of the Industry report on the snack market uncovers all sorts of news on what’s trending in snacks, both from the perspective of snack manufacturers, as well as marketers, brand leaders and industry researchers. 


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SARV Asia organizes global snack food conference in India

June 18, 2014

SARV Asia presents the SNACK INDIA Conference on July 18 at India International Centre, New Delhi.


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Hillshire Brands to buy Pinnacle Foods

May 13, 2014

Chicago-based Hillshire Brands is buying Pinnacle Foods, maker of Duncan Hines baking mixes and frostings, Lender’s bagels, Celeste frozen pizza and many other branded products.


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Snack Manufacturer of the Year: New (potato) chips off the old block

May 7, 2014

Family-owned Ballreich Bros., Tiffin, Ohio, has a large fan base that pines for its various potato chips as well as crispy new shoestring potato sticks, popcorn, pretzels and other snacks. 


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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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Lay’s ‘Do Us A Flavor’ contest is back

January 19, 2014

Lay’s invites fans to submit their potato chip flavor ideas for the chance to win $1 million. The submission deadline is through April 5.


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Chips aplenty

December 9, 2013

Stale chips? Think again. Manufacturers are finding interesting ways of keeping  the chips category fresh. And flavors are really getting wild, like chocolate and coconut. Just don’t fill the bag half way.


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FDA issues draft guidance for food industry for reducing acrylamide

November 21, 2013

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issues draft guidance for the food industry to help growers, manufacturers and foodservice operators take steps to reduce levels of acrylamide in certain foods.


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2014 July

July's issue of Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery features a special look at the chips market and industry, as well as an Editor's Note on snacking substantially.

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