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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.
Kellogg Co. says it will close its Charlotte, N.C., snack manufacturing plant and eliminate two snack lines at its Cincinnati plant by the end of the year.
With more than 48% of the votes, Tumaro’s Low-in-Carbs Wraps are the winner of Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery’s Best New Snack & Bakery Products of 2013. Coming in second and third, respectively, are Pepperidge Farm Puff Pastry Cups and RW Garcia Tortatos.
Carl Buddig & Co. awards the $25,000 Grand Prize in its 2013 Family Road Trip promotion to Cecilia Grzeskowiak of Hampton, Va. Jim Faber of Libertyville, Ill., receives the $10,000 First Prize.
Better-for-you options and innovative flavors have been a large part of the overall snack industry. Now, they’re making their way into the extruded snacks segment.
Back to Nature Foods Co., a portfolio company of Brynwood Partners VI L.P., acquires Mondelez Global’s SnackWell’s cookies and snacks business.
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.
Minneapolis-based General Mills says that, since 2005, it has improved the health profile of 73% of its U.S. Retail sales volume. The company’s Baking and Snack platforms include such brands as Betty Crocker, Fiber One, Food Should Taste Good, Lärabar and Pillsbury.
Fisher Nuts’ first-ever “My Fresh Twist” recipe contest invites consumers to submit original recipes using nuts. The grand prize winner will receive a trip for two to New York City and meet Iron Chef Alex Guarnaschelli.