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COVER STORY- Rebuilding The Kingdom
West Coast manufacturer Snak King has come a long way since its early days as a pork rinds producer. Under the entrepreneurial leadership of Chairman & CEO Barry Levin, the company has expanded to offer three brands of mostly Mexican-inspired snacks for the masses.- Making The Best Of A Royal Mess
See how Snak King is turning disaster into opportunity, following a roof collapse at its City of Industry, Calif., factory.
Innovations in equipment- It’s Grab-Bag Time
Portion-control, 100-calorie and single-serve bags have become the favored form of packaging for Americans, especially snack-savvy teens and on-thego consumers.- Heat And Control’s, Smiths Heimann and more...
Retail Channel Strategies
focus on your customers- Catering To Their Clientele
Signature desserts, samplers and healthier sweets are among the top requests from patrons of high-end hotels and resorts.- Free At Last
On the Hill- In SFA Victory, House Passes National Uniformity Bill
CHAIRMAN’S Letter- Positioned For Success, But Involvement Is Key
SNACK FOOD Association- Destination: Day In D.C. - Focus On Natural Gas - SFA President Promotes SNAXPO Participation - Attacking A Growing Problem
market trends- Pizza Pandemic
The frozen pizza aisle has a lot to offer, from innovative new toppings and thinner crusts to microwavable options and wheat varieties.
New Products- Lender’s New York Style Bagels, Mrs Baird’s Whole Grain White Bread and more...
health bites- Gauging Gluttony, Down-Under Wonder and more...
ingredient technology- What’s Eating Filbert Grape? - Natural Resources - Tate & Lyle, Kerry Bio-Science and more...
Editor’s Note- Whizzing Away Profits
Trends & Analysis- Whole-y Wars
Americans are under attack … by whole grain products, that is. Whole grain snacks and baked goods now dominate the marketplace, but are health-conscious consumers being duped by the labels?- Business Briefs - People
Advertiser Index- Index