Snack Food Sales Spike During Super Bowl Week
January 28, 2020
Snack food sales jumped 10.3% to $404 million during Super Bowl week 2019, according to new data from IRI, commissioned by SNAC International (SNAC), the trade association of the snacking industry...
BluePrint Automation (BPA) Hires Andre Boom as Chief Operating Officer
May 11, 2018
Last month, Packaging Equipment Specialist BluePrint Automation (BPA) named Andre Boom Chief Operating Officer for BluePrint Automation (BPA) Americas
American Frozen Food Institute (AFFI) and Food Marketing Institute (FMI) to co-locate headquarters
February 21, 2018
American Frozen Food Institute (AFFI) President and CEO Alison Bodor recently announced that AFFI will co-locate its headquarters with the Food Marketing Institute (FMI) in Arlington, Virginia.
SNAC International Names Elizabeth Avery as New President
November 22, 2016
Elizabeth Avery was appointed President of SNAC International during the International Board of Directors meeting on September 29. She will begin as President on January 16, 2017 and take over the roll of CEO on July 1, 2017 from outgoing-CEO Tom Dempsey after the six-month transition period.
Five Guys 'Burgers and Fries' Restaurant Chain Accelerates International Expansion
September 27, 2016
Five Guys today announced that it is accelerating international franchise expansion with plans to nearly quadruple its global footprint from eight countries to 28 over the next five years.
Maureen Storey leaves Alliance for Potato Research and Education (APRE)
July 19, 2016
After five years as the president and CEO of the Alliance for Potato Research and Education (APRE), Maureen Storey, Ph.D., is no longer leading the organization.
SNAC International
April 01, 2016
The Snack Food Association (SFA) is excited to announce a new name and identity as SNAC International to reflect the changing marketplace.
Snack Food Association is looking beyond core membership as part of rebranding
April 06, 2015
In response to changing consumer trends and a constantly evolving market, the Snack Food Association (SFA) plans to go beyond the snack aisle and reach out beyond its core membership base to attract new members who serve the broader snacking occasion.
APRE creates President's Circle to strengthen Potato Industry Collaboration on Science Agenda
October 23, 2014
Maureen Storey, PhD, president and CEO of the Alliance for Potato Research and Education (APRE) today announced the formation of the APRE President’s Circle, a new membership category designed to strengthen industry value chain collaboration
BluePrint Automation’s Vertical Packer / Frozen Food (VP/F III) now available with integrated case erector
April 23, 2012
BluePrint Automation’s Vertical Packer / Frozen Food (VP/F III) is now offered with an integrated case erector (ICE) making this system the most compact case packer/erector in the industry! Designed and built for a quick and simple installation, the n...
Only 3% of calories in US diet come from potatoes and french fries
April 23, 2012
Calorie intake from white potatoes is surprisingly modest for adults and school-aged children, according to a new study released today at the Experimental Biology 2012 Annual Meeting.