Potato News from Virginia
Snack Sales Spike During Super Bowl Week
February 14, 2022
Total snack food sales jumped 12.5% to USD 487 million during Super Bowl Week 2021, according to new data from IRI, commissioned by SNAC International (SNAC)
Christine Cochran to be come President and CEO of SNAC International after SNX
November 23, 2021
Savory snack industry association SNAC International will have a new President and CEO next year. Following the conclusion of SNX the association’s new education and collaboration forum, March 27-29, 2022 Christine Cochran will replace Elizabeth Avery, who earlier this year shared her plans to retire.
American Frozen Food Institute and IRI Partner to Drive Growth for Frozen Food Manufacturers and Retailers
October 03, 2021
The American Frozen Food Institute (AFFI) and IRI® announced a new partnership to provide AFFI members with complimentary access to IRI data on frozen food performance in real-time.
SNAC Members Vote to Extend All Officer Terms by One Year
April 12, 2021
Board Chairman Rob Sarlls and Associate Executive Council (AEC) President David Read Reelected Along with Fellow Officers and AEC Members.
SNAC International Joins Partner Program with PACK EXPO Connects
October 27, 2020
SNAC International is an official partner of PACK EXPO Connects. Attend SNAC's virtual education session on Monday, Nov. 9, 1:00PM - 1:30PM ET
SNAC International Announces New Date for SNAXPO 2021
October 08, 2020
SNAC International, the leading international trade association for the snack industry, today announced SNAXPO, the most valued trade show and convention devoted exclusively to the international snacking industry, will be held August 22-24, 2021 in Charlotte.
US 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...
Route 11 Potato Chips releases new salt and pepper flavor
November 27, 2018
Route 11 Potato Chips received a “Best in Virginia Award” on November 1 for their new 'salt and pepper' flavored potato chips
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.