News on Chips and Snacks from the Americas
Calbee expands its range of Harvest Snaps with a new flavor: White Cheddar
January 29, 2023
Calbee's Harvest Snaps is introducing a righteously cheesy addition to its lineup of veggie snacks: White Cheddar Baked Green Pea Snacks.
New credit facility to fuel growth Pretzel manufacturer Savor Street Foods
January 20, 2023
FrontWell Capital Partners Inc. ("FrontWell") announced the closing of a USD 7.4 million secured credit facility with Savor Street Foods Inc. ("SSF" or the "Company"), a Pennsylvania-based food manufacturer producing an array of health‐conscious pretzel snacks.
Campbell to Consolidate Snacks Offices and Invest USD 50 Million in Camden Headquarters
January 20, 2023
Campbell Soup Company is closing its Snacks offices in Charlotte, North Carolina and Norwalk, Connecticut. Most of the company’s office-based employees will be unified in its headquarters in Camden.
Frito-Lay Transforms its Modesto, CA Facility into a Showcase for Sustainability
January 19, 2023
Frito-Lay announced the near completion of its Modesto, California, facility's transformation into a first-of-its-kind showcase for sustainable manufacturing, warehousing, and distribution technologies.
Bugles have disappeared from Canadian stores
December 18, 2022
Bugles are still sold in the United States but have been discontinued in Canada for several months — just one of the latest products American food manufacturers are no longer selling in Canada.
Frito-Lay Declares 2022 'The Year of Crunch'
December 13, 2022
What does a perfect snack do? It crunches! The 'crunch' factor was on top as an important component of the perfect snack in the latest Frito-Lay U.S. Trend Index.
After about 50 years Maui Potato Chip Inc. is closing
December 04, 2022
It’s an end to an era for one Maui snack business. After about 50 years Maui Potato Chip Inc. will be closing up shop on Dec. 15. The store is currently located at 295 Lalo St. in Kahului on Maui and only has a few more weeks
US Retail Sales Soared for Potatoes July-September 2022
December 03, 2022
US Potato retail sales increased in dollar sales by 17.8% but decreased in volume sales by 2.1% from July - September 2022 compared to the same timeframe a year ago. Despite a small decrease in volume sales.
Frito-Lay® Introduces Minis: New Bite-Sized Versions of Iconic Doritos, Cheetos and SunChips Flavors
November 03, 2022
The snacking world is about to get much bigger thanks to a new miniature innovation from Frito-Lay. Frito-Lay Minis are available for the brands Doritos, Cheetos and SunChips.