News on Chips and Snacks from Canada

Justin Spannuth, VP and Chief Operations Officer of Unique Snacks
May 20, 2024

SNAC International Inducts 2024-2025 Officers and Directors at Highly Attended SNX Event

SNAC International Business Members unanimously approved a new slate of officers to serve on the Executive Committee, as well as a new class of Directors-at-Large to serve on the Association’s Board of Directors. 
SunChips Harvest Cheddar and Munchies
May 20, 2024

Frito Lay Canada recalls Sunchips ® harvest cheddar and munchies ® original snack mix out of an abundance of caution due to possible health risk

Frito Lay Canada has announced that out of an abundance of caution it is voluntarily recalling SunChips Harvest Cheddar Flavour Multigrain Snacks and Munchies Original Snack Mix.
The Covered Bridge Potato Chips plant is totally destroyed by fire
March 06, 2024

Covered Bridge Potato Chips plant totally destroyed by fire

Friday evening March 1, 2024, the most famous potato chips plant in Atlantic Canada - Covered Bridge Potato Chips in Hartland, New Brunswick - was totally destroyed by fire.
Hardbite Potato Chips installed a Vanmark Floor Load Crate Dumper to unload potato bins quickly.
September 10, 2023

Hardbite Potato Chips expands capacity to Meet Growing Demand for Its All-Natural Chips

Hardbite Chips, a manufacturer of potato chips in Canada, recently moved its manufacturing operations into a new 43,000-square-foot production facility. The company relied on Vanmark equipment for many of the units at the start of the production line.
Lauren Rebar, Director of Sales at NHF
March 28, 2023

Snack Manufacturer Naturally Homegrown Foods (NHF) Wins 2022 BC Export Award in the Consumer Products Category

Naturally Homegrown Foods Ltd. (NHF), the leading natural snack food manufacturer, has been awarded the 2022 BC Export Award in the Consumer Products Category recognizing the company’s success.
FrontWell Capital Partners Provides USD 7.4 Million Senior Secured Credit Facility to Savor Street Foods
January 20, 2023

New credit facility to fuel growth Pretzel manufacturer Savor Street Foods

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.
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Bugles have disappeared from Canadian stores
December 18, 2022

Bugles have disappeared from Canadian stores

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.
KFC teams up with PepsiCo on limited-edition potato chips
October 12, 2022

KFC teams up with PepsiCo in Canada for a limited-edition potato chip flavour

KFC has partnered with PepsiCo Foods Canada to create a new flavour of potato chip for the Ruffles brand. The new Ruffles KFC Original Recipe Chicken-flavoured potato chips are available for a limited time.
11th World Potato Congress Inc. Dublin, Ireland, Abstracts and Presentations now available online
August 12, 2022

World Potato Congress Abstracts and Presentations held in Dublin now available online

Abstracts and Presentations of the 11th World Potato Congress Inc. Dublin, Ireland are now available online
Airdrie, Alberta is home to the newest facility of snack maker Super-pufft.
May 21, 2022

Airdrie, Alberta is home to the newest (potato) production facility of snack maker Super-pufft

The new USD 50-million facility of snack manufacturer Superpufft in Airdrie will support Alberta potato producers and create more than 100 jobs. The food processor selected Alberta because of the province’s reputation as a consistent producer of high-quality potatoes.
Snacks from the Sun partners with UNFI, North America's largest distributor of health and specialty food in North America.
May 12, 2022

Snacks from the Sun partners with UNFI, North America's largest distributor of health and specialty food in North America

Modern Plant Based Foods Inc. announces its 'Snacks from the Sun' popped chips brand has entered into a distribution contract with United Natural Foods (UNFI)
Modern plant-based foods popped chips expand into an additional 130 retail stores across Canada
April 28, 2022

Modern plant-based foods popped chips expand into an additional 130 retail stores across Canada

Modern Plant Based Foods Inc., (CSE: MEAT), an award-winning plant-based food company is pleased to report a successful launch of the Snacks from the Sun popped chips brand across Canada.
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December 28, 2021

Mislabeled potato chips sends teen into anaphylactic shock

Food policy expert says mislabelling ‘common problem’ with imported food products. When Rupa Singh purchased a bag of imported spicy potato chips from a local Indian grocery store, she had no idea just two chips would send her daughter into anaphylactic shock.
Indigenous-owned, Manitoba-based potato chips brand heading to shelves across Canada
July 19, 2021

Indigenous-owned, Manitoba-based potato chips brand heading to shelves across Canada

An independent Manitoba-based, Indigenous-owned brand of potato chip will soon be on shelves across the country. Tomahawk Chips is the brainchild of Alfred Lea, who began the Native Canadian Chip Corporation in 2015.
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July 01, 2021

Dehydration specialist EnWave Signs License with Europe Snacks Group and Sells 10kW REV™ Machine

EnWave Corporation recently announced that it has signed a License Agreement with Europe Snacks Group, a European leader in savory snack production.
The new Pringles Wendy's Spicy Chicken Flavour Chips now also available in Canada
June 23, 2021

The new Pringles Wendy's Spicy Chicken Flavour Chips now also available in Canada

Want to spice up your life? After introducing Pringles Wendy's Spicy Chicken flavour chips in the US, Pringles and Wendy's® are joining together to bring this mind-blowing innovation to Canada.
New Frito-Lay 'Flavours From India' Potato Chips
June 08, 2021

Walmart brings Frito-Lay's 'Flavours From India' Potato Chips to Canada

Walmart Canada is excited to offer a brand new line of South Asian snack flavours in partnership with Frito-Lay Canada.
Lay's® takes on three epic Canadian flavours in a #FlavourFaceOff
May 18, 2021

Lay's® takes on three epic Canadian flavours in a #FlavourFaceOff

The iconic Lay's® brand is putting some of our most iconic flavours from Doritos®, Ruffles® and Smartfood® on its classic potato chip to see who does it best in the ultimate Flavour Faceoff.

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