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Battle of the giants: PepsiCo and Snyder’s-Lance again face off over ‘Pretzel Crisps’ trademark

Snyder’s-Lance subsidiary Princeton Vanguard and PepsiCo’s Frito-Lay have once again faced off in court over a dispute whether the phrase ‘Pretzel Crisps’ can be registered as a trademark.

Popcorn and pretzels could still compete in Frito-Lay dominated Walmart: says analyst

Quri’s latest data shows that Lay’s, Ruffles and Pringles dominate the share of display at Walmart stores across the US, but there is still room for other snack products....

Snyder’s-Lance continues to face suit over terminated franchisees

A US district judge denied Snyder’s-Lance Distribution’s motion to dismiss a lawsuit on Friday, August 25, 2017. 

Snyder’s-Lance feels bite of 79% profit drop due to severance and other charges

The CEO of Kettle Chips maker Snyder’s Lance says he is ‘not satisfied’ with the company’s H1 2017 performance despite a 3% revenue increase in the second quarter.

Snyder’s-Lance to ‘substantially streamline’, close plant and cut 250 jobs

Snyder’s-Lance has announced a restructuring plan to drive down costs and complexities, which includes closing its Florida chips plant and retrenching 250 employees.

Snyder’s-Lance funds upgrades at Baptista’s Bakery and Cape Cod Potato Chips plants

Baptista’s Bakery and Cape Cod Potato Chips have received capital from their parent company, Snyder's-Lance, to upgrade their factories. 

Top 10 US salty snack brands in 2017 so far: Sales soar for Frito-Lay’s Ruffles brand

IRI data reveals the 10 biggest brands in eight key US salty snacks categories in the first half of 2017.

News in brief

Brian Driscoll elected president and CEO of Snyder’s-Lance

Snyder's-Lance board of directors has permanently appointed interim president and CEO Brian Driscoll.

Snyder’s-Lance to trim snacks portfolio to drive sales growth

Snyder’s-Lance will discontinue some of its snack varieties that are expected to only drive a small percentage of the company’s revenues in 2018, CFO Alex Pease said. 

Snack Attack 2017

Mondelēz and Hain Celestial attending Snack Attack 2017

Mondelēz’s Teddy Soft Bakes and tortilla chips producer Hain Celestial will be among the 40 plus brands attending Snack Attack 2017 being held in New York City on July 27. 

Snyder’s-Lance set to quicken million-dollar variety pack category with BFY multi-brand snack packs

Kettle Brand and Snack Factory Pretzel Crisps’ maker Snyder’s-Lance has introduced its first multi-brand snack pack.

Sweets & Snacks Expo 2017

Mars, Ferrero and Jelly Belly among Sweets & Snacks Expo 2017 Most Innovative Award winners

The National Confectionery Association (NCA) has announced the Most Innovative Award winners from nine major candy and snack categories, including chocolate, seasonal, gum and mints, at the Sweets & Snacks...

Quarterly earnings

Snyder’s-Lance ‘very disappointing’ in Q1, says interim CEO

Snyder’s-Lance has fallen short of expectations in the first quarter, says its interim CEO.

Snyder’s-Lance CEO retires amid unsatisfactory results

Snyder’s-Lance has announced the surprise retirement of CEO Carl Lee Jnr (56) amid disappointing performance results for the first quarter of 2017.

The skinny on looming popcorn war between Amplify Snack Brands and Snyder’s-Lance

Two of the US’ largest snack manufacturers – Amplify Snack Brands and Snyder’s-Lance – are set to meet in court over rival brands of Better-For-You (BFY) popcorn.

Clearview Foods introduces Veggie Sticks and Fruit Sticks to its better-for-you snack line-up

Clearview Foods, the better-for-you (BFY) snacking development division of Snyder’s-Lance, has introduced multiple flavors of Veggie Sticks and Fruit Sticks under its Snack Factory brand. 

Advanced cooking methods inspire Snyder’s-Lance spring ‘better-for-you’ launches

Snyder’s-Lance is introducing a variety of offerings crafted to change the way the world snacks through better ingredients, quality and tastes to US shelves nationwide.

ISM/ProSweets 2017

Kettle Chips ventures out of UK and to new snack territory with Snyder’s-Lance

UK business Kettle Foods is diversifying into new snacking avenues such as popcorn and potentially pretzels as it expands overseas with its parent firm.

Snyder’s-Lance adds organic pretzel crisps to upscale better-for-you snack category

Snyder’s-Lance has introduced organic Pretzel Crisps under its Snack Factory brand to further sales in the better-for-you category.

Better-for-you options account for a third of Snyder’s-Lance 2016 total sales

The company’s investment in brands like Emerald and Pop Secret are “beginning to bear fruit,” while core brands like Snyders of Hanover and Lance have seen a 2.1% growth, said...

Snyder’s-Lance sells Diamond of California; invests in Charlotte

Snyder’s-Lance is selling the nut business of Diamond Foods to private equity firm Blue Road Capital.

Diamond Foods boosts Synder’s-Lance Q3 2016 performance

US snack maker Snyder's-Lance has reported an increase in its Q3 2016 net revenue of more than 41%, attributing it to the recent acquisition of Diamond Foods.

How NPD is helping to drive the popcorn boom

New product development has played a key role in growing the UK popcorn category while some other parts of the snacks market have struggled, according to analysts.

PepsiCo launches Pop Works in UK as US firms eye British popcorn market

PepsiCo is ramping up its presence in the UK snack markets with the roll-out of popcorn brand Pop Works & Company.

Snyder's-Lance takes full ownership of UK popcorn business Metcalfe's Skinny

Snyder's-Lance has acquired the remaining shares in UK popcorn business Metcalfe's Skinny Limited – just months after taking a minority stake.

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