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SNAC International SNAC International is the international trade association of the snack industry.

08/03/2021

Reconnect with your snack industry colleagues in-person at #SNAXPO21 August 22-24, Charlotte, NC. The entire snack industry will come back together to catch up, see the latest innovations, and learn about where the industry is going: https://snaxpo.com

At #SNAXPO21, NielsenIQ will examine how population shifts and economic conditions are driving consumer shopping prefere...
07/16/2021

At #SNAXPO21, NielsenIQ will examine how population shifts and economic conditions are driving consumer shopping preferences in a post-pandemic world, explore industry innovations and analyze snack category performance by country: https://www.snaxpo.com/

At #SNAXPO21, NielsenIQ will examine how population shifts and economic conditions are driving consumer shopping preferences in a post-pandemic world, explore industry innovations and analyze snack category performance by country: https://www.snaxpo.com/

That's a wrap! Thanks to all who attended Bite-Sized Insights by SNAXPO21, SNAC's collection of virtual programming on c...
06/28/2021

That's a wrap! Thanks to all who attended Bite-Sized Insights by SNAXPO21, SNAC's collection of virtual programming on critical topics such as healthy snacking, packaging sustainability and e-commerce. Access all 10 episodes on demand, then attend SNAXPO21 in-person, August 22-24, Charlotte, NC: https://www.snaxpo.com/bite-sized-insights-schedule-2/

That's a wrap! Thanks to all who attended Bite-Sized Insights by SNAXPO21, SNAC's collection of virtual programming on critical topics such as healthy snacking, packaging sustainability and e-commerce. Access all 10 episodes on demand, then attend SNAXPO21 in-person, August 22-24, Charlotte, NC: https://www.snaxpo.com/bite-sized-insights-schedule-2/

Interactive #WomeninSnacks Virtual Meeting tomorrow: Katee Van Horn, VH Included Consulting & Coaching, will discuss how...
06/14/2021

Interactive #WomeninSnacks Virtual Meeting tomorrow: Katee Van Horn, VH Included Consulting & Coaching, will discuss how to build and sustain diverse teams to drive better business results: https://lnkd.in/dSGzVex

Interactive #WomeninSnacks Virtual Meeting tomorrow: Katee Van Horn, VH Included Consulting & Coaching, will discuss how to build and sustain diverse teams to drive better business results: https://lnkd.in/dSGzVex

WEBINAR NEXT WEEK - the final Bite-Sized Insights by #SNAXPO21: Sam Gagliardi, IRI will unpack the opportunities and ris...
06/10/2021

WEBINAR NEXT WEEK - the final Bite-Sized Insights by #SNAXPO21: Sam Gagliardi, IRI will unpack the opportunities and risks for brands online and how to rethink marketing strategies to successfully compete in this complex channel. Register: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_xyv81lkfQLe7SldEaOtD5Q

WEBINAR NEXT WEEK - the final Bite-Sized Insights by #SNAXPO21: Sam Gagliardi, IRI will unpack the opportunities and risks for brands online and how to rethink marketing strategies to successfully compete in this complex channel. Register: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_xyv81lkfQLe7SldEaOtD5Q

The unofficial start to summer means lots of #snacking this #MemorialDay! Consumers are headed into the holiday weekend ...
05/28/2021

The unofficial start to summer means lots of #snacking this #MemorialDay! Consumers are headed into the holiday weekend with a ‘two summers in one’ mentality as they make up for lost time. 80% of Americans are planning to go out this weekend, compared to just 20% last year.

The unofficial start to summer means lots of #snacking this #MemorialDay! Consumers are headed into the holiday weekend with a ‘two summers in one’ mentality as they make up for lost time. 80% of Americans are planning to go out this weekend, compared to just 20% last year.

An all-new Bite-Sized Insights by #SNAXPO21 edition of SNAC Cast is available now! Julie Pryor joined us to talk about h...
04/26/2021

An all-new Bite-Sized Insights by #SNAXPO21 edition of SNAC Cast is available now! Julie Pryor joined us to talk about her career journey, the launch of the Emerge Learning & Networking Community, and how emerging brands have been faring during COVID. As part of SNAC’s commitment to help early stage snack companies, we offer 1 year of Emerge Network membership to new and current SNAC Members to help growing brands thrive.

Listen now: https://snacintl.org/snac-cast-episode-12/

An all-new Bite-Sized Insights by #SNAXPO21 edition of SNAC Cast is available now! Julie Pryor joined us to talk about her career journey, the launch of the Emerge Learning & Networking Community, and how emerging brands have been faring during COVID. As part of SNAC’s commitment to help early stage snack companies, we offer 1 year of Emerge Network membership to new and current SNAC Members to help growing brands thrive.

Listen now: https://snacintl.org/snac-cast-episode-12/

To ensure continuity and stability after a turbulent but successful year, SNAC International Members unanimously voted t...
04/09/2021

To ensure continuity and stability after a turbulent but successful year, SNAC International Members unanimously voted to extend the terms of all Executive Committee Officers and AEC Members by one year. Rob Sarlls, President & CEO, Wyandot remains Chairman of the Board and David Read, Senior Vice President – Sales, Printpack continues as AEC President. Congratulations, and we look forward to continued collaboration in 2021. Read the full press release here: https://snacintl.org/2021/04/08/snac-members-vote-to-extend-all-officer-terms-by-one-year/

To ensure continuity and stability after a turbulent but successful year, SNAC International Members unanimously voted to extend the terms of all Executive Committee Officers and AEC Members by one year. Rob Sarlls, President & CEO, Wyandot remains Chairman of the Board and David Read, Senior Vice President – Sales, Printpack continues as AEC President. Congratulations, and we look forward to continued collaboration in 2021. Read the full press release here: https://snacintl.org/2021/04/08/snac-members-vote-to-extend-all-officer-terms-by-one-year/

SNAC, in partnership with Texas A&M, is offering the Snack Foods Processing Course via interactive Zoom workshop! Indust...
02/12/2021

SNAC, in partnership with Texas A&M, is offering the Snack Foods Processing Course via interactive Zoom workshop! Industry experts will provide a technical overview of the entire process for manufacturing tortilla chips and extruded snacks: https://web.cvent.com/event/3786afa8-b833-4c31-bf6c-471e31fc35fa/summary?RefId=E-Card

SNAC, in partnership with Texas A&M, is offering the Snack Foods Processing Course via interactive Zoom workshop! Industry experts will provide a technical overview of the entire process for manufacturing tortilla chips and extruded snacks: https://web.cvent.com/event/3786afa8-b833-4c31-bf6c-471e31fc35fa/summary?RefId=E-Card

SNAC is proud to be a member of the Recycling Leadership Council (RLC), a diverse and comprehensive group of stakeholder...
02/11/2021
Recycling Leadership Council - Consumer Brands Association

SNAC is proud to be a member of the Recycling Leadership Council (RLC), a diverse and comprehensive group of stakeholders united by the common goal of fundamentally reimagining recycling in America. The RLC announced the Blueprint for America’s Recycling System: a vision for ambitious federal policy action which recommends scalable solutions for a modern and standardized recycling system across the country. Learn more: https://consumerbrandsassociation.org/sustainability/recycling-leadership-council/#:~:text=The%20Consumer%20Brands%20Association's%20Recycling,reimagine%20the%20U.S.%20recycling%20system

COVID-19: We’re equipping CPG companies with resources relevant to industry and of concern to consumers. Here’s what you need to know.

Did you know? Each year, #SuperBowlSunday is #PorkRindAppreciationDay! Sunday is a great day to enjoy pork rinds while w...
02/05/2021

Did you know? Each year, #SuperBowlSunday is #PorkRindAppreciationDay! Sunday is a great day to enjoy pork rinds while watching some pigskin!

Did you know? Each year, #SuperBowlSunday is #PorkRindAppreciationDay! Sunday is a great day to enjoy pork rinds while watching some pigskin!

Americans are blitzing the snack aisle to prep for #SuperBowlSunday! Snacks are helping viewers “party at home” this yea...
02/05/2021

Americans are blitzing the snack aisle to prep for #SuperBowlSunday! Snacks are helping viewers “party at home” this year!

Americans are blitzing the snack aisle to prep for #SuperBowlSunday! Snacks are helping viewers “party at home” this year!

A look back at 2020! See how SNAC boosted member engagement across our three pillars- education, advocacy, and networkin...
12/17/2020

A look back at 2020! See how SNAC boosted member engagement across our three pillars- education, advocacy, and networking: https://lnkd.in/dqPs27f

SNAC Cast episode 10 available NOW! What the 2020 Election Means for the Snack Industry with Michael Torrey, Principal &...
11/20/2020

SNAC Cast episode 10 available NOW! What the 2020 Election Means for the Snack Industry with Michael Torrey, Principal & Founder, Michael Torrey Associates and SNAC Legislative Consultant. Michael Torrey brings unique insights from his 15 years representing SNAC and prior experience as a senior official at the U.S. Department of Agriculture and staffer in the U.S Senate. Torrey discusses the outcome of the election, the importance of the Georgia Senate runoff races, and what a Biden Administration means for the snack industry.

Listen now: https://lnkd.in/dX7ysdr

Episode 9 of SNAC Cast available NOW! Profit with Purpose: Making a Difference One Bag at a Time with Rob Sarlls, Presid...
10/30/2020

Episode 9 of SNAC Cast available NOW! Profit with Purpose: Making a Difference One Bag at a Time with Rob Sarlls, President & CEO, Wyandot Snacks and SNAC International Chairman. Rob Sarlls has spent his career at Wyandot cultivating a cohesive company culture, inspiring change, and harnessing business as a force for good. Sarlls discusses focusing on better-for-you snacks, applying to become a Certified B Corporation, providing COVID-19 relief for employees, and benefitting from SNAC International membership.

Listen here: https://lnkd.in/dNxRxJZ

Webinar: Michael Torrey, SNAC Legislative Consultant, will recap the outcome of the 2020 presidential election and discu...
10/15/2020

Webinar: Michael Torrey, SNAC Legislative Consultant, will recap the outcome of the 2020 presidential election and discuss the first 100/200 day issues, and shifts in agency leadership: https://lnkd.in/dyzKWa6

Webinar: FDA’s proposed rule for food traceability has the potential to affect the entire food supply system and would i...
10/13/2020

Webinar: FDA’s proposed rule for food traceability has the potential to affect the entire food supply system and would impose additional recordkeeping requirements for certain foods on the Food Traceability List. Learn how to adapt and comply: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/6112521999521975309

SNAC International announces new dates for #SNAXPO 2021: the most valued trade show and convention devoted exclusively t...
10/06/2020

SNAC International announces new dates for #SNAXPO 2021: the most valued trade show and convention devoted exclusively to the international snacking industry will now be held August 22-24, 2021 in Charlotte, NC. This new date supersedes the March 28-30 dates announced earlier this year.

“We are pleased to announce the return of SNAXPO,” said Elizabeth Avery, President and CEO of SNAC International. “Industry executives consistently tell us this is one of the most important events on their calendar, and it was sorely missed this year. So, we have developed a plan to bring the snack industry together, safely, in-person to help its companies and its leaders develop the products, marketing strategies and supply chain solutions that help them win with consumers.”

Read more: https://snacintl.org/2020/10/06/snac-international-announces-new-date-for-snaxpo-2021/

SNAC Cast Episode 8 available NOW! Challenging Stereotypes: Paving the Way for Greater Diversity in Supply Chain with La...
09/25/2020

SNAC Cast Episode 8 available NOW! Challenging Stereotypes: Paving the Way for Greater Diversity in Supply Chain with Laura Maxwell, SVP of Supply Chain, PepsiCo. In this episode, Editor of Baking & Snack magazine, Joanie Spencer meets with Laura Maxwell, who graduated with a degree in industrial engineering when statistics were not in her favor (one in 14 graduates was a woman). Maxwell shares personal stories that propelled her to success, the need to fight implicit bias in STEM education and career gender stereotypes.

Listen now: https://lnkd.in/drdzRRC

On September 17-18, 2020, SNAC International's 44th Annual Executive Leadership Forum (the Executive Livestream Forum th...
09/21/2020

On September 17-18, 2020, SNAC International's 44th Annual Executive Leadership Forum (the Executive Livestream Forum this year) virtually gathered over 70 snack industry leaders, including 17 first-time attendees, 42 snack producers and 31 suppliers for two mornings of education and networking.

"I am proud that even in uncertain, difficult times SNAC International can still create a place of community and support for our members to learn and engage in meaningful discussion about the future," said Elizabeth Avery, President & CEO, SNAC International. "SNAC’s role of fostering relationship-building and learning opportunities only continues to grow, and we were pleased to still offer these pillars of member value in a virtual setting. Thank you to all of our sponsors for making the event possible.”

Read more: https://lnkd.in/enVZuhe

That’s a wrap on #ELF20! SNAC's 44th Annual Executive Leadership Forum (now the Executive Livestream Forum) virtually ga...
09/18/2020

That’s a wrap on #ELF20! SNAC's 44th Annual Executive Leadership Forum (now the Executive Livestream Forum) virtually gathered over 70 industry leaders, including 17 first-time attendees, for two full mornings of education and networking. From AI implementation strategies and economic projections, to expert insight into the upcoming election and volatile political climate, ELF delivered on this year’s theme: “Reconnecting: Charting the Path Forward”.

Day 2 of #ELF20 continues with a panel discussion moderated by SNAC Legislative Consultant Michael Torrey. Political ins...
09/18/2020

Day 2 of #ELF20 continues with a panel discussion moderated by SNAC Legislative Consultant Michael Torrey. Political insiders Mark McKinnon and Paul Begala will analyze the current state-of-play of U.S. politics and forecast what to expect from this presidential campaign season.

Day 2 of our Executive Livestream Forum kicks off with a panel discussion between Boston Consulting Group partners Jim B...
09/18/2020

Day 2 of our Executive Livestream Forum kicks off with a panel discussion between Boston Consulting Group partners Jim Brennan and Taylor Smith. The pair will share how CPGs are adopting AI, CPG opportunities, and AI implementation secrets of success. #ELF20

Our Executive Livestream Forum kicks off with ELF 2019's most highly-rated speaker, Brian Beaulieu, ITR Economics. Brian...
09/17/2020

Our Executive Livestream Forum kicks off with ELF 2019's most highly-rated speaker, Brian Beaulieu, ITR Economics. Brian will discuss COVID-19’s economic turmoil and provide clarity of vision regarding what the economy will look like in the next 6 months and over the next 3 years. #ELF20

The Executive Livestream Forum starts Thursday! This exclusive virtual event will feature high quality speakers with ins...
09/15/2020

The Executive Livestream Forum starts Thursday! This exclusive virtual event will feature high quality speakers with insights to help drive business and ample opportunities for virtual networking to help maintain a strong sense of community: https://snacintl.org/2020/02/11/executive-leadership-forum/

Thank you to Sosland Publishing for highlighting SNAC’s industry support during the COVID-19 pandemic in its recent Sinc...
09/09/2020
ABA, SNAC International support members in COVID-19 responses

Thank you to Sosland Publishing for highlighting SNAC’s industry support during the COVID-19 pandemic in its recent Since Sliced Bread Podcast alongside Robb Mackie with American Bakers Association. Find out how the SNAC team has worked diligently to circulate the most up to date resources and how we’ve kept our members virtually connected during these difficult times: https://www.bakingbusiness.com/articles/51771-aba-snac-international-support-members-in-covid-19-responses

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SNAC Cast Episode 7 available NOW! Keeping an Open Mind: Taking Opportunities as They Come with Lisa Stern, SVP of Sales...
09/04/2020

SNAC Cast Episode 7 available NOW! Keeping an Open Mind: Taking Opportunities as They Come with Lisa Stern, SVP of Sales & Marketing, LifeSpice Ingredients. In this episode, Lisa Stern, a self-proclaimed “doer”, capitalizes on every opportunity to grow professionally, including: landing a corporate job while bartending, teaching herself new skills during down time at her first job and chairing food-related committees at her children’s school.

Listen now: https://snacintl.org/snac-cast/

JUST RELEASED: SNAC’s 2020 State of the Industry Report. Members can discover the latest brand-level snack sales data an...
08/27/2020

JUST RELEASED: SNAC’s 2020 State of the Industry Report. Members can discover the latest brand-level snack sales data and trend analysis from IRI, and see how snack producers pivot to satisfy evolving #COVID19 preferences and behaviors, what’s new and emerging, and which brands are growing for all snack categories: https://snacintl.org/member-resources/

SNAC Cast Episode 6 available NOW! Paving the Way Forward: Reimagining Salty Snacks with Kristy Lewis, Founder & CEO, Qu...
08/21/2020

SNAC Cast Episode 6 available NOW! Paving the Way Forward: Reimagining Salty Snacks with Kristy Lewis, Founder & CEO, Quinn Snacks. Kristy Lewis always cooked popcorn on the stove with parmesan, rosemary, maple syrup and sea salt. Even though she enjoyed cooking it, she wanted the convenience of popping it in the microwave. When she was on maternity leave for her first child Quinn, she began experimenting until she created her beloved company by the same name — Quinn Snacks. With her “first to market” mindset, Lewis reinvented microwaveable popcorn using simple ingredients and paper packaging, all while raising three children: https://lnkd.in/d6TSTxq

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