Snack World - May 1, 2011 - (Page 47)

1 2 1. Bob Shearer (center), CEO, Shearer’s Foods, talks about how the company built the first Platinum LEED-certified food processing plant during an education session on Sustainability and the Bottom Line. Also on the panel were Steve Surmay (left), senior vice-president of co-pack operations, Shearer’s Foods, and Burke Ewers (right), senior vice-president of sales, Lime Energy. 2. Jim McCarthy (right), SFA president and CEO, presents a signed basketball from the University of Kansas men’s basketball team to outgoing SFA chairman Blake Thompson, senior vice-president, supply chain, Snyder’s-Lance. 3. SFA’s 2010-2011 chairman Blake Thompson (right), senior vicepresident, supply chain, Snyder’s-Lance, passes the chairman’s gavel to Matt Colford, director of marketing, Old Dutch Foods. 4. Lisa Katic (right), RD, principal, K Consulting LLP, and SFA’s health and nutrition policy consultant, answers a question during the Nutrition Keys frontof-pack labeling education session, as Susan Borra, RD, senior vicepresident of communications, Food Marketing Institute, gets ready to respond. 5. Each of the five education sessions held during SNAXPO 2011 was well attended. 5 3 Get Ready for SNAXPO 2012: Celebrating 4 75 Years Mark your calendars now for SNAXPO 2012, the 75th annual exhibition and conference, to be held March 16-19 at the Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, AZ. Building on the tremendous momentum generated at this year’s SNAXPO, big plans are now under way to make this celebration of the 75th annual exhibition and conference for the snack food industry the biggest and best ever. Exhibitors and attendees alike raved about the programming and business opportunities at SNAXPO 2011 in Orlando, FL, and next year’s show will be even more exciting as it will include equipment manufacturers and suppliers — and their major products — on the exhibit hall floor. An outstanding lineup of solid educational programming also will be offered, along with plenty of networking and recreational opportunities. Activities to celebrate this important 75th anniversary milestone will be held as well. Don’t miss out! Plan to attend today! May 2011 Snack World 47

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Snack World - May 1, 2011

Snack World - May 1, 2011
Letter from SFA - Progress and Advocacy
Supplier’s Corner - Onward and Upward
Government Affairs - SFA on the March
Government Affairs - Change Ahead
State of the Industry Report - Brands are Back
For More Research on Snacks
Natural Chips Reign Supreme
Top Potato Chip Brands
TORTILLA CHIPS - Tackling Hot Trends
PRETZELS - Healthy and Beyond
SNACK CRACKERS - The More Healthful Snack
Top Pretzel Brands
Top Snack Cracker Brands
COOKIES - Decadently Healthy
CORN SNACKS - The Scoop on Corn Chips
Top Corn Snack Brands
SNACK NUTS & SEEDS - Investing in Innovation
Top Nut, Seed and Corn Nut Brands
CHEESE SNACKS - Say Cheese to New Snacks
Top Cheese Snack Brands
PORK RINDS - Still on a Fast Track
Top Pork Rind Brands
MEAT SNACKS - Meating High Expectations
Top Meat Snack Brands
READY-TO-EAT POPCORN - Expanding Indulgence
Top RTE Popc orn/Caramel C orn Brands
MICROWAVE POPCORN - Convenience and Health
OTHER SALTED SNACKS - Catch-all Segment Builds With Variety
Top Microwave Popcorn Brands
Top Other Salted Snack Brands
SALSA AND DIPS - Salsa Dips, Dips Rise
Top Salsa and Dip Brands
Innovative and Educational …
Earl Wise Sr. Enters Circle of Honor
Overheard at SnaxPro
Get Ready for SNAXPO 2012: Celebrating 75 Years
New Snacks
Products & Services
Ad Index

Snack World - May 1, 2011