Snac World - February 2018 - 5

CONTENTS

SNAXPO OFFICIAL SHOW ISSUE

SNAC INTERNATIONAL STAFF
Elizabeth Avery
President & CEO
eavery@snacintl.org
ext. 204

Paul Downey
Director, Finance &
Administration
pdowney@snacintl.org
ext. 208

Lily Wachtor
Communications
Associate
lwachtor@snacintl.org
ext. 210

Liz Wells
Vice President,
Meetings & Events
lwells@snacintl.org
ext. 202

Jessica Hixson
Director, Government Affairs
jhixson@snacintl.org
ext. 205

Colleen Farley
Member Engagement
Associate
cfarley@snacintl.org
ext. 203

David Walsh
Vice President,
Membership & Communications
dwalsh@snacintl.org
ext. 213

Abby Valentino
Manager, Meetings & Events
avalentino@snacintl.org
ext. 201

SNAC INTERNATIONAL
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Chairman
Dan Sifer
Herr Foods, Inc.

SNAC General Counsel
Martin Hahn
Hogan Lovells US LLP

Vice Chairwoman
Jolie Weber
Wise Foods, Inc.

Canadian Snack Food
Association Rep.
Kent Hawkins
W.T. Hawkins Ltd.

2nd Vice Chairman
Fritz Kohmann
Shearer's Foods, LLC
Treasurer
Mike Harper
Rudolph Foods Co., Inc.

Directors at Large
Jeff Higgins
AEC Past President
Savor Seasonings
Craig Shiesley
Amplify Snack Brands

Secretary
Leanne Oliver
Frito-Lay North America

Brian Greth
Utz Quality Foods, LLC

Past Chairman (2016-17)
Mark Winkelman
Better Made Snack Foods, Inc.

Charlie Kennedy
Packaging Corp. of America

Past Chairman (2015-16)
Dan Morgan
BFY Brands

Mike Kaczynski
Evans Food Group Ltd.

Sean Shanley
Bryce Corporation
David Read
Printpack, Inc.
Rob Sarlls
Wyandot, Inc.
Robert "Bob" Cantwell
B&G Foods, Inc.
Steve Sklar
Inventure Foods, Inc.
Scott Smith
Shearer's Foods, LLC
Lisa Walsh
Truco Enterprises
Chip Mann
Pretzels, Inc.
Rich Rudolph
Rudolph Foods Company, Inc.

Bill Hooker
Snyder's-Lance

AEC President
Jeff Almond
Heat and Control, Inc.

Joe Papiri
Snak King Corp.

President & CEO
Elizabeth Avery
SNAC International

Chris Kuechenmeister
PepsiCo North America

SNAC WORLD STAFF
Editorial
Joanie Spencer
jspencer@sosland.com

Advertising Sales
Paul Lattan
plattan@sosland.com

Dan Malovany
dmalovany@sosland.com

Steve Berne
sberne@sosland.com

Nico Roesler
nroesler@sosland.com

Subscription Coordinator
Lily Wachtor
lwachtor@snacintl.org

SNAXPO18 SCHEDULE, MAP AND EXHIBITOR LIST

14

PRETZELS, INC.

20

SNAC INTERNATIONAL
1600 Wilson Blvd., Suite 650
Arlington, VA 22209
Phone: (703) 836-4500 or (800) 628-1334
Fax: (703) 836-8262
Web: www.snacintl.org
E-mail: info@snacintl.org

SNAC World is the official magazine of SNAC International and is produced in conjunction with Sosland Publishing
Company. SNAC World is distributed free-of-charge to members of the organization. SUBSCRIPTIONS: Contact
Lily Wachtor, lwachtor@snacintl.org. SNAC and Sosland Publishing Company assume no responsibility for the
validity of claims in items reported. ©2018 SNAC International. All rights reserved. Reproduction of the whole
or any part of the contents without written permission is prohibited. Printed in U.S.A.

SNAXPO OFFICIAL SHOW ISSUE

Family values drive Pretzels, Inc., to greater heights
and future growth.

INDUSTRY TRENDS

25

In 2018, consumers don't need a resolution to
change their snacking choices.

FLAVORS

29

Charlotte Atchley
catchley@sosland.com
Design
Brian Peterman

A comprehensive speaker schedule, floor map and
exhibitor list to prepare for the show.

Before jumping on the natural flavors train, snack
producers need to consider their options.

EXTRUSION

33

Trendy better-for-you ingredients bring new
challenges to extruding.

PACKAGING INNOVATIONS

36

Single-serve, portion control and healthy trends are
shaping the packaging world.

DEPARTMENTS
06 Letter from SNAC
10 SNAC Update
12 New Member Update

38 New Snacks
40 Products & Services
43 Advertisers' Index

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Snac World - February 2018

Snac World - February 2018
Contents
SNAC LETTER - DRIVING CHANGE TO MEET INDUSTRY NEEDS
SNAC UPDATE - MOVING FORWARD IN 2018
NEW MEMBER UPDATE
SNAXPO18 SCHEDULE
SNAXPO MAP
SNAXPO EXHIBITOR LIST
PRETZELS, INC. - Perseverance leads to SUCCESS
INDUSTRY TRENDS - SNACKING all year long
FLAVORS - Balance the EQUATION
THE CHALLENGE OF SPICY
EXTRUSION - ROUGH AROUND THE EDGES
PACKAGING INNOVATIONS - Sized to Succeed
NEW SNACKS
PRODUCTS & SERVICES
Snac World - February 2018 - Snac World - February 2018
Snac World - February 2018 - Snac World - February 2018
Snac World - February 2018 - 2
Snac World - February 2018 - 3
Snac World - February 2018 - 4
Snac World - February 2018 - Contents
Snac World - February 2018 - SNAC LETTER - DRIVING CHANGE TO MEET INDUSTRY NEEDS
Snac World - February 2018 - 7
Snac World - February 2018 - 8
Snac World - February 2018 - 9
Snac World - February 2018 - SNAC UPDATE - MOVING FORWARD IN 2018
Snac World - February 2018 - 11
Snac World - February 2018 - NEW MEMBER UPDATE
Snac World - February 2018 - 13
Snac World - February 2018 - SNAXPO18 SCHEDULE
Snac World - February 2018 - 15
Snac World - February 2018 - SNAXPO MAP
Snac World - February 2018 - 17
Snac World - February 2018 - SNAXPO EXHIBITOR LIST
Snac World - February 2018 - 19
Snac World - February 2018 - 20
Snac World - February 2018 - PRETZELS, INC. - Perseverance leads to SUCCESS
Snac World - February 2018 - 22
Snac World - February 2018 - 23
Snac World - February 2018 - 24
Snac World - February 2018 - INDUSTRY TRENDS - SNACKING all year long
Snac World - February 2018 - 26
Snac World - February 2018 - 27
Snac World - February 2018 - 28
Snac World - February 2018 - FLAVORS - Balance the EQUATION
Snac World - February 2018 - 30
Snac World - February 2018 - THE CHALLENGE OF SPICY
Snac World - February 2018 - 32
Snac World - February 2018 - EXTRUSION - ROUGH AROUND THE EDGES
Snac World - February 2018 - 34
Snac World - February 2018 - 35
Snac World - February 2018 - PACKAGING INNOVATIONS - Sized to Succeed
Snac World - February 2018 - 37
Snac World - February 2018 - NEW SNACKS
Snac World - February 2018 - 39
Snac World - February 2018 - PRODUCTS & SERVICES
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