Consumer Publications Honor Snyder's-Lance Snack Brands

Published in CSP Daily News

SHAPE, Rodale's give nod to Cape Cod chips, Snyder's of Hanover pretzels

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Leading snack food company Snyder's-Lance, Inc. is proud to announce that two of its brands have been honored by top consumer publications thus far in 2012.

SHAPE magazine selected Cape Cod's newest potato chip variety, Waffle Cut Sea Salt, as the potato chip winner for the 2012 SHAPE Snack Awards in the "Best for Parties" category.

The SHAPE Snack Awards recognizes the best low-calorie snacks of the year and products must meet strict nutritional guidelines to be considered by editors. The awards are listed in the July 2012 issue of SHAPE magazine, which reaches more than two million readers through its print and online editions.

Rodale's selected Snyder's of Hanover Organic Honey Whole Wheat Pretzel Sticks as a better-for-you snack option in its "Eat This, Not That!" list of the 21 Best Organic Snacks. Rodale is a publisher of health and wellness magazines, books and digital properties, including Men's Health, Women's Health, Prevention and Runner's World. The publisher reaches more than 70 million people around the world.

"We are extremely pleased that several brands in the Snyder's-Lance family have been recognized this year for product quality, taste and innovation," said John Konradt, Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer of Snyder's-Lance. "We're committed to offering a wide variety of high-quality products and these awards help validate the significant effort and investment that we continue to put into developing irresistible snack food offerings for our consumers."

Snyder's-Lance Inc., based in Charlotte, N.C., manufactures and markets snack foods throughout the United States and internationally. The company's products include pretzels, sandwich crackers, potato chips, cookies, tortilla chips, restaurant style crackers, nuts and other snacks. It sells products under the Snyder's of Hanover, Lance, Krunchers!, Cape Cod, EatSmart Naturals, Jays, Grande, Tom's, Archway, O-Ke-Doke and Stella D'oro brands along with a number of private-label and third-party brands. Snyder's-Lance will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Lance Sandwich Crackers brand in 2013. The company distributes its products through grocery and mass merchandisers, convenience stores, club stores, foodservice outlets and other channels.