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The Snack Report - April 11, 2014

SFA Encourages Member Support of Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act

Registration Open for SFA's Facts Up Front Webinar--April 15

SFA Commends Members' Dedication, Wrapping Up the 2014 Legislative Summit

Reddi-wip Gives ConAgra a Heaping Opportunity

Pepsi Inks Deal to Develop Salt Replacements, Debuts New Offerings

CSAF Grateful for GMO Labeling Act Proposal

FDA Offers Guidance on Honey Labels

FTC Investigates Yelp Complaints

Snack Ingredient Removes Toxins from the Body

Easter Candy Sales Set to Rise

Wal-Mart to Expand Organic Offerings

Family Dollar Looks to Cut Expenses, Close Stores

Mondelez Firms Up the Future by Spending in the Present

Clif Bar Launches New Organic Bar

Peeps to be Seen Year-Round

Cocoa Grindings Up in Europe

Wal-Mart Hopes for India Expansion

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    The Snack Report - April 4, 2014

    Attend SFA's 2014 Legislative Summit: April 9-10 in Washington, DC!

    Facts Up Front Webinar from SFA, April 15--Register Now!

    SFA ACTION ALERT: Oppose NLRB "Ambush" Election Rule

    Pepsi Honored by EPA Award

    New Offerings from Herr's

    U.S. Senator: FDA User Fees Unlikely

    Major Blow to COOL Critics

    U.S. Sugar Industry Accuses Mexico of Dumping

    Vending Tax Exemption Passes in New York

    States Starting New Round of Food Stamp Cuts

    Georgia Waits for USDA's Food Stamp Decision

    Peanut Usage In Snacks On The Rise

    Mintel States Nut-Based Spread Sales Still Growing

    Spicy Asian Foods Popular with Consumers

    U.S. to See Smaller Avocado Crop

    Annie's Inc. Finalizes Safeway Snack Facility

    Mondelez Releases New Offerings

    Specialty Food Sales Reach Record-High In 2013

    Snacks & Candy Account For 10% Of C-Store Sales

    B&G to Acquire Specialty Brands of America

    Family Dollar Adds Food Items

    7-Eleven Expands In Japan

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      The Snack Report - March 28, 2014

      Attend SFA's 2014 Legislative Summit: April 9-10 in Washington, DC!

      Nutrition Facts Labeling Webinar Available in Member Resources...

      SFA is also Pleased To Offer Three New Upcoming Webinars on: Facts Up Front Labeling, Dietary Guidelines and the School Wellness Program, as well as Ingredients and Naturally Occurring Chemicals and PHOs 

      Frito-Lay's Introduces New Pretzel 

      FDA: We're Sticking with Voluntary GMO Labeling, User Fees Up in the Air

      House Lawmakers Roll back NLRB's Grasp

      Navajo Nation Council being asked to Override Junk Food Tax Veto

      FMCSA Proposes New E-Logging Device Proposal

      Saturated Fat Study Gets Corrected

      Trans Fat Crackdown: Here are Two Practical Alternatives to a Blanket Ban on PHOs, Industry Tells FDA

      No Link between Food Ingredients and Hives/Allergic Reactions, Study Finds

      Snickers Producer Opens First Plant in Decades

      New Imported Confectionery Data Released by FAS

      Bimbo Bakeries to Close Long Island Facility

      Flowers Foods Continues to Expand

      Wal-Mart's Profit Decided by the Feds?

      No Health Concerns Found in Foods Tested for Acrylamide

      When Is a Food Not a Snack?

      Mail-Order Snacking Site Uses Technology to Help Consumers

      French Parliamentary Report Pushes 'Fast-Food' Tax

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        The Snack Report - March 14, 2014

        SFA's Johnson to Lead Regulatory Webinar, Members Attend FREE!

        SFA's 2014 Legislative Summit: April 9-10 in Washington, DC-SFA Members Attend FREE

        SFA and IRI Presents: State of the Snack Food Industry

        SFA Partners with America's Heros for Veteran Employment

        SFA and CSAF Seek Standards for GMO Labeling

        Moye Moves in as VP Sales with RBS

        Snyder's Launches New Offerings

        USDA Opens Up Comment Period for Farm Bill

        White House to Seek Overtime for Certain Employees

        Mondelez Looks to a More Global Approach

        Walnut Farmers Try to Remain Optimistic Amid Dry Conditions

        IRI Reports Most Successful 2013 Launches

        Mintel: Millennials Share More than Boomers

        Mars Inc. Looks to Push Green Policy

        Palm Oil Falls Amid Weakened Demand

        Chobani Hopes to Part with 20% Sell-Off

        Snack Distributor to Open New Facility

        China's Sweet for Hershey

        Lindt Establishes New Retail Concept

        Food Processing in Canada is Heating Up

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          • The Snack Report - February 28, 2014

            SNAXPO 2014 Kicks Off in Dallas

            Download the SNAXPO 2014 App Now!

            Save the Dates for SFA's 2014 Legislative Summit: April 9-10 in Washington, DC

            SFA and CSAF Seek Standards for GMO Labeling

            SFA Publishes Second Edition of Monthly Executive Insights: Need-To-Know Information & Action Items for Snack Food Executives

            SFA Lends a Hand to Repeal FMCSA's Hours of Service Rule

            SFA and American Bakers Association Publish 2013 Salary & Benefits Survey

            SFA Leads the Way Against Regulatory Taxes

            ConAgra to Open New Facility in Indiana

            Pepsi Stepping Up Offerings with New Lines

            Oscar Mayer Presents: P3 Portable Protein Pack

            Meyer Industries to Show the Magna Weigh at SNAXPO 2014

            Experience MeadWestvaco's New EvertainPackaging at SNAXPO 2014

            Crystal Filtration Debuts New Technologies at SNAXPO 2014 in Dallas

            Mikesell's Snack Food's Launches New Offerings

            House Whip McCarthy Takes Aim at Obama Administration Regulations

            FDA to Alter Nutrition Facts Label: Cost $2.3 Billion

            Ag. Secretary, First Lady Debut New School Snack Proposed Rule

            FDA Reports New FSMA Date Guidelines

            EPA Rethinks RFS

            SCOTUS Looks at Plant Emissions

            U.S., Japan Fail to Reach Common Ground on Trade Agreement

            California Senate to Take Up GMO Labeling

            Nestle Reveals New Fruit and Veggie Bars

            ZEGO Debuts New Packaging for Allergy Sensitive Consumers

            Companies are Not Ready for an Aging Consumer

            California Drought Impacts Almond Farmers

            Americans Love Potatoes

            Gluten-Free Foods are too Expensive, say Celiac Shoppers

            Pennsylvanian Ice Cream to Hit Chinese Shelves

            Calbee Inc. Jumps into British Market

            USDA: China Gobbles Up Potato Chips


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            March 3, 2014
          • The Snack Report - February 21, 2014

            SFA and CSAF Seek Standards for GMO Labeling

            SNAXPO 2014 - LAST CHANCE TO REGISTER and attend the General Session with President George W. Bush

            Register NOW for SFA's 2014 Legislative Summit: April 9-10 in Washington, DC

            SFA Publishes Monthly Executive Insights: Need-To-Know Information & Action Items for Snack Food Executives

            SFA and American Bakers Association Publish 2013 Salary & Benefits Survey

            LAST CHANCE to Register for the 18th Annual "Snack Foods Processing: Extruded Snacks and Tortilla Chips" Practical Short Course, Feb. 23-28 – College Station, TX

            SFA Leads the Way Against Regulatory Taxes

            A New Look into Unhealthy

            Snyder's Launching New Flavor Combinations

            Kellogg to go Green with Palm Oil

            Frito-Lay Files Patent for 'Improved' Pita Chip Production

            Tune In for Punjabi's Popcorn Profile!

            ConAgra to Revamp Private Label Offerings

            Pepsi to Spin-Off Snack Brands?

            President Obama to Cut Truck, Bus Emissions

            New System will Ease Export/Import Process

            American-Indians Dodge Snack Food Tax

            First Lady Celebrates Let's Move!

            Hillshire Debuts New Offerings, Looks for Expansion

            Quaker to Crunch Wednesdays in Winter

            Stevia First Discovers New Variant

            BPA Safe Says Report

            Hershey Launches New Flavors of Lancaster's

            Gluten-Free Still a Major Industry Trend

            Jack Link's Purchasing Snack Business from Unilever

            Consumers Weigh Price of GMOs

            Russell Stover to Consult about Selling

            Cocoa Harvest Biggest in Three Years for West African Nation 

            GM Eyes Overseas Expansion

            Indian Sugar to Drop to Four-Year Low


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            February 21, 2014
          • The Snack Report - February 7, 2014

            SNAXPO 2014, Feb. 7 - LAST Chance to Receive Special Pricing, Attend the General Session with President George W. Bush

            Save the Dates for SFA's 2014 Legislative Summit: April 9-10 in Washington, DC 

            SFA Publishes Monthly Executive Insights: Need-To-Know Information & Action Items for Snack Food Executives

            SFA and American Bakers Association Publish 2013 Salary & Benefits Survey

            Register Now for the 18th Annual "Snack Foods Processing: Extruded Snacks and Tortilla Chips" Practical Short Course, Feb. 23-28 – College Station, TX

            Green Joins Pretzels Inc. as Sales and Marketing Coordinator

            Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee Requests Comments

            National Association of Manufacturers Speak Out over NLRB Proposal

            GAO: FMCSA Program is Flawed

            FDA Issues Guidance for Risky Foods

            FDA Proposes Rules on Hygienic Transportation

            FMCSA Releases 34-Hour Driver Restart Report

            FDA Issues Guidance on Social Media Interaction

            Sweet Garden Fields Patents New Reb. A Products

            Consumers Become more Mindful of Recalls

            Shoppers Look to Increase Purchasing

            U.S. Teens Double Recommended Salt Intake

            Post Inks Deal for Nestle Brands

            The End of the Meal as We Know It? Half of Eating Occasions Now Snacks, Says Hartman

            Wal-Mart Looks to Canadian Investment 

            African Nation's Sugar Output to Climb for Third Consecutive Year


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            February 7, 2014
          • The Snack Report - January 31, 2014

            Register by Feb. 7 and SAVE! Enroll in the SNAXPO Full Package and Attend the General Session with President George W. Bush

             

            Save the Dates for SFA's 2014 Legislative Summit: April 8-10 in Washington, DC

             

            SFA Publishes Monthly Executive Insights: Need-To-Know Information & Action Items for Snack Food Executives

             

            SFA and American Bakers Association Publish 2013 Salary & Benefits Survey

             

            Register Now for the 18th Annual "Snack Foods Processing: Extruded Snacks and Tortilla Chips" Practical Short Course, Feb. 23-28 – College Station, TX

            Jack "Grandpa" Shearer Passes Away at 86

            PepsiCo's Frito-Lay's to Rebrand Simply Natural as Simply

            Snyder's Launches New Korn Krunchers Line

            Farm Bill Agreement Unveiled by House and Senate Lawmakers

            FTC to Review Sysco, US Foods Deal

            FDA Adds Public Meetings Regarding FSMA

            Industry Looks to Canola to Replace PHOs

            Whole Foods Helps out with Small Business Loans

            Muller Launches New Yogurt Line

            The Big Game Brings Big Opportunities

            Girl Scouts Bake Up Gluten-Free Cookies

            Everything is a Snack: Time to Re-invent the Potato Chip

            Hillshire Brands Looks to the Snack Industry

            Wallace Farms Ships Products for a Touchdown

            GM Looks for Low-Sodium, Fat Patent

            Hershey Exceeds 2013 Certified Cocoa Goal

            Kellogg's Debuts New Breakfast Option

            BENEO Invents Tooth-Friendly Bubble Gum Additive

            Peanut Protein Possible Key to Treat Peanut Allergy

            Water-Soluble Emulsion Developed

            Snacking Celebration: The Big Game

            Online Advertising on the Rise in 2013

            Sweet and Savory Desserts Trend to Hit in 2014

            Cocoa Prices Fall Amid Unrevised Forecast

            General Mills Looks to Compete with Chobani with New Pop-Up Store

            McCormick Invests with Hopes of Spicing Up Gains

            Monsanto Shareholders Nix GMO Labeling

            Chobani isn't Greek to U.K.


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            February 7, 2014
          • The Snack Report - January 24, 2014

            Register by Feb. 7 and SAVE! Enroll in the SNAXPO Full Package and Attend the General Session with President George W. Bush

            Save the Dates for SFA's 2014 Legislative Summit: April 8-10 in Washington, DC

            SFA Needs YOUR Help: Support EPAs Proposal to Lower RFS Mandate

            Register Now for the 18th Annual "Snack Foods Processing: Extruded Snacks and Tortilla Chips" Practical Short Course, Feb. 23-28 – College Station, TX

            SFA's Johnson Sheds Light on Updating U.S. Dietary Guidelines

            Pepsi Eyes Mexico Investments

            U.S. House Lawmakers Look to Axe Ethanol Mandate

            SFA Watches Proposed NJ Truck Operator Bill

            FMCSA Extends Record Requirements

            National Organic Program Debuts Final Guidance for Unpackaged Organics

            Government Funded Through the Summer, White-Potato Ban May be Reversed

            Nabiso Adds New Oreo Line

            C-Store Openings on the Rise

            Van's Natural Foods Debuts Snack Line

            Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory Purchases Frozen Yogurt Company

            Jack Crisps Cheese Crisps Hit Shelves

            Torn Ranch Launches New Graham Sandwich

            Economic Boom Expected for 2014

            Lake Champlain Chocolates Introduces New Flavors

            Consumers Eat Big with Game-Day Wings

            Cocoa Processing to Increase in Asia

            Pringles to Debut in India


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            January 24, 2014
          • The Snack Report - January 17, 2014

            Register for the SNAXPO Full Package and Attend the General Session with President George W. Bush

            Register Now for the 18th Annual "Snack Foods Processing: Extruded Snacks and Tortilla Chips" Practical Short Course, Feb. 23-28 – College Station, TX

            SFA's Johnson Sheds Light on Updating U.S. Dietary Guidelines

            SFA's HACCP/Food Safety Modernization Act Workshop, Jan. 23 in Baltimore is Fast Approaching - Register Now!

            FDA Approves SFA's Motion to Extend Comment Period, March 8, 2014

            Snyder's of Hanover Adds New Offering

            Reading Thermal Launches New Website

            House Easily Passes Omnibus Spending Bill 359-67

            FMCSA Announces New Short Haul Guidance...

            ...Proposes Rule to Curtail Coercing...

            ...Extends Record Requirements

            Recess Appointments Face SCOTUS

            Sweet Green Fields Announces Organic Sugar Substitute

            Food Manufacturing Adds over 15K Jobs, 2013

            Baskin-Robins Unit Count Declining, Offering Vets Franchise Discounts

            Investment Firm Acquires Second Chocolate Company

            Krispy Kreme to Open Delaware Store

            Pure Via Launches with Non-GMOs

            Cocoa Production Exceeds Expectations

            Graeter's to Add New Line

            REV'D Superfood Bars Available Now

            Sports Bar Meets Consumer Demands

            LUNA Introduces Two New Protein Bar Flavors

            Exotic Cupcake Restaurant Opens In Manhattan 

            Japan's $190bn Snack Market is an R&D Playground: Euromonitor

            FoodDrinkEurope Launches Acrylamide Toolbox

            Candy Company Makes Acquisition

            ADM Co. Grabs Partial Peanut Company Ownership


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            January 17, 2014

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