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The Snack Report - December 19, 2014

Congress Avoids Shut Down, Passes Legislation that Benefits SFA Members

SFA Co-Sponsors 2015 Sanitary Design Workshop, March 17-18, Chicago

SNAXPO 2015 Registration Open NOW!

REGISTER NOW: HACCP Certification Course and Food Safety Workshop, Feb. 4-5, Baltimore, MD

Transportation Insight Ranked Top of Charlottee Business Journal's Fast 50 List

ConAgra Foods Shares Value Up

Packaging Corporation Shares Reach 52-week High

NLRB "Ambush" Election Rule Finalized

DGAC Holds Final Meeting

FDA Sets 2018 Deadline for Label Changes Compliance

Garrett Popcorn, Candyland Settle "Chicago Mix" Lawsuit

Snacking in 2015 to be Shaped by Occasions: Think Late-Night, Sports and Breakfast-Fillers

Manufacturers Face Tough New Laws to Cut Acrylamide Levels in Food

What Can We Learn From Claims Made on New Products in the U.S. in 2014?

GMO Potatoes Gain Momentum in U.S.

Organic, Healthy Snacks Important in 2015

Meat Bars: The Next Beef Jerky?

Most Americans Not Consuming Enough Nuts

Pop! Gourmet Popcorn Named Snack Producer of the Year

General Mills to Launch 50 Products Including Snacks

Vintage Italia Launches Non-GMO Verified Pasta Chips

Perky Jerky Enters China to Expand Asian Presence

Grupo Bimbo Acquires Saputo's Snack Cake Business

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    The Snack Report - December 12, 2014

    SFA CEO Testifies Before Congress on GMO Labeling

    SFA CEO and SFA Chairman Lobby Capitol Hill

    SFA Welcomes Four New Members

    SFA CEO Finalist for Personality of the Year

    SNAXPO 2015 Registration Open NOW!

    REGISTER NOW: HACCP Certification Course and Food Safety Workshop, Feb. 4-5, Baltimore, MD

    Bigger Can Be Better, Says PepsiCo CEO

    PepsiCo Adds New Variety to Tostitos Line

    House Avoids Government Shutdown, Senate has 2 Days to Act

    Oregon GMO Ballot Initiative Officially Fails

    House Subcommittee Mulls Voluntary GMO Labeling Legislation

    Los Angeles GMO Ban Fails to Leave Committee

    WIC May Add Potatoes to Covered Items

    Kass to Depart White House

    California Almond Industry Generates $1 Billion in Revenue

    Ethnic Spices and Sour, Salty Flavors Projected for 2015 Trends

    Private Label Growth Slow, but Perception of Quality Good

    Hickory Harvest Launches Line of Organic Snacks

    Company Unveils Vending Machine that can Deny Junk Food Purchases

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      The Snack Report - December 5, 2014

      SFA CEO to Testify Before Congress on GMO Labeling

      REGISTER NOW: HACCP Certification Course and Food Safety Workshop, Feb. 4-5, Baltimore, MD

      Reading Barkery Systems Expands Facility

      Snyder's-Lance Brings Back Popular Stella D'oro Lady Stella Assortment

      AC Horn Appoints First Ever Chief Operation Officer

      Chefs Don't Label GMO Either

      The GMO/Non-GMO Potato

      U.S. Appeals WTO COOL Ruling

      Hawaii County GMO Crop Law Struck Down

      Hawaiian Bill for Taxing Land Used to Test GMOs Vetoed

      Ready-to-eat Popcorn on the Rise

      USDA Releases Potato Harvest Projections

      Vending Machine Fare Grows Healthier

      Peanut Production Up

      Olam International Acquires McCleskey Mills

      EU Labeling Law Adds Impetus to the Sustainable Palm Drive

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        The Snack Report - November 21, 2014

        TAKE ACTION! Tell Congress to Enact a Legislative Fix to Avoid COOL Retaliation

        REGISTER NOW: HACCP Certification Course and Food Safety Workshop, Feb. 4-5, Baltimore, MD

        BluePrint Automation Appoints Southeast Regional Sales Manager

        Bemis Provides Alternatives to Barex Packaging Solutions

        Reading Thermal Introduces Fixed Position Temperature Probe

        EPA Delays Ethanol Rule Decision Until 2015

        Oregon GMO Labeling Law May Get Recount

        FDA Published Updates Guidance on Food Facility Registration

        CSPI Petitions to Make Sesame an Allergen

        Conaway Officially Dubbed House Agriculture Committee Chair

        Stabenow Will Remain on Senate Agriculture Committee

        Navajo Nation Junk Food Tax Approved

        The Hottest Snack In America Right Now Is Gourmet Dehydrated Meat

        Popcorn Sales Push Past $1 Billion Mark

        BakeryAndSnacks Opens Entries for Personality of the Year 2014

        Peanut Drying Facility for Sale as Part of Bankruptcy

        Trend Watch 2015: The New Crunchy Snacks

        The Gluten-Free Diet "Fad" May be Unsustainable

        Gluten-free Sales to Hit $8.8 Billion

        Millennials Drive Food Trends Despite Lag in Spending

        General Mills Agrees to Remove Natural Claims

        Organic Popular Among Consumers Despite Lack of Knowledge

        Carbohydrate in Pistachios May Harm Physical Performance

        Canada Expands Allowed Gluten-free Claims

        World Governments Make Push for Healthier Food

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          • The Snack Report - November 14, 2014

            SFA CEO Speaks Out on Nutrition Facts Panel

            November SNACK WORLD Offers Profiles on Wise Foods Inc. and Kliklok-Woodman

            REGISTER NOW: HACCP Certification Course and Food Safety Workshop, Feb. 4-5, Baltimore, MD

            PepsiCo Renews Commitment to Veterans, Recycling

            Markel Bakery Group Names Scott Bieker as Sales Director

            Snyder's-Lance Completes Facility Upgrade

            AIB International Names Lance Reeve as Director of Food Safety Services Innovation

            Boulder Brands Builds on Gluten-free Offerings

            Fuchs North America Introduces Ethnic Inspiration II Collection

            DGAC Meets, One More Meeting Left

            EWG Releases "Dirty Dozen" Food Additive List

            FDA CFSAN Names Mayne Director

            Proposed OSHA Rule Attempting to Publicize Workplace Injury Data Getting Pushback from Business Groups

            Navajo Nation Considers Tax on Certain Foods

            Ten Foods Taking Over the American Diet

            Krave Jerky Seeks to Double Sales

            Global Food Price Index Shows Signs of Stability, says FAO

            Already, Marketers Look Past Christmas to the Super Bowl

            Interbake Improves Production Facility

            Walnuts May Slow Progress of Prostate Cancer

            Mondelez to Buy Stake in Vietnam's Kinh Do Snack Unit

            EU on Road to Allowing Individual GMO Bans

            International Study on GMOs Underway


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            November 14, 2014
          • The Snack Report - November 7, 2014

            Colorado and Oregon GMO Ballots DEFEATED

            SFA Submits Sodium Comments to the DGAC

            SFA to Host HACCP Certification Workshop, February 3-4 in Baltimore

            Snyder's-Lance Places Focus on Healthy Foods

            GMO Potato Designed by J.R. Simplot Approved by USDA

            Savor Seasonings LLC Receives A+ Certification in Thorough Unannounced Audit

            Elections, Elections, Elections

            Top Ten Food Fights Facing the Obama Administration and Congress

            Potatoes Caught Up In Port Slowdown

            Popping Trends of the Popcorn Industry: FONA

            Corrugated Packaging Not Going Away in Snacks

            Golden Peanut Company Acquires Harrell Nut Company

            Researchers Look Into Treatment for Thrips

            Kansas Corn Harvest Nearly Complete

            Corn Prices Much Lower than Last Year

            Hammond's Launches New Popcorn Varieties

            Ezaki Glico Seeks to Make Pocky Billion Dollar International Brand

            Croatian Snack Producer Makes Bid for Slovenian Food Company


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            November 12, 2014
          • The Snack Report - September 7, 2012

            August Issue of Snack World Now Available Online!

            Register Now For The Snack School Oct. 14-16 In Philadelphia, PA

            Visit SFA at the Baking & Snack Break Area at PACK EXPO 2012

            Prop. 37, Cailfornia's High-Stakes Food Fued, Continues

            Snyder's-Lance To Buy Snack Factory For $340 Million

            Markel Acquires Reading Bakery

            Wind Point To Buy Shearer Foods

            Kraft Details Plans For New Snack Division

            Barilla Puts Hopes On Pasta

            Sugar Lawsuit Filed By CPG Companies

            Company Files With Fed To Approve Spirulina Color Additive

            RBA Ups Bid To Raisin Packers

            Vitamin D2 Bakers Yeast

            PopChips Debuts Big Ad Campaign

            Op-Ed: Watch Out For Potential Misclassification

            Brown Tree Retail Launches Online


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            November 5, 2014
          • The Snack Report - October 31, 2014

            WTO Rules U.S. COOL Rule Violates Trade Obligations, SFA Sends Letter to Congress

            SFA Sends DGAC Letter to Agriculture & HHS Secretaries

            SFA Holds FSMA Webinar

            SFA to Host HACCP Certification Workshop, February 3-4 in Baltimore, MD

            Pennsylvania Labor Secretary Tours Utz Facility

            Inventure Increases Production With Facility Expansion

            Lance Snacks Bets Big on Radio

            Recent Poll Shows Oregon GMO Ballot Could be Narrowly Defeated

            WSJ Editorial Board Says No to GMO Labeling

            EWG Releases "Good Food, Bad Food" Database

            U.S., Mexico Reach Deal in Sugar Dispute

            Election Day is Nov. 4, Remind Employees to Vote

            Researchers Urge Retailers to Replace Kids' 'Eye Level' Junk Food

            'Snack' is in the Eye of the Beholder

            Who is the Global Snacker?

            Simply 7 Snacks: When Making a Quinoa Chip, Consumers Expect Quiona to be First Ingredient

            Stonewall Kitchen Expands Distribution, Appoints CEO

            NatureBox Partners With American Airlines to Offer Inflight Snacks

            Researchers Say GMO Regulations Hold Back Innovation

            Snack Food Exports Have Potential in Germany

            Ivory Coast Cashew Production Booming


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            November 4, 2014
          • The Snack Report - October 24, 2014

            Webinar: FSMA Re-Proposed Rules

            SFA to Host HACCP Certification Workshop, February 3-4 in Baltimore, MD

            Wasabi Ginger Wins Lay's Potato Chip Flavor Contest

            For Way Better Snacks, Nutrient Density More Important Than 'All-Natural'

            Marlen Research Corporation Recommends George K. Baum After Sale of Company

            WTO Rules against U.S. on COOL Dispute

            GAO Takes on GMO's

            EWG to Release "Good Food, Bad Food" Database

            FTC Scrutinizes Advertising Disclosures

            DGAC Process Almost Over

            FDA to Hold FSMA Public Hearing

            Tortillas Sales Quadruple from 1997 to 2013

            Wild Garden Expands Gluten-Free Chip Offerings

            Popcorn Can Help Consumers Diet

            Pittsburgh Chocolatier Expands

            Edible Arrangements Expands to Campuses, Military Bases

            Mars Invests in R&D Plant

            Nebraska Corn Board Heads to Asia

            Modest Rise in Canadian Potato Exports Expected

            Unilever Lowers Prices


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

            SFA to Host HACCP Certification Workshop, February 3-4 in Baltimore, MD

            SFA Welcomes New Members

            SFA President & CEO Tom Dempsey Presents at Fuchs North America's Sales Meeting

            SFA Explains the Importance of Family Farms in Supply Chain

            SFA Holds Food Misbranding & Natural Claims Webinar

            Frito-Lay Opens CNG Station in U.S.

            Bemis Offers In-Booth Seminars at PACK EXPO

            ConAgra Plans for Climate Resilience

            Inventure Expands on Healthier Offerings

            Vermont Releases Draft of Labeling Rules for GMO Law

            Oregon & Colorado: A tale of two GMO Labeling Campaigns

            GMO Labeling Bill Passes NJ Assembly Committee

            Federal GMO Bill to Have Congressional Hearing

            Mexico Threatens U.S. in Sugar Spat

            USDA Study: Americans Eating 2X Recommended Sugars

            NRDC Want to Ban Two Chemicals Used in Food Packaging

            Snacking Habits at the Center of Weight Management Trends

            Packaging Must Be More Than Informative and Attractive

            Acrylamide Reduction is a Heavily Patented World

            McDonald's Launches Media Effort to Address Negative Claims

            Archer Daniels Midland Acquires Specialty Commodities Inc.

            New Mexico Peanut Harvest Down

            Potato Exports to Philippines Nearly Double


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            October 20, 2014

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