Utz expands salty snack product offerings
September 29, 2009
by Bakingbusiness Staff
HANOVER, PA. — Utz Quality Foods has expanded its product base with new pretzel chips, potato stix, popcorn and potato chip offerings.
The company has introduced Utz 7 oz. Caramel Nut Popcorn and the Utz 20 oz. Gourmet Caramel Popcorn Clusters barrel. The new 9-oz Thinly Baked Pretzel Chips are a part of the Utz Snacking Smart Line and contain no trans fat, saturated fats or cholesterol. Utz 2.5 oz Potato Stix are a part of the 99c line.
"These snack ideas came straight from Utz’s many brand loyalists," said Dylan Lissette, executive vice-president of sales and marketing. "Customers continue to let us know they are looking for more gourmet items at affordable prices, and our new Caramel Corn products meet those needs. Customers also ask us for new snacks for entertaining, which inspired our Select Pretzel Chips, and for those asking us for convenient, on-the-go snacks, our new Potato Stix provide just that."
Utz also is rolling out some line extensions with Utz’s 10 oz, 33% Reduced Fat Sour Cream & Onion Ripple Potato Chips; 15.5 oz. Big Bag Salt and Vinegar Potato Chips; and 10 oz. Red Hot Potato Chips.