One of our goals is to get to the Yuengling Brewery tour in Pottsville. In 2010, Utz and Snyder's of Hanover attempted to merge, but the deal was blocked by the Federal Trade Commission. All in all, I think I like Martin’s as a company. Naturally, being from Pennsylvania… I called shenanigans on the whole thing, as they didn’t mention either Snyder of Berlin or Snyder’s of Hanover, Herr’s, Utz, or even (ugh) Wise. I wonder what they think when they read my emails? He said that the closest he can get to southern Pittsburg is Smithfield on Forbes at 234 Forbes Ave. From the ridiculously delicious Snyder of Berlin Honey Bar-B-Q Potato Chips and incredibly savory Kettle-Cooked Sea Salt & Cracked Peppercorn Potato Chips to the tenaciously tangy Snyder’s of Hanover Honey Mustard & Onion Pretzel Pieces and decadent Peanut Butter Pretzel Sandwich Dips. If I’ve seen them in a local store, I must have glossed over them. Wow. 263, “Check out our Facebook page under ‘Little Utz Girl’ and our blog at utzsnackcentral.com to find out what’s happening at Utz.”. The Snyder plant in Berlin, Somerset County, employs about 320 people, but the facility's future was not immediately clear. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! aware that there are 2 separate Snyder companies. Well. I have to say I’m disappointed in myself as much as the responses. P Think Green. Utz, based in Hanover, York County, acquired Snyder's of Berlin from Chicago-based Conagra, which had acquired the company last year, according to Pittsburgh's Tribune-Review. With so many Snyder's of Hanover varieties and flavors to choose from, the only question is which is your favorite? There is just no excuse for these glaring omissions. Snyder of Berlin Sweet N Sassy Potato Chips 9.5 oz Bags - 3 / Box 5.0 out of 5 stars 2. They are quite popular, and we receive many compliments on them. More. The crab on the packaging still gives me the heebie-jeebies. What happened? Because they’re awesome. We are not connected with Snyder of Berlin, Berlin, PA 15530. The remaining balance of $39,000 you will have to put down in the form of a certified cashier’s check. No funny. I’m writing to you today to tell you how much I enjoy Utz snacks… or rather, how much I hope to continue enjoying them! Really. It’s really basically to try and make consumers out in the market place 238 Snyder's-Lance, Inc. is the second largest salty snack maker in the United States. 800-367-7629, ext. Then the stories jump to the 1940’s, and it seems form the Snyder’s of Hanover site that the Berlin company was sold in the 1950’s… but the Snyder of Berlin page seems to not mention the sale. I’m always there buying ruffles & Turner’s dip. Although, I must confess, I have a love for Snyder of Berlin Honey Bar-B-Q chips and Herr’s Ketchup flavored chips that I sometimes have to fulfill at Sheetz. I’m mainly writing to tell you that I enjoy many of your fine products. While in the comments section, I was intrigued by someone named Melanie mentioning your fine company. Perhaps we can stop in Hanover on our way over from Pittsburgh and make a weekend out of it! Yes, Snyder’s-Lance will finance an estimated $60,000 (possibly more) for 10 years at an estimated interest rate of 8.5%. You may have guessed that Beer Chips are chips somehow cooked with beer. Thank you for being a loyal Snyder of Berlin customer. No one got out of line with their replies, they divulged as little information as possible. site because it was simply titled “The Best Potato Chips“. from Chatney Almoney calmoney@martinschips.com Although, one could certainly question his taste in other areas such as women and politics… but I digress. Sheetz is a damn fine establishment, don’t you think? Perhaps I should write to Martin guitars? They're ideal for the times when you want a salty snack without all of the hype. Why put it out there if you’re not going to reply? The Hanover Canning Company (later called Hanover Brands, and now Hanover Foods) purchased Snyder's of Hanover. The ingredients are listed on the bag and all the nutrition information is listed on our website at www.utzsnacks.com. Snyder's of Hanover. Are all of your flavors of chips processed on the same line? to world.and.lunar.domination@gmail.com Wow. 115 reviews #3 of 5 Tours in Hanover. Snyder of Berlin / Husman Snack Foods Do you guys have a friendly rivalry, or is it bitter like Coca~Cola & Pepsi? I also like how she explains that maltodextrin is from corn and doesn’t explain disodium inosinate or disodium guanylate. In the immortal words of the beaten but not broken Rodney King; “People, I just want to say, you know, can we all get along? Snyder of Berlin Bar B Q Potato Chips, 6.75 oz, (6)BAGS, $39.90. It’s crazy. Well, the first annoying thing was that it said that there’s a list of 21 chips… but there are only 7 listen on the page… then the “Continue Reading…” link takes you to a slide show. If the list had any credibility beyond being able to recognize the top of the line “ordinary” chip, it would have included Beer Chips or Snyder (of Berlin) Honey BBQ Chips. No telling me about the creepy girl on the bag? Factory Tours. Last October, Utz acquired Snyder of Berlin, a rival snack food company that is separate from another rival, Snyder’s of Hanover… First off, I love honey BBQ in general. snacks business. I see that Butch & Dave Potter don’t reply to the email address that’s posted as their contact address on the site. Starting with a century old family recipe and only the finest ingredients, each pretzel is slow baked to perfection. All rights reserved. I mean, I have beer in the ‘fridge, but how can I enjoy it now without Beer Chips? Snyder’s grew distribution south to Norfolk, VA, west to Pittsburgh, PA and north to New York as the company began using aluminum foil bags to extend the shelf life of products in these distant markets – it was a first for the industry, and a very practical innovation. At least I got assurance of what I already knew… that there are no crab guts on the chips. I’ve written of Beer Chips before, here in my blog and at PittsburghBeat.com. I think it’s funny that they acknowledge the fact that I asked several questions, but only answered two of them. On to the Snyder of Berlin Honey Bar-B-Q Potato Chips. It’s not, it’s not going to change anything. Perhaps you need to teach Snyder of Berlin and Snyder’s of Hanover a lesson! We all can get along. Champion Chip Connoisseur, Thank you for inquiring about Martin’s Potato Chips. Based in Hanover, Pennsylvania, the company produces a wide variety of potato chips, pretzels, and other snacks, with most distribution being limited to the eastern United States. I mean, they are only 2½ hours apart. I was recently reading an Article thanks to Yahoo! So clearly, there is an association… and someone form each side needs to sit down to discuss & write a common history. As of 2018, it is a … First – Regarding the statement “is not associated with”. -Eric Aixelsyd. Visit our web site at www.snydersofhanover.com. They are that powerful. They do, however need a better website… and they need to address the Snyder vs. Snyder’s issue as well as the Martin Guitars inquiry. Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive possibly annoying notifications of new posts by email. I bet not. They were the first to reply. I would like to know why each of your products has a statement on the outside of the packaging that vehemently denies association with the other company. You must imagine that for me, seeing a lobster tank at the grocery store is like anyone else walking into a mine field! reader. date Tue, Jul 6, 2010 subject Snyder vs Snyder The comment was a simple one: Now, while I can’t say for sure  that former president Bill Clinton is an expert on snack foods… he does struggle with weight issues, so apparently the man likes his food. My wife and I enjoy factory tours…  I see form your website that you started about the same time as Snyder’s of Hanover, and you’re located in the same town. In Snyder's, Campbell is getting is a hot snack food company whose sales have grown nearly 12% a year over the past five years. Sent: Saturday, July 03, 2010 That’s how. They did manage to recognize the awesome that is plain old ordinary Ruffles. I’m sure that if you was around, your friends could recommend you to a great therapist or clergyman who would be able to help resolve the issues of animosity between the companies where they feel the need to lash out passive-aggressive notes on product packaging trying to invalidate the others’ existence. Thank you for your email regarding our Crab Chips. This isn’t a meeting, I don’t need a power point presentation. Apparently they did more than “try”. If I see them, I just unconsciously grab them and only realize they’re in my hand or the grocery cart when I go to check out. Ah! No dirt. Can we stop making it, making it horrible for the older people and the kids?…It’s just not right. Sales Coordinator Now, one must beware of the Herr’s and Wise imitations. family business. It is strictly seasoning. Snyder’s-Lance Inc. has agreed to pay $2.7 million to settle a class action lawsuit stemming over allegations that the snack food manufacturer deceptively marketed its pretzel and chip products as “all natural” when they actually contain artificial colors and genetically modified ingredients. PhillyVoice Staff, Pennsylvania snack giant Utz gives its Little Utz Girl mascot a new look, Utz Italian hoagie chips: We tried them because you probably haven't, Sheetz will invest $16.8 million to raise employee wages, How to watch the Geminid meteor shower at its peak Sunday night, Eagles-Saints final injury report, with analysis, Woman stabbed to death at former New Jersey Congressman's estate, Maskless man threw knife, iPad at North Jersey restaurant staffers, police say, Joe Biden, Kamala Harris named Time's 2020 Person of the Year, New Jersey bill would ban drivers from texting while stuck in traffic. The maltodextrin is derived from corn. Gooski’s Honey BBQ wings are one of my favorite foods ever. Now separate companies, you can read about their common early history here. We are a family owned company in York County. subject FW: Crab flavored chips? Do you use just the crab juice to flavor your chips, or is it ground up pieces of crab meat? Let’s try to beat it. Although, I see a “crab” flavor, and that scares me a little. For some reason, they seem to passively-aggressively hate on Snyder of Berlin on their product packaging. They were out as a snack one night and I think I ate most of the bag. Just click on the nutrition bag at the top. Food allergies as they pertain to the COVID-19 vaccine? Color me confused! Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window), Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window), Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window), Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window), Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window), Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window), Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window), Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window), Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window), Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window), Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window), same exact message that I sent to Snyder’s of Hanover, Snyder of Berlin Honey Bar-B-Q Potato Chips. Terry Yanke Peanut free.We are not connected with "Snyder of Berlin", Berlin, PA 15530.They're dippable!They're crunchy!They're flavorful!Just what you expect from a Snyder's of Hanover sticks pretzel. (&) A tour sounds nice…. Spooky! I may have to write to them about that. There are just too many good products to name! She apparently side-stepped the Martin Guitars question, too. Bursting with flavor! Snyder’s of Hanover Factory Tours are offered Tuesday-Thursday every half hour from 10am to 2pm. They seem quaint. Also… I felt the urge to print 317 copies of this email. So, I started researching my own favorite chip brands… to compile my own (much more accurate) list. Kudos to the Beer Chips people on distribution, as I’ve seen them in places from Giant Eagle and Market District to Aldi. You see, my friends, I have a severe allergy to shellfish. Years ago, yes we were under the same company, but there is no family First, let me say that we do not have any shellfish in our plant, nor is there shellfish in our Crab Chips. Do you feel the need on your packaging to indicate that you’re not associated with Martin Guitars? Since 1909, Snyder's of Hanover has been America's premier pretzel bakery. I generally seem to buy Utz chips when we’re at Sheetz. (They’re also from that side of the state, aren’t they?). 50 I bet you’re glad the don’t say “SNYDER’S OF HANOVER IS IN NO WAY ASSOCIATED WITH SNYDER OF BERLIN OR UTZ, ALSO OF HANOVER.”  I wonder what the deal with that is? I have yet to try your Grandma’s Handcooked Chips, but look forward to purchasing a bag in the near future. 800-374-7949 ext. I want to see it all, right there in front of me, right away. Just ask them…  “Is there a weird guy in here with crazy sideburns buying Turner’s Dip and Ruffles all the time?”  They’ll totally, be like “Yeah!”  I’m telling you. P.S. It’s only about 2 hours form your location, right? Product Title Snyder's of Hanover Pretzels, Mini Pretzels, Family Size 16 Oz Average Rating: ( 4.5 ) out of 5 stars 114 ratings , based on 114 reviews Current Price $2.50 $ 2 . date Thu, Jul 8, 2010 Utz, based in Hanover, York County, acquired Snyder's of Berlin from Chicago-based Conagra, which had acquired the company last year, according to Pittsburgh's Tribune-Review. (Actually, I submitted the same exact message to both companies.) Let’s try to beat it. Please don’t print this message unless it’s really necessary. You just  generally can’t go wrong with Honey BBQ. Their answer was boring and ignored most of my questions too. (There’s even a creepy Facebook group about the rift…) They each have that ominous and almost vindictive disclaimer on their packaging that they’re not associated with the other. Contains no hydrogenated fats. Speaking of imitations, one of these days I need to get down to the Snyder of Berlin vs. Snyder’s of Hanover thing. Hanover, PA, USA. Thank you for your many questions about the Snyder of Berlin history and products . Tell us at www.snydersofhanover.com. There is room for everyone at the snack table! Actually, the Herr’s is an acceptable substitute if necessary, but the Wise ones are just inferior chips altogether. – Is it “Uhtz” or “Ootz”? P.P.S – Who is the girl on the bag? Who references Rodney King anymore? Free ones at that. People loved them! mailed-by snyders-han.com. If we break them out when people are over, the bag disappears. I know you can generally get them at most Sheetz locations, but it’s hit or miss if they’re there in Giant Eagle or wherever I happen to be grocery shopping. Should I reply and ask them to answer more of my questions… or should I just let this one drop like the proverbial hot potato that it is? Let’s try to work it out.”. A bold flavor and light crunch that will send your tastebuds spinning. to world.and.lunar.domination@gmail.com Pennsylvania-based snack producer Utz has acquired competitor Snyder's of Berlin, allowing the company to gain a bigger market share in the western part of the state. Why the split? I do like Snyder of Berlin’s Honey BAR-B-Q chips, Herr’s Ketchup chips, and non-locals BEER CHIPS. After a quick Google search I found your website, and find it quite refreshing that you acknowledge the area “is located in south central Pennsylvania which is considered by many to be the snack food capital of the world.”  I assume that you welcome friendly snack competition from your aforementioned competitors then. No acknowledgment of Snyder vs. Snyder’s? Each company puts a disclaimer on its packages stating it is not connected with the other Snyder. They’re next to impossible to put down. (Is it “uhtz” or “ootz”?) I hate slide show lists. I would like to thank you for taking the time to look into our products. A new plant in Berlin, PA was built to handle growing demand. My wife and I really enjoy factory tours… We mostly go to breweries, but I’m sure we would enjoy a tour if we’re ever in your area! Utz is produces chips, pretzels, cheese snacks, popcorn, tortilla, chips, onion rings and pork rinds at 11 different plants across six states. I couldn’t stop. Snyder's of Berlin was one of several brands divested by Chicago-based Conagra. Martin’s Potato Chips There are, of course, a few others worth mentioning…  Herr’s makes some bad-ass Ketchup flavored chips, some Salt & Pepper ones, and a bunch of other cool/weird flavors. Can we get along? date Thu, Jul 8, 2010 We use a distributer in the Pittsburg area. I believe that this needs further pressing. I would like to continue enjoying your fine snacks, but you must understand that I cannot take the risk if there are crabs lurking around! If you haven’t guessed this, then just stop reading, as all of this will be most likely lost on you anyway. No aggravation even. In looking at your site, I discovered that you have “crab” flavored chips, and my heart nearly stopped. I ask because as I’m sure you’re aware, there are new regulations regarding disclosing the top allergens on food packaging, and I don’t recall any warning on your product packaging indicating that “THIS PRODUCT WAS MANUFACTURED IN A FACILITY THAT ALSO PROCESSES WHEAT, SOY, PEANUT, AND SHELLFISH INGREDIENTS” or anything of that sort. to world.and.lunar.domination@gmail.com Their response: from Pam Berwager pjberwager@utzsnacks.com Proceeds from the deal with Collier were used to repay debt. I’m thoroughly confused. Do they think I’m eccentric, a little kid, or “special”? I look forward to hearing from you, hopefully this email finds you well after a great holiday weekend! date Tue, Jul 13, 2010 Do you have them in tanks there at the factory? Its products are sold in the United States and internationally, and it remains the largest family-owned, independent and privately held snack business in the country. HANOVER, P.A. No correction of my pronunciation? Our bags are listed with allergy information and most state they are gluten free. Apparently I didn’t push the right buttons. The Snyder of Berlin story seems to start in Hanover during the Civil War, and the Snyder’s of Hanover story seems to start in the 1920’s… but it appears that Snyder’s of Hanover is the older business, and that Snyder of Berlin was the offshoot? I’m seriously going to need to give their chips a try. I don’t know if it’s just fancy names for salt, or something I’d rather not know about anyway. Our most popular products are our BBQ Waffle Chips, our Kettle Cook’d Chips and our Butter Popcorn. The article was a sham, I tell you. Snyder of Berlin, a well-known Pennsylvania producer of potato chips, pretzels, popcorn and other snacks, has been sold to cross-state competitor Utz Quality Food, the company said. No tours? Its potatoes are grown on local farming operations in Pennsylvania's Laurel Highlands. Thank you in advance for your time and (hopefully) a continued dialog! Snyder of Berlin also has a ton of interesting varieties, another of my favorites being the kettle-cooked Sea Salt & Cracked Pepper chips. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. He also said downtown carries several varieties as does McKees Rocks Foodland at 1100 Chartiers Ave.  Also, the Giant Eagle in Crafton (Crafton-Ingram Shopping Center) might be another convenient alternative. Way to go on that one, PR people. Well, hopefully. I’m sure I could eat an entire bag without thinking about it, and probably have. When I want to eat Turner’s chip dip, this is the chip that I must have. There was an article the other day on Yahoo! 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