READING, Pennsylvania – May 2, 2022 – Unique Snacks announced that Justin Spannuth, Chief Operating Officer and a member of the sixth generation managing the family-owned and operated business, has been elected to join the Executive Committee of SNAC International as the 2nd Vice Chair, and the Board of Directors for Manufacturers Resource Center (MRC).
“I’m excited to have the opportunity to continue serving on the board of SNAC International to further the industry and work with other snack food producers, while joining the board of MRC will enable me to work closely with leading manufacturers throughout the region,” stated Spannuth. “Over my 22-year history operating a family-owned business, I’ve experienced many challenges and changes in the business environment. I believe those experiences will be a great resource to other business leaders.”
Spannuth has served as a member of the board for SNAC International since 2019. His election to the Executive Committee as the 2nd Vice Chair means he will serve as the board’s chairman beginning in 2024. The organization is the leading international trade association for the snack industry and represents more than 400 companies worldwide, including suppliers, marketers and manufacturers. SNAC International focuses on building relationships within the industry and providing its members with educational, advocacy and networking opportunities.
MRC recently announced that four industry executives joined its Board of Directors, including Spannuth. The organization is a nonprofit focused on economic development and job creation in eastern Pennsylvania’s Berks, Carbon, Lehigh, Northampton and Schuylkill counties. The organization helps small and mid-sized manufacturers by providing custom solutions for market expansion, process improvement, supply chain management, technology acceleration and workforce development, among other services.
To learn more about Unique Snacks and its healthy snacks made using fewer ingredients and smarter baking to provide more flavor, visit www.uniquesnacks.com.
About Unique Pretzels Unique Pretzel Bakery is a sixth-generation, family operated business based in Reading, PA, the Pretzel Capital of the World. In 2020 and ahead of the business’s 100th anniversary in February 2021, the company rebranded as Unique Snacks to pursue added growth in other healthy snack categories. All of the company’s crunchy and flavorful Unique Pretzels are made from a secret family recipe—slow-baked in an all-natural process that sets them apart. Unique Pretzels is home to Unique Splits, the original split-open pretzel, hollow Pretzel Shells, and other healthy, delicious pretzels that deliver a serious crunch. These aren’t just pretzels, they’re Unique!