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The Snack, Nut and Crisp Manufacturers Association (SNACMA) i

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The Snack, Nut and Crisp Manufacturers Association (SNACMA) is the trade association for the savoury snack food industry in the UK.

SNACMA membership includes the main savoury snack manufacturers operating in the UK market, who together account for well over 90% of all sales.The strength of the membership allows SNACMA to speak as the industry voice in the UK.The Snack, Nut and Crisp Manufacturers Association (SNACMA) is the trade association for the savoury snack food industry in the UK. The Association is funded entirely by member subscriptions and is controlled by a board of directors comprising the CEOs and MDs of each operating member company. By clicking on the links on the left hand side of this page you can learn about the SNACMA secretariat, our members, our mission, and the structure and purpose of the Association and its working groups. If you have any further questions or queries regarding SNACMA or about the savoury snacks sector in general please don’t hesitate to contact us directly. http://www.snacma.org.uk/

 

OUR MEMBERS

SNACMA membership includes the main savoury snack manufacturers operating in the UK market, who together account for well over 90% of all sales. The strength of the membership allows SNACMA to speak as ‘the industry voice’ in the UK.

Current members include:
* Kellogg’s (Pringles) Kettle Foods
* KP Snacks PepsiCo International (Walkers Snack Foods)
* Tayto Group (Golden Wonder, Red Mill)
* Tyrrells Potato Crisps
SNACMA membership is open to any UK manufacturer of potato crisps, savoury snacks or snack nut products.
STRUCTURE
The Association is funded entirely by member subscriptions and is managed by a board of directors comprising the CEOs and MDs of each operating member company.
Working Groups
SNACMA currently operates two industry working groups:

* Technical Working Group (TWP)
* Public Affairs Working Group (PAWG)

 

The TWP comprises technical directors or equivalent and concentrates on the technical/operational impact of pending legislation. It helps develop industry positions across a range of key issues such as contaminants (e.g. pesticides, mycotoxins, etc), additives, animal feed, etc, and provides a means of pooling non-commercial industry data and views. The PAWG comprises trade marketing, marketing, PR managers looking at a 12 month horizon and the commercial impact of legislation and media, consumer activity in the food arena. It helps develop industry positions on such issues as claims, nutrition labelling, GMOs, and Promotion of Foods to children etc. It is also actively involved in developing communication tools for the industry. The focus of the PAWG is on ensuring that the key facts about the industry and its products are understood and that the industry is accepted as being both a responsible and pro-active player in helping to provide solutions to the problems of consumer nutrition and health by encouraging them to eat a healthy balanced diet and lead an active lifestyle.

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