Snack Alliance

Snack Alliance

Snack Alliance produced potato chips, tortilla chips, extruded products, popcorn and the riceworks® brand of snacks. At the time of sale the company had manufacturing operations in Hermiston, Oregon and Bristol, Virginia. Shearer’s Foods, Inc., a leading producer and distributor of high-quality branded, contract-pack and private-label seasoned snack foods, acquired Snack Alliance in March 2010. John Frostad, former CEO of Snack Alliance, joined Shearer's as Vice Chairman of Shearer’s and President of its Canadian operations.


  • Date of initial investment
    November 2004
    Date of exit
    July 2010
    Investment return: Cash Multiple

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