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Hickory Harvest Foods Promotes McGrath to VP of Operations; Hires Smith as Confectionery Sales Manager

Posted by on Sep 4, 2017 in Joe Knows Nuts, News | 0 comments

Hickory Harvest Foods Promotes Eric McGrath to Vice President of Operations; Hires Michelle Smith as Confectionery Sales Manager AKRON, OH – Hickory Harvest Foods is pleased to announce the promotion of Eric McGrath to Vice President of Operations; and the hiring of Michelle Smith as Confectionery Sales Manager. Eric McGrath joined Hickory Harvest in 2015 as Director of Operations with more than 10 years of manufacturing, supply chain management, IT, and finance experience in the food manufacturing industry.   Since joining Hickory Harvest Foods, McGrath was influential in the expansion...

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Hickory Harvest Foods Expands Akron Facility; Expands Product Lines

Posted by on Aug 1, 2017 in Joe Knows Nuts, News | 0 comments

AKRON, OH – Hickory Harvest Foods recently added 17,000-square feet of manufacturing space to its Akron, Ohio nut and snack manufacturing facility to accommodate growth of its fastest growing product line –CHOCOLATES!  The product lines include enrobed pretzels and panning manufacturing lines for its fruits and nuts. “Products that are in demand in the food industry are healthy snacks with limited preservatives, clean ingredients and sweet indulgences. This expansion positions Hickory Harvest Foods, as a market leader, to capture these growing consumer segments,” said Mike...

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Five New Trail Mixes, New Gusset Packaging Introduced

Posted by on May 20, 2016 in Joe Knows Nuts, News | 0 comments

Hickory Harvest Foods’ Introduces Five New Trail Mixes, New Gusset Packaging AKRON, OH – May 19, 2016 – Hickory Harvest Foods introduces five new trail mixes featured in eight ounce gusset packaging.   From sweet and salty mixes to unique tangy mixes, the new line will entice all consumers from the millennials to the soccer mom.   All made with premium ingredients such as 320 cashews and XL peanuts to rich, dark chocolate. In addition, the company is also offering its premium roasted 320 cashews in eight ounce gusset bags. The five new mixes include: Mango Tango Crunch -Sweet Chili...

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Hickory Harvest Expands Recall of Certain Sunflower Kernel Products

Posted by on May 20, 2016 in News | 0 comments

HICKORY HARVEST EXPANDS RECALL OF CERTAIN SUNFLOWER KERNEL PRODUCTS BECAUSE OF POSSIBLE LISTERIA MONOCYTOGENES Akron, OH, May 19, 2016 – Hickory Harvest Foods, under advice from its sunflower kernel supplier, SunOpta, is expanding their recall of a limited number of products that have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe...

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Hickory Harvest Recalls Certain Sunflower Kernel Products Because of Possible Listeria Monocytogenes

Posted by on May 6, 2016 in News | 0 comments

Akron, OH, May 4, 2016 – Hickory Harvest Foods, under advice from its sunflower kernel supplier, SunOpta, is recalling a limited number of products that have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant...

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Hickory Harvest Foods Introduces TakeAlong Cup Packaging

Posted by on Mar 1, 2016 in News | 0 comments

AKRON, OH – March 1, 2016 – Hickory Harvest Foods introduces its TakeAlong Cup packaging for a variety of its nuts and snacks. The takealong cups offers single-serving, resealable package that fits in most car cup holders. Each takealong cup is 5 to 8 ounces, depending on product with suggested retail $2.49-$3.29. Current products available include snack mixes (Shanghai Snack Mix, Sweet & Salty Mix, Zesty Party Mix, and Cranberry Fitness); nuts (Honey Peanuts, Salted Peanuts, Hot & Spicy Peanuts); Snacks (Salted Sunflower Kernels, Sesame Sticks, Mini Yogurt Pretzels); and candy...

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