Slim Jim, David's, Duke's Extensions Rev Up Conagra Snack Lineup

Posted On: 10/2/2019

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CHICAGO -- Conagra Brands Inc. is rolling out several snacks innovation at the 2019 NACS Show, presented by the National Association of Convenience Stores, at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta on Oct. 2-4 (booth #2237).

Conagra Brands' $2 billion snacks business is one of the largest and fastest-growing in the food industry, and the company says it is doubling down on innovating in the meat snacks, seeds, popcorn, sweet treats and specialty categories.

"Snacking is on fire," said Burke Raine, vice president and general manager of snacks and wweet treats for Conagra Brands. "Conagra has a proven approach to innovating and growing brands, which we're applying to our snacks and sweet treats portfolio. We're accelerating growth with Slim Jim, David, Bigs, Duke's and more by designing products for retail customers that perfectly align with what consumers want -- more protein, big flavor, new forms and better portability."

Conagra Brands is also showcasing a selection of standout displays, racks and shelving units designed to enable the right assortment and optimal shopping ability to drive impulse purchase of snacks at convenience stores.

Rolling out at NACS are:

Bigs Cheeseburger Sunflower Seeds: Building on the last year's launch of Bigs Taco Bell Taco Supreme sunflower seeds launch.

David Energy-Packed Mix Tubes: A crunchy mix of lentils, kernels, pepitas and chickpeas that comes in three flavors: sea salt, ranch and barbeque. Each pack contains 9 g. of plant-based protein without a lot of sugar. They're grain-free, gluten-free, and made in a peanut and tree nut-free facility.

Duke's Teriyaki Smoked Shorty Sausages: A 5-oz. size pack of signature Smoked Shorty sausages in teriyaki flavor.

Slim Jim Fire Fries: 100% potato fries with a crunchy texture in Inferno and Buffalo Style Fury flavors.

Slim Jim Pork Rinds: Fits a low-carb lifestyle in two bold flavors: Squealin' Hot and Hog Wild BBQ

Slim Jim Savage: With 3 oz. of meat and 18 g. of protein per stick, it's the biggest Slim Jim ever -- three times bigger than Slim Jim Giant. Graphics feature wrestler "Macho Man" Randy Savage.

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