Publicly Traded Snack Food Companies

U.S. Exchanges

List of Publicly Traded Snack Food Companies Listed on Major U.S. Exchanges

Supermarkets and grocery stores in the United States often have an entire aisle in their stores dedicated to snack foods. Many of the brands of chips, crackers nuts, popcorn, pretzels and beef jerky found in those aisles are products manufactured and distributed by publicly traded companies on this list. It should be noted that many well-known snack brands are owned by diversified food companies.

For those curious, Diamond Foods was previously on this list (Diamond of California Nuts, Emerald Snack Nuts, Kettle Brand Chips and Pop Secret Popcorn) but was acquired by Snyder’s-Lance, Inc. (LNCE) in a deal that was completed at the end of February 2016.


Additional publicly traded food and beverage companies can be accessed through the link below:

List of Food and Beverage Companies

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Snack Foods: Large-Cap Stocks

Mondelez International, Inc. (MDLZ) (Confectionary, food and beverage products: brands include Oreo, Chips Ahoy! (cookies); Triscuit, Club social (crackers); Milka, Toblerone, Cadbury (chocolate) and Trident, Dentyne, Chiclets, Halls, Stride (gum))

Snack Foods: Mid-Cap Stocks

Flowers Foods, Inc. (FLO) (Tastykake snack foods)


Snyder’s-Lance, Inc. (LNCE) (Brands include Archway, Cape Cod, Hanover, Jays, Lance and Quitos)

Snack Foods: Small-Cap Stocks

Amplify Snack Brands, Inc. (BETR) (IPO in August 2015: Better-for-you snack foods)

Hostess Brands, Inc. (TWNK) (Hostess and Dolly Madison brands)

John B. Sanfilippo & Son, Inc. (JBSS) (Nuts; brands include Fisher and Orchard Valley Harvest)

Snack Foods: Micro-Cap Stocks

Bridgford Foods Corporation (BRID) (Frozen bread dough, biscuits, Cinnamon roll doughs, beef jerky, and snack and deli foods)

Inventure Foods, Inc. (SNAK) (Numerous brands of chips and other packaged food products)

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