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Amplify Snacks Launches Paqui Tortilla Chips and SkinnyPop Popcorn Flavors

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Amplify Snack Brands, Inc. has added flavors to its SkinnyPop Popcorn. The company has also launch Paqui Tortilla Chips nationally across the U.S. and Canada. With these new flavors in its portfolio, Amplify offers 22 better-for-you snack options for consumers.

“We are excited to introduce new flavors and products into the Amplify portfolio that provide consumers with unique and delicious BFY snacking options,” says Tom Ennis, Amplify’s president and chief executive officer. “These new snacks remain true to our company’s core mission of snacking without compromise in that they are non-GMO, gluten free, contain no artificial flavors, ingredients or preservatives.”

Under Amplify’s anchor SkinnyPop brand, consumers are now able to enjoy the Amplify’s added Jalapeño and Dusted Dark Chocolate flavors to its SkinnyPop brand. Jalapeño SkinnyPop offers a subtly spicy kick, and Dusted Dark Chocolate SkinnyPop is light yet dark, sweet yet salty, say company officials. The packaging variations in the U.S. include 4.4-ounce Jalapeño, 4.4-ounce  Dusted Dark Chocolate and 1-ounce Jalapeño. 

Like SkinnyPop, Paqui Tortilla Chips are gluten free and contain no artificial ingredients, no MSG, no artificial flavors and no preservatives. Paqui products are available in the following flavors: Nacho Cheese Especial, Very Verde Good, Grilled Habanero, Sea Salt Delights, Roasted Jalapeño, Haunted Ghost Pepper.

“We are thrilled about the retail distribution we are witnessing for both Paqui and our new SkinnyPop flavors. Paqui is all about offering consumers great tasting tortilla chips using the fewest, simplest and most transparent ingredients possible,” adds Ennis. “Officially launching the Paqui brand on a national scale and in Canada is a key milestone for our company and we will continue to build our product offering by creating new and innovative flavors, packaging alternatives and products. Amplify remains focused on offering consumers great tasting BFY snacks with simple, natural ingredients while becoming the go-to supplier of BFY snacks to retailers.”

Paqui Tortilla Chips are now available in the following packaging variations in the U.S.: Very Verde Good, Nacho Cheese Especial come in two-ounce, 5.5-ounce, 20-ounce and 22-ounce bags. Haunted Ghost Pepper is available in two-ounce and 5.5-ounce bags. Sea Salt Delights, Roasted Jalapeño and Grilled Habanero are also available in 5.5-ounce bags.

Both Paqui Tortilla Chips and the new SkinnyPop Popcorn flavors will be available starting February 2016. 

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