PHOENIX, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As one of the best-selling indulgent snacks, TGI Friday's™ Potato Skins are undoubtedly, a crowd pleaser. Bacon Ranch is the latest variety to join the brand's restaurant-inspired Potato Skins line, licensed by leading snack food innovator, Inventure Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ: SNAK). The new snack chip is currently available in convenience stores and vending machines nationwide.
Bacon Ranch Potato Skins are made from real potatoes and use dual sheeting technology to create a dark side and a light side, just like real potato skins. The chips are seasoned with the perfect combination of savory bacon and zesty ranch to create a hearty and satisfying snack chip. The suggested retail prices per 1.75-ounce and 3-ounce bags are $1.00 and $1.99 - $2.19, respectively.
"To satisfy the current cravings of our consumers, we're introducing a product that combines two flavors, bacon and ranch, that are growing now more than ever," said Steve Sklar, senior vice president and general manager for Inventure Foods, Inc. "Flavor development and innovation are always top of mind for us. We're looking forward to continuing to build the brand's portfolio with delicious snacks that consumers will fall in love with."
Potato Skins are also available in Cheddar Bacon, Sour Cream & Onion, Cheddar Sour Cream, Jalapeno Cheddar and Chili Cheese.
Since the brand crossed over to the snack chip aisle in 2000, the TGI Friday's snack line has become a consumer favorite in grocery, vending and convenience channels, providing premium snack options that parallel the exciting flavor combinations on Fridays' menus. In addition to Potato Skins, snack line staples include Cheddar Cheese Crunchy Fries, Onion Rings and Mozzarella Sticks.
About Inventure Foods, Inc.
With manufacturing facilities in Arizona, Indiana, Washington, Oregon and Georgia, Inventure Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNAK) is a marketer and manufacturer of specialty food brands in better-for-you and indulgent categories under a variety of Company owned and licensed brand names, including Boulder Canyon Foods™, Jamba®, Seattle's Best Coffee®, Rader Farms®, TGI Friday's™, Nathan's Famous®, Vidalia Brands®, Poore Brothers®, Tato Skins®, Willamette Valley Fruit Company™, Fresh Frozen™ and Bob's Texas Style®. For further information about Inventure Foods, please visit www.inventurefoods.com.
About TGI Friday's
As the original casual dining bar and grill, TGI Friday's offers authentic American food and legendary drinks, served with genuine personal service. Bringing people together to socialize and celebrate the freeing and liberating spirit of "Friday" was the concept's founding premise, from which the brand promise "In Here, It's Always Friday®" was born. To share that social Fridays™ experience all over the world, TGI Friday's proudly serves guests with over 900 restaurants in more than 60 countries. Making every day feel like a Friday wouldn't be possible without creating a place where friends feel free to get together. That's why TGI Friday's takes pride in its nearly 8,000 skilled and knowledgeable bartenders, all of whom compete annually for the title of the "World's Greatest TGI Fridays Bartender," now entering its 24th year.
The Fridays guest recognition program, Give Me More Stripes®, gives Fridays' closest friends exclusive insider rewards, special event access, and menu sneak peeks, and is not only the first loyalty program of its kind in the industry, but one of the most progressive.
TGI Friday's believes in having a good time, but also in the importance of drinking responsibly. Additionally, its Responsible Business Program is focused on positively impacting the communities it serves. For more information, visit www.fridays.com.
SOURCE Inventure Foods, Inc.