Snyder's-Lance, Inc. (Snyder's-Lance) is engaged in the manufacturing, distribution, marketing and sale of snack food products. The Company�s products include pretzels, sandwich crackers, kettle chips, pretzel crackers, cookies, potato chips, tortilla chips, other salty snacks, sugar wafers, nuts and restaurant style crackers. Additionally, the Company purchases certain cakes, meat snacks and candies sold under its brands and partner brand products for resale. The products are packaged in various single-serve, multi-pack and family-size configurations. The Company's branded products are sold under trade names owned by the Company. Partner brands consist of other third-party brands that the Company sells through its Independent Business Owner (IBO) based Direct-Store-Delivery (DSD) distribution network (DSD network). The Company sells private brand products directly to retailers and third-party distributors using certain store brands or its own control brands.