PHOENIX, March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Boulder Canyon Natural Foods®, a leading natural snack food manufacturer and member of the Inventure Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:SNAK) family of specialty food brands, is proud to announce that it has successfully enrolled its kettle-cooked potato chips in the Non-GMO Project. The Non-GMO Project Product Verification process and seal assures consumers that a product is free of genetically modified organisms (GMO's), including plants or animals that have been grown or raised using gene splicing techniques of biotechnology.
The Boulder Canyon ( www.bouldercanyonfoods.com) flavors that are Non-GMO Project Verified include; Totally Natural, Totally Natural Canyon Cut, Olive Oil, 40% Reduced Fat, 60% Reduced Sodium, Sea Salt & Cracked Pepper and Hickory Barbeque. All packages will include the Non-GMO Project Verified seal beginning in June of this year.
In addition to meeting Non-GMO standards, all Boulder Canyon kettle-cooked chips are gluten-free, and feature no trans fats and zero cholesterol."The Non-GMO Project verification process is rigorous, but we believe it is vitally important to our customers and Boulder Canyon," said Tim Bateman, vice president of Boulder Canyon. Berkeley, Calif.-based Non-GMO Project ( www.nongmoproject.org) provides food manufacturers, retailers, farmers, and suppliers with procedures and best practices for minimizing the presence of GMO ingredients. The organization's Product Verification Program (PVP) is a comprehensive process designed to assess compliance with the Non-GMO Project Standard, which includes traceability, segregation, and routine testing at critical control points. Since 1994, Boulder Canyon Natural Foods has been delivering premium kettle-cooked potato chips that feature all natural ingredients cooked in better-for-you sunflower or safflower oils. In addition to kettle-cooked chips, Boulder Canyon offers Vegetable Crisps, Hummus Chips and Rice & Adzuki Bean Chips as part of a product line that consists of more than 20 unique all-natural snacks.