PHOENIX, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Snack food innovator, Boulder Canyon Foods, has been named to Consumer Reports' ShopSmart™ list of "Best Products of the Year." This year's annual cover story features Boulder Canyon Hummus Chips as a "best" bet due to the combination of great flavor and use of better-for-you ingredients. More than 3,300 products were bought, tested and reviewed by Consumer Reports experts for consideration in this year's report.
The article, titled "Best & Worst Products of the Year" appeared in the January issue of ShopSmart (the quick & easy guide from Consumer Reports) and featured products in several categories, including Cleaning & Home Improvement, Cooking & Food Prep, Electronics, Every Day Products and Cars.
Boulder Canyon's Hummus Chips were the only snack chip featured on the list.
"Our Hummus Chip is made from chickpeas and the perfect blend of spices for a unique snack with Mediterranean flavors, so it's a tasty alternative to the traditional tortilla chip," said Steve Sklar, senior vice president and general manager for Inventure Foods, Inc. "Inclusion in a list such as this provides great validation for the Boulder Canyon family of snacks, and it certainly helps that it comes from the trusted team at Consumer Reports."Hummus Chips with Sesame Seeds are made with high quality ingredients and feature zero trans fats, no cholesterol and just one gram of saturated fat. In addition, the snacks are gluten free certified, Kosher certified, are low in sodium and contain no genetically modified organisms (Non-GMO). Boulder Canyon Hummus chips are available at grocers and health food stores nationwide. Each 5 oz. bag has a SRP of $3.49 - $3.99. Boulder Canyon™ Foods is a member of the Inventure Foods (Nasdaq: SNAK) family of Intensely Different™ specialty brands. The Company's better-for-you and indulgent food brands include Boulder Canyon Foods™, Jamba®, Seattle's Best Coffee®, Rader Farms®, T.G.I. 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' specialty snack brands, visit www.inventurefoods.com. SOURCE Inventure Foods, Inc.