Chip maker beats production crunch with new Vegas plant

Posted on Oct 30, 2014

LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL RW Garcia, a family-owned corn-based chip and snack maker from San Jose, Calif., has opened a 63,000-squre-foot manufacturing plant in unincorporated Clark County near North Las Vegas. The new facility brings 80 jobs, and the first chips have already been produced and shipped to distributors and retailers. RW Garcia said it opened ...


Tortatos mentioned in Smart Snacking article

Posted on Sep 22, 2014
Tortatos mentioned in Smart Snacking article

School has started and the need to find healthier snack options has doubled (or even tripled). We found some snacks that are not only healthier but are also tasty, too. These are sure the please even then pickiest snackers. **************** Tortatos are a cross between a potato chip and a tortilla chip. With 25% less ...


Salt & Pepper Tortatos receive Editor’s Pick award

Posted on Sep 8, 2014
Salt & Pepper Tortatos receive Editor’s Pick award

The Gourmet Retailer 2014 Editor’s Pick award for Best New Product goes to: Salt & Vinegar Tortatos. WE PICKED IT BECAUSE: Half potato and half corn. We say it is the best of both worlds in one chip. These highly snackable chips have a perfect ratio of salt and pepper that kept our trio of tasters ...


Salsa MixtBag mentioned in Prevention magazine

Posted on Sep 8, 2014
Salsa MixtBag mentioned in Prevention magazine

11 New Trends Taking Health Food From Cardboard To Crazy Good. #5, Salt’s da Bomb! Savory’s in, and sales of salty snacks have shot up 28% since 2008. But shoppers are concerned about getting too much salt: Label readers check sodium more than any other nutrition fact. We hear you, shoppers. We stock our Prevention ...


Tortatos are 1 of 8 scrumptious summer snacks you must try!

Posted on Aug 11, 2014
Tortatos are 1 of 8 scrumptious summer snacks you must try!

Every year since 1955, the Summer Fancy Food Show has rolled into New York during the last week of June. More than 2,000 food producers, from artisanal to ultra-commercial, converge upon the Javits Center to show off their wares, talk shop, and share samples with the food professionals in attendance. TLK was on the scene this year, scouting ...