Friday, June 13, 2014

TGI Friday's™ Adds Bacon Ranch Flavor to Popular Potato Skins Snack Chip Line

 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.
TGI FrIdays Adds Bacon Ranch Flavor to Popular Potato Skins Snack Chip Line
Bacon Ranch Potato Skins are made from real potatoes and use dual
 sheeting technology to createa 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 a
nd 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 a
nd 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

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

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CONTACT: Leslie Petersen, Lambert, Edwards &
 Associates for Inventure Foods, Inc.,, 616.233.0500; Nicole Bott,
 Peppercomm for TGI Fridays, 212.931.6168

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