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Snyder's - Lance

Public Food 5,000 - 10,000 Employees

Our tradition of good taste dates back to 1909 when Harry V. Warehime, founder of Hanover Canning Company, began producing OldeTyme Pretzels for the Hanover Pretzel Company.Lance was founded in 1913 by Philip L. Lance who began offering customers samples of roasted peanuts and hand-packed peanut butter spread on crackers in 1916. This led to the first packaged peanut butter sandwich cracker.

With corporate support offices in Charlotte, NC and Hanover, PA, Snyder's-Lance manufactures manufactures and markets snack foods throughout the United States and internationally. The Company’s products include pretzels, sandwich crackers, potato chips, cookies, tortilla chips, restaurant style crackers, nuts and other snacks. Snyder’s-Lance has manufacturing facilities in North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Iowa, Indiana, Georgia, Arizona, Massachusetts, Texas, Florida, Ohio, and Ontario, Canada. Products are sold under the Snyder’s of Hanover, Lance, Krunchers!, Cape Cod, Jays, Grande, Tom’s, Archway, O-Ke-Doke, and Stella D’oro brand names along with a number of private label and third party brands. Products are distributed widely through grocery and mass merchandisers, convenience stores, club stores, food service outlets and other channels.

Snyder’s-Lance is publicly traded under the LNCE symbol. With more than 8,000 dedicated associate and over $1.6 billion in annual sales, Snyder’s-Lance Inc. is well positioned to achieve its vision to become the premier provider of consumer-preferred, niche snack food brands and snack food solutions in North America.


Snyder’s-Lance is a values-based company, firm in our beliefs and dedicated to incorporating them into everything we do. Our values form the foundation of our company and guide the behaviors of our leaders and our associates.


At Snyder’s-Lance our values guide the behaviors of our leaders and our associates as we work toward a common goal.

Valuing People

  • Treating people with respect and dignity
  • Achieving excellence in communication
  • Providing a healthy work/life balance

  • Doing the right thing, always
  • Exhibiting leadership skills
Working Together

  • Promoting collaboration
  • Sharing information
High-Performance Entrepreneurial Culture

  • Championing innovation and continuous performance improvement
  • Showing energy and enthusiasm
  • Producing better, faster results than our competition
  • Being resourceful

  • Focusing on what is important
  • Making business easy to do
  • Finding new and simpler methods


Snyder's of Hanover

P. O. Box 6917
1250 York Street

Hanover, PA 17331


Our benefits are made from only quality ingredients. Snyder's-Lance offers an extremely competitive benefits package to its associates. Benefits Offered

  • Competitive Salaries
  • Paid Vacation and Holidays
  • Profit-Sharing and 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Company –Paid Short and Long-Term Disability
  • Company – Paid Basic Term Life Insurance
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Voluntary Dependent Life Insurance
  • Voluntary Accidental Death & Dismemberment Coverage
  • Voluntary Cancer Insurance
  • Associate Assistance Program
  • Associate Stock Purchase Plan

Snyder’s-Lance provides a variety of other programs and policies to help you balance your commitment to the business with your personal, family and community responsibilities. Retirement Plans Snyder’s-Lance, Inc. Profit Sharing & 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan (Administered by Bank of America Merrill Lynch)

  • 401(k) and Roth 401(k) Savings Plan 100% contributory by associates with a 5% company match
  • 401(k) Catchup and Roth 401(k) Catchup Plans - 100% contributory by associates without a company match
  • Profit Sharing Plan -100% contributory by Snyder’s-Lance

Stock Plan Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP) (offered to full-time associates with one or more years of service)

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