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February 13, 2016 11:35 PM ET

Food Products

Company Overview of Kettle Foods, Inc.

Company Overview

Kettle Foods, Inc. produces and sells snack foods. Its products include potato chips, popcorn, baked potato chips, organic chips, oven fries, tortilla chips, and samplers and special mixes. The company offers its products through convenience stores in the United States, as well as distributes its products in North America, the United Kingdom, Western Europe, and Asia. It also sells its products online through its Web store. Kettle Foods, Inc. was formerly known as N.S. Khalsa Company and changed its name to Kettle Foods, Inc. in November 1988. The company was founded in 1978 and is based in Salem, Oregon with production facilities in the United States and the United Kingdom. Kettle Foods, In...

3125 Kettle Court SE

Salem, OR 97301

United States

Founded in 1978

802 Employees





Key Executives for Kettle Foods, Inc.

Global Chief Executive Officer
Age: 58
Founder, Chairman and President
Age: 64
Global Chief Financial Officer
Age: 57
President of North America Operations
Age: 61
Chief Flavor Architect
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Kettle Foods, Inc. Key Developments

Kettle Foods Appoints Nicola Robinson as Sales Director

Kettle Foods appointed former Coca-Cola field sales director Nicola Robinson as UK and international sales director. Robinson spent almost four years at Coca-Cola Enterprises, where she also worked as associate director for Tesco.

Diamond Denies Sale of Kettle

Diamond Foods, Inc. (NasdaqGS:DMND) is not planning to sell Kettle Foods, Inc. Diamond Spokeswoman said, “Traditionally, it's our policy not to comment on rumors, but we want to clarify recent news stories about Kettle brand. The speculation about a potential sale of Kettle, either here or in the U.K., couldn't be further from the truth right now."

Kellog Emerges As Front-runner To Buy Kettle Foods

Kraft Foods Group, Inc. (NasdaqGS:KRFT), Pepsico, Inc. (NYSE:PEP), Kellogg Company (NYSE:K) and private equity firms are the potential suitors for Kettle Foods, Inc. Kettle’s acquisition will also include European operations. Diamond Foods, Inc. (NasdaqGS:DMND) sees Kellogg as the front-runner in the sale.

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