We’re bringing together classic, healthy and traditional snack brands to foster big ideas for the future to cultivate an even stronger industry.

The 3 pillars of SNAC International creates resources which fuel and reinforce value for its members by offering services and relationship building forums in support of industry growth and dynamic relevance.

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  • Advocacy

    SNAC International actively engages in the development of legislation and regulations that impact its members' ability to manufacture and market their products.

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  • Networking

    SNAC International's primary mission is to provide value for its members by offering services and relationship building forums that strengthen the performance.

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  • Education

    SNAC International helps its members remain on the leading edge of knowledge needed to successfully manage and grow their businesses.

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The Three Pillars of SNAC International: Advocacy, Networking and Education


Founded in 1937, SNAC International (formerly Snack Food Association) is the leading international trade association for the snack industry.  SNAC International represents over 400 companies worldwide, including snack industry suppliers, marketers and manufacturers in both the traditional and emerging snack categories. SNAC is committed to providing premier educational resources, connection opportunities, and advocacy for the ever-evolving snack industry.




Did You Miss out on SNAXPO18? Check Out the Official Recap:


SNAC’s annual trade show brought over 1,350 of the industry’s leading snack manufacturers, marketers and suppliers from 28 countries to Atlanta, GA, for two days of networking and learning. SNAXPO18 showcased the industry’s newest innovations with a full equipment trade show and an all-new Innovations Hub.

More than 300 industry professionals and over 30 exhibitors participated for the first time, making SNAXPO18 one of the most highly attended by first-time participants in recent years. The exhibit hall featured 160 exhibitors showcasing the latest innovations in ingredients, processing equipment, packaging supplies, quality control technologies and more. View the full recap here.





June 27-29, Georgetown University, Washington, DC
SNAC International and Georgetown University have collaborated to bring the Emerging Leaders Program 2.0 (ELP 2.0).  In continuation of the highly-attended ELP 1.0,  this "mini-MBA" style program will further accelerate your rising stars with lectures and interactive sessions aimed at developing exceptional leaders! View the brochure and register today!

Reimagine SNAXPO18 with the full recap here.