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April 21, 2015 Channel One Regional Food Bank Presents 2014 Donor of the Year Award to Reichel Foods

Channel One Regional Food Bank announced today that the 2014 Donor of the Year Award was presented to Reichel Foods., a Rochester, MN based business, in a private ceremony earlier this month. In 1998, Reichel Foods began donating to Channel One shortly after they began production. Channel One has been the beneficiary of carrots, celery, cheese, crackers, meat, and complete Dippin’ Stix packs they are able to distribute to individuals in need.  In the last five years alone, Reichel Foods has donated 882,907 pounds of food. 
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November 5, 2014 Convenience Store Decisions
"New Dippin' Stix"

Reichel Foods has introduced the new Dippin’ Stix Apples with Caramel, Peanuts and Chocolate. Fresh fruit is currently the fastest growing snack in the U.S. and the new Dippin’ Stix apple combination was the only fresh produce snack ranked in the top 10 at NACS. The new product creates a balance of healthy indulgence by combining fresh Granny Smith apples with a decadent caramel, peanut and chocolate dip.
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October 15, 2014 NACS
"What Product is the Coolest of Them All?"

Dippin' Stix Apples with Caramel, Chocolate and Peanuts made its debut at the 2014 NACS Show in Las Vegas, NV to convenience store retailers nationwide. This innovative produce item was ranked in the Top 10 Cool New Products at the NACS Show.
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2014-2015 Rochester Magazine
"Healthy Economy"

Reichel Foods - which manufactures snack foods, including its popular line of Dippin' Stix products - has its corporate headquarters in Rochester.
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April 2014 The Produce News
"Reichel Foods expands Dippin' Stix line"

For instance, we've seen Greek Yogurt drive sales in other categories. We're proud to be the first to bring this component to the single-serve produce category.
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April 2014 Fresh Plaza
"Reichel Foods expands Dippin' Stix line with new flavours!"

These products are sure to bring excitement and strong sales to retailers looking to bring innovative new flavours to their sets.
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July 2013 Vegetarian Journal
"Vegan Lunchbox"

Reichel Foods offers Dippin' Stix, packs of hummus with carrots or pita chips, or aapple/celery with peanut butter.
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April 2013 Progressive Grocer
"United Fresh 2013 New Product Award Finalists Revealed"

These products represent the new approaches, ideas and processes that are driving the fresh fruit and vegetable industry forward…
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April 2013 Progressive Grocer
"Producing Results"

Hummus has had a steady growth curve with consumers…
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January 2013 The Packer
"Dippin' Stix offers new flavors"

Our research and development team is always working with new and healthy flavor combinations.
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January 2013 The Shelby Report
"Riechel Expands Dippin' Stix Line With New Celery, Apple Products"

Reichel Foods , a leading fresh-cut healthy snack producer, has introduced new products to its line of Dippin' Stix products.
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April 2012 Candian Grocer
"Fruit on the run"

The company's Dippin' Stix line includes Sliced Apples & Yogurt Fruit Dip and Baby Carrots & Hummus
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June 2012 The Packer
"Dippin' Stix adds Pineapple Tajin snack pack"

Reichel Foods has a new flavor in its Dippin' Stix lineup - Pineapple with Tajin.
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December 2009 Convenience Store Decisions
"NACS Showcases Cool New Products"

The most scanned item in the room was Dippin' Stix Healthy Snacks by Reichel Foods Inc., NACS reported.
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October 2009 NACS Show Daily
"Cool New Products area has wow factor for attendees"

I really like Dippin Stix, and that's one of the main things I wanted to check out…
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December 2008 Distribution Channels
"Reichel Foods launches new packaging for Dippin' Stix"

The new package uses printed film technology with only a small informational label on the back of the product tray, reducing packaging material for each unit by 71%.
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November 2008 Convenience Store News
"Reichel Foods Dippin' Stix"

Reichel Foods unwrapped a new package design for its Dippin' Stix product line…
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September 2008 Distribution Channels
"New Packaging, lower price"

Reichel Foods debuts new packaging at a lower price point.
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September 2008 The Packer

"Dippin' Stix packs lose paperboard"

It's about sustainability. We wanted to be more environmentally friendly.
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October 2002 The Packer
"Creating a Snack Category in Produce"

The product inside has to be number one but we want the consumer to feel like they've received great value for what they paid.
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