Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have a question about Shearer’s Snacks or one of our products? Don’t hesitate to contact us to get your questions answered. In the meantime, check below for some answers to our frequently asked questions for consumers and retailers.

For Consumers:

Where can I buy Shearer’s snack foods?
I have a great idea for a new Shearer’s flavor. Do you want to hear it?
Can I cook with Shearer’s snacks?
How long does it take for online orders to ship?
Are any of Shearer’s products gluten-free or diet-friendly?
Can I get a job working at Shearer’s Snacks?
Will Shearer’s Snacks donate to my charity or sponsor my event?
Where can I find coupons for Shearer’s products?

For Retailers:

What products does Shearer’s Snacks make?
What types of manufacturing capabilities does Shearer’s Snacks offer to retail partners?
I came here looking for Lance Private Brands. What happened?
I came here looking for Barrel O’ Fun brands. What happened?
Where can I find product information?
How can I get Shearer’s products at my retail location?

 

For Consumers:

Q. Where can I buy Shearer’s snack foods?

A. Plug your zip code into our store locator to find a retailer near you that carries Shearer’s line of snack products. If a local store doesn’t stock your favorite flavors, ask the manager to add it to the inventory. In the meantime, you can shop at Shearer’s online store to have your favorite snacks shipped directly to your door.

Q. I have a great idea for a new Shearer’s flavor. Do you want to hear it?

A. Absolutely! We love to hear what our customers are craving, because you can help us develop new snack ideas that consumers crave. Our commitment to the highest quality products requires rigorous review to ensure that the taste, texture and appearance of new snack concepts meet the high standards of Shearer Perfection. Help us create great new options by submitting your snack ideas here.

Q. Can I cook with Shearer’s snacks?

A. You bet! We love to see our customers get creative by preparing delicious appetizers, entrees and desserts that take potato chips and other salty snacks beyond the bag. Browse through some of our favorite recipes here

Q. How long does it take for online orders to ship?

A. All orders are processed upon receipt so that you can get your snacks quickly. When you place your order, we will send you an email confirmation with your order number. Once it is out of our facility, you can track your order with the UPS tracking number at www.ups.com

Q. Are any of Shearer’s snacks gluten-free or special diet-friendly?

A. We make multiple different delicious snacking options that are gluten-free and/or low-sodium. For more information, check out the nutritional values of our products. We value the health and well-being of our customers, so we want to help you build healthful snacking habits with options that taste great.

Q. Can I get a job working at Shearer’s Snacks?

A. Shearer’s is constantly growing and adding talented teammates who share our commitment to excellence. Check out our current job openings and internship opportunities to discover the possibilities of a career with Shearer’s.

Q. Will Shearer’s Snacks donate to my charity or sponsor my event?

A. Shearer’s Snacks is committed to supporting the communities where our associates live and work. Both as a company and as individuals, we give back by donating time, money and products to people and organizations in need. Our Caring and Sharing Committee determines which causes to support, and will review any charity requests submitted. Fill out our online form or call 800-428-6843  to get the conversation started.

Q. Where can I find coupons for Shearer’s branded products?

A. Be on the lookout for promos online or in your mail! We often use mailers and digital coupons to distribute coupons for Shearer’s branded products. We also run a lot of in-store sales, so be sure to watch your local retailer for those as well.  

For Retailers:

Q. What products does Shearer’s Snacks make?

In addition to producing our own line of Shearer’s snack foods including potato chips, kettle cooked chips, tortilla chips, pretzels, cheese puffs and curls, the company also produces riceworks gourmet rice snacks, Thin and Crispy brand chips, Granny Goose brand chips, Brent and Sam’s premium cookie brand, Delicious mainstream cookie brand and Vista value cookie brand. We also partner with retailers to make Private Label salty snacks, crackers and cookies for a variety of brands. 

Q. What types of manufacturing capabilities does Shearer’s Snacks offer to retail partners?

A. Shearer’s offers a full range of Private Label manufacturing capabilities, including: state-of-the-art production processes, Sensory Product Evaluations, packaging development and design as well as shipping and distribution. We also work in co-manufacturing partnerships to develop unique new snack concepts. Contact us to learn more about our production capabilities and processes.

Q. I came here looking for Lance Private Brands. What happened?

A. Lance Private Brands was recently acquired by Shearer’s Snacks with a commitment to quality ingredients and consistently delicious snacks, Shearer’s Snacks upholds the same values that customers came to expect from Lance. The acquisition expands the company’s private label production capabilities, while leveraging Shearer’s Snacks award-winning success in the snack food industry to strengthen its private label products.

Q. I came here looking for Barrel O’ Fun brands. What happened?

A. Barrel O’ Fun was recently acquired by Shearer’s Snacks with a commitment to quality ingredients and consistently delicious snacks. Shearer’s Snacks upholds the same values that customers came to expect from Barrel O’ Fun. As part of this acquisition, Shearer’s also has limited license to these trademarks: Rachel’s, Vic’s Popcorn, Beer Chips, Salveo, Dale Jr., Larry the Cable Guy, SkinnyGirl,  and Natural Planet.

Q. Where can I find product information?

A. You can browse our varieties of salty snacks, crackers and cookies using our online product search tool. If you have specific questions about our product offerings, call us toll free at 800-428-6843 or complete our contact form. We’ll get back to you promptly with the information you need.

Q. How can I get Shearer’s Snacks products at my retail location?

A. Call us toll free at 800-428-6843 to get the conversation started, or complete our online contact form. We are always excited to develop new retail partnerships, so we look forward to helping you enhance your snack food selection with award-winning products from Shearer’s.