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About Herr Foods Incorporated

Herr Foods is your best friend when you've got the munchies. The snack food manufacturer, which celebrated over 70 years in business. It makes more than 340 different kinds of snack foods (all sold under the Herr's brand name). They include potato chips, pretzels, tortilla chips, cheese curls, corn chips, popcorn, crackers, nuts, pork rinds, onion rings, and meat snacks. Herr operates in nearly 600 sales routes, two manufacturing facilities, and is distributed in some 20 states. Herr Foods, which is also kosher certified. Founded by James Stauffer Herr in 1946.


Herr's line of quality snacks consists of more than 340 items including potato chips, pretzels, tortilla chips, cheese curls, popcorn, crackers, nuts, pork rinds, onion rings and meat snacks. Its brands are Good Natured Selects, Go Lite!, Flavor Mill and Cheyenne. It also has international sales that offers dips, barrel items, multigrain chips and the same products in the US.

Geographic Reach

Headquartered in Nottingham, Pennsylvania, Herr sells its products in some 50 states and over 40 countries. 500-plus company-owned routes supported by 20 regional branches. Herr has branches in Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Virginia. Adjacent to the headquarters site is the Herr Angus Farm where it raise some 500 head of cattle. It also operates a second, smaller production facility in Chillicothe, Ohio.

Sales and Marketing

Herr's currently offers products in the contiguous US and over 40 different countries through the highly developed network of distribution. Whether it's Direct Store Delivery (DSD), Direct Ship, Wholesalers, and Distributors.

Company Background

Since 1946, Herr's has been dedicated to producing the highest quality, best tasting snack foods available. Nearly 70 years after the first batch of potato chips was completed, it has grown to offer a wide array of products, including chips, pretzels, tortillas, popcorn, cheese curls, baked crisps and more. With over 100 unique flavor combinations, there is sure to be a snack that everyone will love.

In 1951, Jim purchased 37 acres of land and built a 4,500 square foot plant in Nottingham, PA. Herr Foods was founded as a family business and continues that tradition today. The company, now led by the next generation of Herr Family members. 

Herr Foods Incorporated

20 Herr Dr
Nottingham, PA 19362-9788
Phone: 1 (610) 932-9330

Firm Stats

Employer Type: Privately Owned
Chairman and CEO: James M. Herr
President: Ed Herr
Senior Vice President Human Resources: Randy Longo
Employees (This Location): 700
Employees (All Locations): 1,500

Major Office Locations

Nottingham, PA

Other Locations

Seaford, DE
Elkridge, MD
North East, MD
Egg Harbor City, NJ
Hainesport, NJ
Lakewood, NJ
Oakland, NJ
Somerset, NJ
Newburgh, NY
Chillicothe, OH
Allentown, PA
Edinburg, PA
Glen Mills, PA
Hatfield, PA
Nottingham, PA
Perryopolis, PA
Philadelphia, PA
Pittston, PA
Hampton, VA