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Utz Quality Foods Settles 2015 Lawsuit Related to Product Labeling

May 3, 2019

HANOVER, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 3, 2019--Utz Quality Foods, LLC. today announced that it has reached an agreement to settle a class action lawsuit brought in 2015 by three plaintiffs. The lawsuit solely related to certain labeling claims on select Utz ® and Bachman ® brand packages. The settlement resolves all claims and is without any admission of liability or company wrongdoing.

The Court has authorized that notice of the settlement be disseminated to the class. Thereafter, and upon completion of the steps related to the settlement process, the settlement will be submitted to the Court for final approval.

The company is pleased to settle the lawsuit in order to avoid further expense, inconvenience and interference with its ongoing business operations and looks forward to continuing to make great tasting snack foods as it has for almost a century.

For more information, contact the Customer Care Team via email at customerservice@utzsnacks.com or call, 1-800-367-7629, Monday – Friday, 8:30am to 5:00pm Eastern time.

About Utz Quality Foods, LLC

Founded in 1921, Utz Quality Foods, LLC. is the largest family-managed, privately held, salty snack company in the United States, producing a full line of snack foods. For information about the company, please visit  www.utzsnacks.com  or call 1-800-FOR-SNAX.

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CONTACT: Utz Quality Foods, LLC.

Kevin J. Brick, Media Contact

E:kbrick@utzsnacks.com

P: (717) 637-1759

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA PENNSYLVANIA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: PROFESSIONAL SERVICES LEGAL RETAIL FOOD/BEVERAGE SUPERMARKET

SOURCE: Utz Quality Foods, LLC.

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