Diamond Foods, Inc.
Diamond Foods, Inc. engages in processing, marketing and distributing snack products and culinary, in-shell and ingredient nuts. The company sells its products to global, national, regional and independent grocery, drug and convenience store chains, as well as to mass merchandisers, club stores, other retail channels and non-retail channels. It has three product lines: Snack, Culinary and Retail In-shell and Non-Retail. The company sells its snack products under the Emerald, Pop Secret and Kettle brands. Emerald brand products include roasted, glazed and flavored nuts, trail mixes, seeds, dried fruit and similar offerings packaged in innovative resalable containers. The Pop Secret brand offers microwave popcorn in a variety of traditional flavors, as well as a 'better-for-you' product offering. Kettle brand offers potato and tortilla chips in various parts of the United States and Canada. Its potato chips are under the Kettle Chips brand in the United Kingdom. The Culinary and Retail In-shell product line sells culinary nuts under the Diamond of California brand in grocery store baking aisles and produce aisles and through mass merchandisers and club stores. This product line also sells in-shell nuts under the Diamond of California brand, primarily during the winter holiday season. The Non-Retail product line business includes international markets and North American ingredient customers. It markets ingredient nuts internationally under the Diamond of California brand to food processors, restaurants, bakeries and food service companies and their suppliers. The company was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.