Columbus Craft Meats, Hayward, Calif., launched three Columbus Salami & Cheese Snacks as well as four salami flavors in snack-portioned packaging.

“Innovation drives our company’s growth, and snacks have played a large role in that growth since 2016,” says Lauren Keller, senior brand manager. “Since then, The Columbus brand has grown 18% [according to IRI – Market Advantage; Total US - MULO; 2016 vs 2017 TTL $ Sales]. And, we always keep to our San Francisco heritage and love for craft meats.”

The Columbus Salami & Cheese snacks include the company’s salami flavors made from pork raised without antibiotics and no added nitrates or nitrites. The three combinations are:
·        Italian Dry Salame paired with White Cheddar Cheese
·        Genoa Salame paired with Provolone Cheese
·        Pepperoni paired with Fontina Cheese.

Additionally, the company’s most popular salami flavors—Original Italian Dry Salame, Genoa Salame, Pork Raised Without Antibiotics Ever Uncured Italian Dry Salame and Pork Raised Without Antibiotics Ever Uncured Pepperoni—are now available in a convenient snack size.

Columbus Salami & Cheese Snacks are sold in the deli section of grocery stores nationwide.