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HERR’S® Introduces Limited Edition Whole Grain Pretzels to Support Paralyzed Veterans

NOTTINGHAM, Pa. (May 28, 2015) - Herr’s® announced today a partnership with Paralyzed Veterans of America, a nonprofit veterans service organization that works to improve the lives of our nation’s disabled veterans by ensuring access to quality health care, benefits and jobs. The company is producing limited edition Whole Grain Pretzels with Flax Seed &Honey in a specially designed bag.

"Herr’s is dedicated to supporting our community in any way we can," said Ed Herr, President of Herr Foods. "We are proud to partner with Paralyzed Veterans of America, which is instrumental in advocating for veterans and all people with disabilities."

For every bag sold, Herr’s will make a 5-cent donation to Paralyzed Veterans of America, so that the organization can continue to deliver its programs and services free of charge. Over the past year Paralyzed Veterans of America provided services to more than 60,000 veterans and their families nationwide, and secured more than $290 million in new benefit awards and ancillary benefits for veteran clients. The organization also opened its seventh Operation PAVE (Paving Access for Veterans Employment) office in Chicago to provide vocational services to veterans, their families and caregivers in the region.

"As a nonprofit organization, every dollar raised on our behalf counts, and makes a difference in the life of a veteran," said Al Kovach, Jr., National President of Paralyzed Veterans. "We thank Herr’s for supporting our mission to ensure that disabled veterans have everything they need to thrive after serious injury."

The limited edition Herr’s Whole Grain Pretzels with Flax Seed &Honey feature the rich flavors of sesame, poppy and caraway seeds complemented with a hint of sweet golden honey. They are low in fat, a good source of whole grain and are higher in fiber than most pretzels. The pretzels are available until mid-July at select retailers throughout the country.

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About Herr Foods Inc.

A recognized leader in the snack food industry, Herr Foods, Inc. is headquartered in Nottingham, Pa. The family-owned-and-operated company began 67 years ago in Lancaster, Pa., and now employs over 1,500 people who make 340 delicious snack products that are available worldwide.

About Paralyzed Veterans of America

Paralyzed Veterans of America is the only congressionally chartered veterans service organization dedicated solely for the benefit and representation of veterans with spinal cord injury or disease. For nearly 70 years, Paralyzed Veterans has worked to ensure quality health care and earned benefits for veterans; funded research and education in spinal cord injury; developed training and career services for veterans; ensured accessibility in public buildings and spaces, and provided health and rehabilitation opportunities through sports and recreation. With more than 70 offices and 34 chapters, Paralyzed Veterans serves veterans, their families and their caregivers in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. (