Herr's Snack Factory Tour

Basic Information

Address: 271 Old Baltimore Pike, Nottingham, PA 19362
Phone Number: 1-800-284-7488
Fax Number: 610-932-4961
Director: Crystal Messaros

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Additional Information

Days and Hours: Monday - Thursday 9 am - 3 pm, Friday 9 am - 11 am. Closed weekends and major holidays.
Description:

Bring your group for a FREE tour of the Herr's Snack Factory.  Experienced tour guides take your group on a tour through the factory, explain each process as the snacks are made right before your eyes.  Hear snack food facts, and sample warm potato chips fresh from the cooker!  The tour appeals to all ages.

Grade Levels:
Pre-K
K-5
6-8
9-12
Group Type: All
Disabled Access:

Yes

Program Type:

Guided tour that can be adjusted to fit specific needs for class needs.

Admission/Tickets: N/A
Registration: Please schedule your tour in advance. Tour times for schools fill quickly.
Food: Chipper's Cafe on site or bring your own lunches. Please discuss this with a member of the Herr's Snack Factory Tour when scheduling your tour. Lunch areas are on a first come first serve baasis unless a lunch order is placed in the cafe in advance.
Length of Visit: Allow at least one hour for a tour.
Student/Staff Ratio: It is recommended ten students to one adult.
Max. Group Number: This various depending on the group and the time of year. The auditorium holds 140 seats, but that doesn't always mean 140 is the max.
Group Requirements: Groups must schedule tours in advance.
Return Policy: N/A
Freebies: A free 1 ounce bag of snacks are given to each visitor.
Gift Shop/Factory Outlet: Yes there is a gift shop available. Confirmations are mailed ahead of the your visit, with information about the gift shop included.
Retail Store: Gift Shop
Videos/DVDs Shown: Herr's 10 minute video of the company history and overview of the manufacturing process.
Reservations Needed: Yes for groups. It is strongly suggested that all visitors schedule their tours.
Directions:

Herr's is located off of Route 1 and Route 272 in the southeastern part of Pennsylvania.  Nottingham is about an hour from each of the following cities; Philadelphia, Baltimore, Wilmington and Lancaster.

Nearby Attractions: Longwood Gardens is 20 miles east of Herr's. Nottingham Park, Plumpton Park Zoo, and more.
Mission Statement:

Our Mission Is To INcrease Sales Profitably By Safely Providing The Best Products And Service Available.

Facility History:

Jim Herr founded the company in 1946 near Lancaster, PA.  In 1952 Herr's moved to Nottingham, PA where the company is today.  The company always allowed tours of the factory, but in 1989 the Herr's Visitor Center opened to allow more visitors to experience the factory tour and see how Herr's makes are made.

Social Networking:

Herr's can be found on Facebook.com/herrs or Twitter @herrfoods