Whitmer gets a taste of working at Better Made to celebrate company's 90th anniversary

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer continued her “Work With Whitmer” tour at Better Made Snack Foods in Detroit, where she assisted with quality control, case packing, and fulfilling online orders. The governor highlighted the company’s contribution to strengthening the state’s economy and also presented a special tribute in honor of former company CEO, Salvatore “Sam” Cipriano and celebrated Better Made Snack Food’s 90th anniversary.

“It was my honor to visit Better Made Snack Foods, a Michigan institution, for their 90th anniversary,” said Whitmer. “I was thrilled to spend time working alongside dedicated Better Made employees getting some hands-on experience in the facility where my favorite chips are made and pay tribute to former CEO Sam Cipriano, whose leadership has helped Better Made thrive. The company offers good-paying jobs to Michiganders in the region and is contributing to our economic jumpstart as we emerge from the pandemic together.”

“We are very honored to have such a high-ranking government official visit our facility,” says Cathy Gusmano, CEO of Better Made Snack Foods. “We appreciate the governor taking the time out of her busy schedule to come and see what we do and we’re really pleased that we are her favorite potato chip!”