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SNYDER'S-LANCE, INC. FILES (8-K) Disclosing Amendments to Articles of Inc. or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year, Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders, Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibits

May 9, 2014



Item 5.03. Amendments to Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws; Change in Fiscal Year On May 6, 2014, Snyder's-Lance, Inc. (the "Company") amended Section 3.2 of its Bylaws to change the number of members of the Company's board of directors to a minimum of 7 and a maximum of 13. As described in Item 5.07 below, the stockholders of the Company approved the amendment at the Company's 2014 Annual Meeting of Stockholders. The amendment became effective upon approval. A copy of the Company's Bylaws, as amended, are attached hereto as Exhibit 3.1 and incorporated herein by reference. The fiscal year end of the Company ends on the Saturday nearest to December 31.

Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders. The Company held its Annual Meeting of Stockholders on May 6, 2014. Proxies were solicited from holders of 70,063,420 outstanding shares of Common Stock as of the close of business on March 6, 2014, as described in the Company's Proxy Statement dated March 25, 2014.

At the meeting, stockholders elected the four directors named below. The votes cast with respect to each director were as follows: Director Name

Votes For Votes Withheld Non-Votes C. Peter Carlucci, Jr. 40,631,903 18,416,892 5,326,567 James W. Johnston 58,651,263 397,532 5,326,567 W. J. Prezzano 58,263,933 784,862 5,326,567 Patricia A. Warehime 57,252,524 1,796,271 5,326,567



The Directors will hold office until the annual meeting of stockholders in 2017.

Also at the meeting, the stockholders approved the advisory resolution approving the compensation paid to Snyder's-Lance, Inc. named executive officers. This proposal received 55,506,448 votes for; 760,272 votes against; 3,013,287 abstentions; and 5,326,567 non-votes.

Also at the meeting, the stockholders approved the Snyder's-Lance, Inc. 2014 Director Stock Plan effective May 6, 2014. This proposal received 57,211,320 votes for; 1,897,667 votes against; 171,020 abstentions; and 5,326,567 non-votes.

Also at the meeting, the stockholders approved an amendment to Section 3.2 of the Snyder's-Lance, Inc. Bylaws changing the number of the members of the Board of Directors to a minimum of 7 and a maximum of 13. This proposal received 58,770,618 votes for; 420,046 votes against; 89,343 abstentions; and 5,326,567 non-votes.

Also at the meeting, the stockholders ratified the selection of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the independent registered public accounting firm for fiscal year 2014. This proposal received 69,290,145 votes for; 144,448 votes against; 171,981 abstentions; and zero non- votes.

Item 8.01. Other Events. On May 8, 2014, Snyder's-Lance, Inc. (the "Company") issued a press release announcing the results from its 2014 Annual Meeting of Stockholders. A copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 hereto and incorporated herein by reference.



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Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits Exhibit No. Exhibit Description 3.1 Bylaws of the Registrant as amended through May 6, 2014. 99.1 Press Release, dated May 8, 2014, announcing the results from the 2014 Annual Meeting of Stockholders.



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