TMZ passed along the following:

Slim Jim — Macho Man Snapped Into Our Hearts

The people at Slim Jim are “saddened” by the loss of their most famous spokesperson, Randy “Macho Man” Savage … and have issued a statement to TMZ honoring his memory.

A rep for the snack tells TMZ, “We’re saddened by the loss. Randy was a beloved ambassador for the Slim Jim brand for many years and will be greatly missed.”

The rep adds, “Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends at this time.”