J & J Snack Foods Corp. Acquires Kim & Scott’s Gourmet Pretzels

J & J Snack Foods Corp. has acquired the assets of Kim & Scott's Gourmet Pretzels. Kim & Scott's is distributed throughout foodservice and retail channels.

Gerald B. Shreiber, president and chief executive officer of J & J Snack Foods Corp., commented in a prepared statement, "We are pleased to welcome the Kim & Scott's family into our organization. We look forward to expanding the brand in the future."

Kim & Scott's is an entrepreneurial company built on hard work and a love for soft pretzels. Co- Founder, Scott Holstein, will continue to work for the company. The Chicago based soft pretzel manufacturer utilizes all-natural, premium ingredients in every hand twisted & scratch-made product.

J & J Snack Foods Corp.'s principal products include SUPERPRETZEL, PRETZEL FILLERS and other soft pretzels, ICEE, SLUSH PUPPIE and ARCTIC BLAST frozen beverages, LUIGI'S, MAMA TISH'S, SHAPE UPS, MINUTE MAID* and BARQ'S** frozen juice bars and ices, WHOLE FRUIT sorbet and frozen fruit bars, MARY B'S biscuits and dumplings, DADDY RAY'S fig and fruit bars, TIO PEPE'S and CALIFORNIA CHURROS churros, THE FUNNEL CAKE FACTORY funnel cakes, and MRS. GOODCOOKIE, CAMDEN CREEK, COUNTRY HOME and READI-BAKE cookies. J & J has manufacturing facilities in Pennsauken, Bridgeport and Bellmawr, N.J.; Scranton, Hatfield and Chambersburg, Pa.; Carrollton, Texas; Atlanta, Ga.; Moscow Mills, Missouri; Pensacola, Fla. and Colton, Vernon and Norwalk, Calif.