J & J Snack Foods Announces Acquisition of Kim & Scott's Gourmet Pretzels
J & J Snack Foods Corp. (Nasdaq: JJSF) announced today that it has acquired the assets of Kim & Scott's Gourmet Pretzels, a small soft pretzel company based in Chicago which features all natural premium pretzels. Each Kim & Scott's all-natural pretzel is twisted by hand and made from scratch. The pretzels, which offer flavors including stuffed grilled cheese and stuffed pizza, are a great source of whole grains and free from trans fats, preservatives and hydrogenated oils.
Gerald B. Shreiber, J & J's President and Chief Executive Officer, commented, "We are delighted to acquire this prestigious brand and look forward to growing it further. Scott Holstein will remain with the company as Senior Vice President."
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