J&J Snack Foods acquires Philly Swirl

J&J Snack Foods Corp. has acquired the stock of Philly’s Famous Water Ice Inc. (Philly Swirl).

May 6, 2014

J&J Snack Foods Corp. has acquired the stock of Philly’s Famous Water Ice Inc. (Philly Swirl). Located in Tampa, Fla., Philly Swirl produces frozen novelty products sold to both retail and foodservice locations throughout the United States and Canada. The company said that revenues of Philly Swirl are approximately $25 million annually, but did not disclose the purchase price.

J&J Snack Foods Corp. provides nutritional and affordable branded niche snack foods and beverages to foodservice and retail supermarket outlets. Manufactured and distributed nationwide, some of the principal products include SuperPretzel, Bavarian Bakery, Icee and Slush Puppie frozen beverages, Luigi’s, and Minute Maid frozen juice bars and ices.

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