Prepared Foods of March 21, 2005 enewsletter

J & J Snack Foods Corp. announced that it has acquired Snackworks LLC, d/b/a Bavarian Brothers, a manufacturer of soft pretzels headquartered in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif. Snackworks operates production facilities in California and Chambersburg, Pa., and markets its products under the brand names Seriously Twisted!, Bavarian Brothers and Cinnapretzel.

Snackworks sells throughout the continental U.S. primarily to mass merchandisers and theatres. Annual sales are approximately $11 million. Terms of the sale were not disclosed.

Gerald B. Shreiber, president and CEO of J & J Snack Foods, commented, “This acquisition is consistent with our strategy to grow our niche product line offerings and provide our customer base with unique products and value.”