Poore Brothers Inc. announced it has signed a licensing agreement with Panda Restaurant Group Inc. for the development, manufacture and sale of snack food products under the Panda Express brand name.

Thomas W. Freeze, Poore Brothers' president and chief executive officer, commented, “We're very excited about the licensing partnership with Panda Restaurant Group. We share a common enthusiasm for the rapidly growing Asian food market. Panda Express is recognized as the nation's leader in Chinese quick-service restaurants and as an innovator of fresh, new Chinese taste sensations. We believe we can develop a variety of salted snack products with unique flavor profiles and textures which leverage the popular recipes used in Panda Express restaurants...”