J&J Snack Foods Signs Rookie of the Year Bound MLB Player Mike Trout
PENNSAUKEN, NJ--(Marketwire - Oct 25, 2012) - Mike Trout, outfielder for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, signed a multi-year agreement with J&J Snack Foods, representing SUPERPRETZEL Soft Pretzels, churros and other related products.
The South Jersey native was awarded Sporting News' 2012 American Legion Rookie of the year and is the youngest player to ever hit 30 home runs & steal 49 bases in a season, all while hitting .326! Mike Trout is poised to be the next baseball great of this generation.
"Mike Trout is a phenomenal athlete and an extraordinary young man," said Gerry Shreiber, President and CEO of J&J Snack Foods Corp. "We believe the combination of Mike representing our SUPERPRETZEL Soft Pretzels, Churros, and other related products is a rare combination of the best of the best."
"I grew up eating and enjoying SUPERPRETZELS and am excited to now be working with the JJSF team," said Mike Trout.
J&J Snack Foods products, specifically SUPERPRETZEL Soft Pretzels, have been the Home Run of Snacking and served at baseball stadiums nationwide since the 1970s.
"He's the best young player I have seen in the last 30 years," said Larry Bowa, renowned Philadelphia Phillies shortstop and former manager.
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, FRUIT-A-FREEZE 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, New Jersey; Scranton, Hatfield and Chambersburg, Pennsylvania; Carrollton, Texas; Atlanta, Georgia; Moscow Mills, Missouri; Pensacola, Florida and Vernon and Norwalk, California.
*MINUTE MAID is a registered trademark of The Coca-Cola Company.
**BARQ'S is a registered trademark of Barq's Inc.
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