IAAPA names J&J Snack Foods as official partner
ORLANDO, FLORIDA (May 18, 2023) – IAAPA, the association for the global attractions industry, announces J&J Snack Foods as an official partner after reaching a three-year agreement with the Mount Laurel, New Jersey-based company. The company owns more than eight top iconic brands of snack foods, including beloved treats like ICEE®, Dippin’ Dots®, SUPERPRETZEL®, ¡Hola! ChurroTM, Slush Puppie®, and Luigi’s® Real Italian Ice.
“The partnership with J&J Snack Foods is part of a new program IAAPA is launching to bring solutions to the industry by identifying and aligning with brands we think represent the world-class service and customer engagement the association strives for every day,” said Josh Powers, IAAPA’s Chief Financial and Commercial Officer. “The leaders at J&J Snack Foods not only offer quality food and service but strive to grow and innovate the industry they serve.”
J&J Snack Foods offers IAAPA members iconic brands with products that are easy to serve, highly profitable and delicious. The multi-generational appeal of our brands help elevates the fun and memorable experience IAAPA members strive for each day.
“Our company slogan, ‘Fun Served Here’ truly comes to life within the many attractions that IAAPA members represent,” says Dan Fachner, President and CEO of J&J Snack Foods. “Experiencing the delicious goodness of our brands help create lifelong memories that last through generations of families. We’re proud of our new partnership with IAAPA and look forward to sharing our brands, innovation, and insights with their members to our mutual benefit.”
IAAPA’s partner program is designed to solidify new business relationships, allowing the association to collaborate with companies that offer products that directly affect and enhance the global attractions industry. Anyone interested in learning more about becoming an IAAPA partner should contact [email protected].
Questions regarding J&J Snack Foods should be emailed to Norma Jean Abbattista, J&J Snack Foods’ Sr. Director of Foodservice Marketing, at [email protected].
IAAPA is a diverse and dynamic community of global attractions professionals. As the largest international trade association for permanently located attractions, IAAPA unifies the attractions community, connects people to learn and grow together, and strives to promote the highest professional standards for excellence and safety around the world.
Founded in 1918, IAAPA represents leading industry attractions and supplier companies, consultants, and individual members from more than 100 countries. Members include professionals from amusement parks, theme parks, attractions, water parks, resorts, family entertainment centers, zoos, aquariums, science centers, museums, cruise lines, manufacturers, and suppliers.
The association’s global headquarters and North America office are in Orlando, Florida, U.S. IAAPA also maintains offices in Brussels, Belgium; Hong Kong, China; Shanghai, China; and, Mexico City, Mexico. Visit IAAPA.org or connect through IAAPA’s social media channels: @IAAPAHQ #IAAPA
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About J&J Snack Foods
J&J Snack Foods Corp. (NASDAQ: JJSF) is a leader and innovator in the snack food and frozen beverage industry. For over fifty years, the company has specialized in delicious snacks and beverages for foodservice and retail segments, serving up fun across the U.S. market. J&J Snack Foods’ core brands include SUPERPRETZEL, the #1 soft pretzel brand, ICEE and SLUSH PUPPIE frozen beverages, and Dippin’ Dots, the original beaded ice cream. The company’s broad brand portfolio also includes LUIGI’S Real Italian Ice, MINUTE MAID* frozen ices, WHOLE FRUIT frozen fruit bars, DOGSTERS ice cream style treats for dogs, ¡Hola! Churros, THE FUNNEL CAKE FACTORY funnel cake fries, and several bakery brands including MARY B’S, DADDY RAY’S, COUNTRY HOME BAKERS, and HILL & VALLEY. Founded in 1971, J&J Snack Foods has achieved forty-eight years of consistent sales and financial growth, evolving into a billion-dollar publicly traded company with seventeen manufacturing facilities and more than 4,200 employees across the country. For more information, please visit http://www.jjsnack.com.
*MINUTE MAID is a registered trademark of The Coca-Cola Company