J & J Snack Foods Corp., Pennsauken, N.J., said Vincent Melchiorre, an executive vice president with the company's food group and the president ofCountry Home Bakers , Shelton, Conn., will resign effective September 3, 2010. Officials said Melchiorre plans to return to his former employer, Grupo Bimbo, previously George Weston Foods.
J&J did not name an immediate successor at Country Home, a supplier of frozen cookies, bread and roll doughs and biscuits to foodservice operators, in-store bakery deli's and convenience stores.
J&J's principal product lines 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, N.J.; Scranton, Hatfield and Chambersburg, Pa.; Carrollton, Texas; Atlanta; Moscow Mills, Mo; Pensacola, Fla.' and Vernon and Norwalk, Calif.
Melchiorre leaving Country Home Bakers
July 15, 2010