J&J Snack Foods Corp. says that Robert M. Radano, SVP and chief operating officer, will be retiring effective March 31. Radano will remain with the company for the remainder of the 2021 fiscal year.
The company has begun a search for a new COO.
“The company is thoroughly indebted and grateful to Bob for his many years of dedication and service to J&J. Shortly after graduating from Villanova University, Bob joined J&J in 1972 as a part-time truck driver and quickly rose through the ranks of the organization. Everyone within the company is thankful to Bob for his contributions in building and growing the company. Naming all of his accomplishments would be impossible. Simply stated, Bob was integral to the business that J&J is today,” stated Dan Fachner, J&J Snack Foods Corp.’s president.
Headquartered in Pennsauken, New Jersey, J&J Snack Foods Corp. is a leader and innovator in the snack food industry, providing innovative, niche and affordable branded snack foods and beverages to foodservice and retail supermarket outlets. Manufactured and distributed nationwide, its principal products include Superpretzel, as well as internationally known ICEE and Slush Puppie frozen beverages, Luigi’s Real Italian Ice, Minute Maid frozen ices, Whole Fruit sorbet and frozen fruit bars, Sour Patch Kids Flavored Ice Pops, Tio Pepe’s & California Churros and The Funnel Cake Factory funnel cakes and several bakery brands.
The company recently named Ken Plunk as its new SVP, CFO. See story, here.