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Pretzels, Inc. Opening Production Facility in KC Area

by Lexi Ryan | Oct 07, 2020

Congratulations to our partners in Lawrence on the announcement that Pretzels Inc., a leading, family-owned pretzel manufacturer will open a new 146,000-sq.-ft. production facility at VenturePark. The company plans to hire 281 and invest $88 million.

The Kansas City Area Development Council was proud to partner with the following organizations in attracting Pretzels, Inc. to the KC region:

State of Kansas
Kansas Department of Commerce
City of Lawrence, Kansas
The Chamber of Lawrence, Kansas
VanTrust Real Estate
Colliers International
QPS Employment
Polsinelli PC
Evergy
KC SmartPort


Pretzels, Inc.
In 1978, Pretzels, Inc. was founded by Bill Mann and Bill Huggins with a founding commitment to trust and relationships, as well as integrity, agility and quality. The company is filled with passionate bakers that honor tradition while incorporating the latest technology, like the state-of-the-art robotic palletizing system installment in 2001. Pretzels, Inc.’s dedication to innovation with 22 different snack sizes and shapes, including household snacks like peanut butter-filled pretzels, has earned the title as a premier snack company known for innovation, quality and service. The company employs 201-500 employees in two manufacturing facilities in Indiana. For more information, visit Pretzels-Inc.com.

About KC SmartPort
KC SmartPort is the authority on logistics opportunities in the 18-county, bi-state Kansas City region.  A non-profit economic development organization, KC SmartPort promotes and enhances the Kansas City region’s status as a leading North American logistics hub.  KC SmartPort is affiliated with the Kansas City Area Development Council, the regional economic development organization for the 18-county Kansas City metro.


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