Dot’s Pretzels is an American brand that is known for offering special family pretzels. The company was founded in 2011 in North Dakota by founder Dot Henke.
The Hershey Co. acquired Dot’s Pretzels, along with one of Dot’s manufacturing partners, for a whopping $1.2 billion.
Yes, Hershey’s is planning to close Dot’s Pretzels factory in Velva, North Dakota. The closure at the Velva location would affect 27 employees.
The impacted employees will be offered a chance to work at an alternative location of Hershey’s in Illinois or Kansas. And those who do not accept the relocation option would be given severance packages
Hershey’s is closing Dot’s Pretzels factory in Velva, North Dakota, because of the physical limitations of the building and the cost associated in running the facility.
Dot’s Pretzels is one of the fastest-growing salty snack brands, and Hershey’s sees a lot of potential for it to grow and expand in the future.