Park Ridge, NJ (September 2022) - Global snacks and confections maker, PIM Brands Inc., was ranked as one of the top candy companies by Candy Industry in this year’s “Sweet 60”.
Every year, Candy Industry compiles a list of the top 60 candy companies in North America. Companies are chosen based off estimated net sales, how many employees they have and which products they make. This year, PIM Brands Inc. was ranked #10 on the list, moving up two places from the brand’s 2021 ranking of #12. PIM Brands has been included in Candy Industry’s Sweet 60 since the ranking began in 2014.
“We are honored to be in the top ten of the Candy Industry Sweet 60 this year,” says PIM Brands President and CEO Michael G. Rosenberg, “After over forty years of business, we are excited to continue to focus on innovative ideas and bringing more joy to our customers in the future.”
Started in 1979 by Rosenberg in his college dorm room, PIM Brands Inc. is now one of America’s leading makers of popular brand name snacks and confections. PIM Brands continues to expand and diversify domestically and worldwide and is one of the largest confectionery and snack food manufacturers in North America. The company’s portfolio includes Welch’s® Fruit Snacks, Welch’s® Fruit ‘n Yogurt™ Snacks, Welch’s® Fruit Rolls, Welch’s® Juicefuls®, Sun-Maid® Chocolate Raisins, Toggi® Fine European Chocolate Wafers, Tuxedos® Chocolate Almonds, Original Gummi FunMix®, Sour Jacks® Sour Candies and Nuclear Sqworms® Sour Gummi Worms.
This is the first year PIM Brands Inc. has ranked in the top ten of the Sweet 60. Other brands in the top ten include The Hershey Company, Mars Wrigley, Ferrero, and more.
About PIM Brands Inc.
PIM Brands, Inc. is the world’s largest maker of real fruit snacks and related products and one of the world’s largest makers of chocolate and non-chocolate confections and treats. Currently ranked as #32 on Candy Industry Magazine’s “Global Top 100” confectionery companies in the world and continuing to rapidly climb, PIM Brands, Inc. is also ranked by Crain’s Business as one of the New York Metro Area’s 100 largest privately owned companies, and by NJBIZ as one of the State’s 50 largest privately held employers.
PIM Brands, Inc. has also been named as one of the fastest growing Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) companies in the U.S.A. by The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and Information Resources, Inc. (IRI) six times in the last decade.
Millions of times each day, consumers across the world enjoy PIM’s vast array of loved brands including Welch’s® Fruit Snacks, Welch’s® Fruit ‘n Yogurt™ Snacks, Welch’s® Fruit Rolls, Welch’s® Juicefuls®, Sun-Maid® Chocolate Raisins, Toggi® Fine European Chocolate Wafers, Tuxedos® Chocolate Almonds, Original Gummi FunMix®, Sour Jacks® Sour Candies, Nuclear SQWorms® Sour Gummi Worms and many more.
PIM’s subsidiaries and affiliates include PIM Brands LLC, PIM Brands Canada, Inc., PIM Brands Mexico S. de R.L. de C.V., Grupo de Alimentación PIM Brands Iberica, SL, PIM Brands UK, Ltd, PIM Brands Hindustani Private Limited, PIM Brands Global, PIM Consumer Health LLC, Pharma In Motion LLC and Farmer’s Choice Food Brands.
Alison Brod Marketing & Communications