Forbes Picks J&J Snack Foods For Its 200 Best List

Pennsauken, New Jersey, October 2007…J&J Snack Foods was selected by Forbes magazine for its’ “200 Best Small Companies” list once again for 2007.

This is the fifth consecutive year and sixth time that J&J Snack Foods Corp. has ranked on the Forbes magazine’s “200 Best Small Companies” list.  J&J Snack Foods moved up to #169 from #178, a substantial gain for one year.

Forbes only considers publicly traded U.S. based companies with sales in the $5 million to $750 million range (“small” by Forbes standards). To qualify for this list, candidates have to show a consistent pattern of positive growth during a five-year period, as well as over the last 12 months. Forbes uses strict criteria, including sales and earnings growth, return on equity and long-term debt.

“This is a fine tribute to our company and our staff. It is an honor to be on the Forbes “Best 200” list five years in a row,” said Gerald B. Shreiber, J&J Snack Foods’ President/CEO.

J&J Snack Foods Corp. (NASDAQ: JJSF) manufactures an expanding variety of nutritional snack foods to the food service and retail supermarket industries. Its principal products include frozen soft pretzels under

SUPERPRETZEL®, Pretzel Fillers® and other brand names; ICEE®, Slush Puppie® frozen beverages; LUIGI’S® Real Italian Ice and MAMA TISH’S Premium Italian Ices; frozen juice bars under the Minute Maid®, Barq’s®, and

SHAPE UPS® brand names; TIO PEPE’S® Churros; THE FUNNEL CAKE FACTORY® funnel cakes; Daddy Ray’s®, Mary B’s® and cookies under the Mrs.GoodCookie®, READIBAKE® and CAMDEN CREEK® brands.