History of the Churro

Churros likely originated in Spain or Portugal before gaining popularity across Latin America.

In the 1970’s, Gerald B. Shreiber purchased and transformed a struggling pretzel company. Known today as J&J Snack Foods, the company has a broad product offering with more than $1 billion in annual sales. Churros, a J&J Snack Foods’ product, has quickly gained notoriety as a reliable, high-quality product manufactured in the U.S.

Now a leader and innovator in the snack food industry, J&J Snack Foods provides nutritional and affordable branded niche snack foods and beverages to foodservice and retail supermarket outlets. Included in the portfolio are Tio Pepe’s, California Churros and OREO® Churros*.

J&J Snack Foods manufactures churros in multiple facilities nationwide. Today, churros are available in all shapes, sizes, flavors and assortments; from traditional to French toast flavored and everything in between! If you are looking for the best in quality and authenticity, J&J Snack Foods is THE supplier and partner when it comes to churros!

*OREO and the OREO wafer design are registered trademarks of Mondelez International group, used under license.

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