ATLANTA, Dec. 11, 2012 // PRNewswire // - Great American Cookies is pleased to announce the launch of its new Great American Cookies® break & bake cookie product available for sale in select Walmart stores just in time for the holidays. Known for serving up sweet treats made from the freshest ingredients in over 300 franchised locations across the country, Great American Cookies is bringing the break & bake product to market as another way for cookie consumers to continue to Share the Fun of Cookies® at home. Great American Cookies is managed by GFG Management, LLC, a subsidiary of Global Franchise Group.
The break & bake offering from Great American Cookies is manufactured by Ralcorp Food Group, a leading manufacturer of a wide variety of private brand food products and current distributor of products to Walmart. The new product is available in 12 count Chocolate Chip and Domino (dark chocolate cookie with white confectionary sugar chunks) and can be found in over 350 Walmart stores in Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana, Missouri, and Oklahoma.
"We wanted to develop a bake at home product that was best in category, representing the superior quality of the fresh-made Great American Cookies products that we serve in our stores," said Chris Dull, president & CEO of GFG Management, LLC. "We were thrilled to discover that in blind taste tests conducted by a third-party research service, the Great American Cookies break & bake cookies now available at Walmart were preferred versus the competition."
To learn more about Great American Cookies' new product offering, follow the Great American Cookies national Twitter handle, @Gr8AmCookies, join the Great American Cookies exclusive CookiE-mail fan club at http://www.greatamericancookies.com or become a fan of the brand on Facebook® http://www.facebook.com/greatamericancookies.
Founded in 1977 on the strength of an old family chocolate chip cookie recipe, Great American Cookies has set the standard for gourmet cookie sales in a fun, celebratory environment. For over 35 years, Great American Cookies has maintained the heritage and integrity of its products by producing proprietary cookie dough exclusively from its plant in Atlanta. Great American Cookies is known for its signature Cookie Cakes, trademark flavors and menu of delectable products baked fresh in store. Great American Cookies currently operates in mall-based locations across the United States, as well as internationally in Bahrain, Chile, Guam, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.
Global Franchise Group, LLC is a strategic brand management company with a focus on franchising. The company owns a portfolio of franchise brands that includes five quick service restaurant (QSR) franchise concepts: Great American Cookies®, MaggieMoo's®, Marble Slab Creamery®, Pretzelmaker® and Pretzel Time®. The brands are managed by GFG Management, LLC, a subsidiary of Global Franchise Group, LLC. Global Franchise Group, LLC is an affiliate of Levine Leichtman Capital Partners, an independent investment firm, with approximately $5 billion of capital under management and substantial franchise management experience.
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