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Gibble's snack products - started by the Gibble family in the 1950s and manufactured mainly in a plant between Greencastle and Chambersburg - will be discontinued as of Saturday, according to new owner Eldon Dieffenbach, who purchased the division from Martin's Famous Pastry Shoppe in December 2012.
"Gibble Foods is discontinuing the manufacturing of Gibble's
snack products effective March 9, 2013," Dieffenbach
wrote in a statement Thursday.
"This will allow the company to focus on private label manufacturing of its snack food products.
The company will not be delivering any more Gibble's
products after March 9, but will provide a selected weekend pack out service for March 9 and 10.
Over the next several weeks we will have limited support to close out the Gibble's
The future of the Nibble with Gibble's location on U.S. 11 and its 30 workers is unknown at this time, and Dieffenbach
did not return phone calls for comment before press time this morning.
worked for his
family's chip brand, Dieffenbach's Potato Chips Inc.
of Womelsdorf until 2006.
Our relationship with Eldon Dieffenbach (owner of Gibble's) ended over seven years ago.
We apologize for any confusion and thank you for your support."
Heintzelman said Martin's
tried to work with Dieffenbach
and be flexible with the 120-day agreement "to help distribute the product and slowly transition this very daunting task."