Cedar Fair Announces Extended Partnership With The ICEE Company At Parks Nationwide

Oct 18, 2012, 08:30 ET from Cedar Fair Entertainment Company

SANDUSKY, Ohio, Oct. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cedar Fair Entertainment Company (NYSE: FUN), a leader in regional amusement parks, water parks and active entertainment, today announced an extended multi-year partnership with The ICEE Company, a premier frozen beverage provider. 

"We are very excited to extend our relationship with The ICEE Company," said Bob Wagner, Corporate Vice President, Strategic Alliances. "ICEE is a brand all of our guests enjoy and we are thrilled to extend a long-term agreement with them."

A leader in the frozen beverage category, The ICEE Company offers well-known, guest-approved, frozen beverages including ICEE, SLUSH PUPPiE and Parrot-Ice treats.  The popular array of products will continue to be a favorite for park guests of all ages, providing a cool, thirst-quenching treat.

"The ICEE Company is proud to be the exclusive frozen beverage partner for Cedar Fair," stated Dan Fachner, President, The ICEE Company.  "Our products, ICEE, SLUSH PUPPiE and Parrot-Ice are treats that are synonymous with amusement parks. We expect the program to be a success for Cedar Fair, The ICEE Company and park guests."

About Cedar Fair  

Cedar Fair is a publicly traded partnership headquartered in Sandusky, Ohio, and one of the largest regional amusement-resort operators in the world. The Company owns and operates 11 amusement parks, six outdoor water parks, one indoor water park and five hotels. Its parks are located in Ohio, California, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Pennsylvania, Minnesota, Missouri, Michigan, and Toronto, Ontario.  Cedar Fair also operates the Gilroy Gardens Family Theme Park in California under a management contract.  Cedar Fair's flagship park, Cedar Point, has been consistently voted the "Best Amusement Park in the World" in a prestigious annual poll conducted by Amusement Today newspaper.

About The ICEE Company

The ICEE Company, headquartered in Ontario, CA and owned by J&J Snack Foods Corp., markets and distributes frozen beverages to the majority of the continental Unites States as well as select locations internationally.  The Company demonstrates a commitment to provide the customer with a delicious, high quality frozen beverage at a great value.  

This press release and prior press releases are available online at www.cedarfair.com.

Contact: Stacy Frole (419) 627-2227

SOURCE Cedar Fair Entertainment Company