Mikesell’s, iconic Dayton-based snack company, announces closure

DAYTON — Mikesell’s, an iconic Dayton-based snack company, has announced it is closing its doors.

“To continue to protect the Mikesell’s brand, so it can remain viable in the market and continue to move forward, Mikesell’s is announcing that it intends to transition all Mikesell’s brand and IP rights to another quality snack food manufacturer, as soon as possible,” a spokesperson for the company said in a statement.

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The exact timeline remains uncertain, the spokesperson said, but just over 60 employees will be affected.

The spokesperson says Mike-Sell’s Inc. is beginning to “wind-down its manufacturing, distribution, and administrative operations to proceed with an orderly liquidation of its assets.” The liquidation of its assets will begin immediately and continue over the next several months.

“Although the terms have not yet been finalized, we understand the desire to keep products available, and are working to facilitate the necessary conversations for approvals that will allow for an uninterrupted supply of Mikesell’s products,” the spokesperson said.

“The Mikesell’s family and team wish to thank the community, consumers and partners for their love and support over the past 112+ years,” shares Luke Mapp, President of Mikesell’s. “Our family will long remember the fan love, the friendships and the wins along the way the most.”

Additional details were not immediately released.

We will continue updating this story as we learn more.

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