You may have noticed that some of the area Meijer stores are opening pretzel shops within the store. A soft pretzel chain call Ben’s Soft Pretzels has locations in Kalamazoo, Alpena, Coldwater, Flat Rock, Grand Haven, Grand Rapids, Jonesville, Sturgis and Williamsburg. You can now add the Jenison Meijer to the list.

www.benspretzels.com

The Ben’s Soft Pretzel Company is based out of Elkhart, IN. They will be opening their newest location in the Jenison Meijer at 550 Baldwin St. on Friday, February 10th. During the Grand Opening, customers can get one Free Jumbo Soft Pretzel from 1-7 pm on Friday.

The pretzels are baked daily at the store location. They offer many varieties of pretzels including "jumbo" pretzels, Buggy Bites, Pretzel Dogs, Pretzel Pockets, and Pretzel Stix. They also offer 11 different sauces in which you can dip your pretzel.

The company was founded in 2008 by Brian Krider, Scott Jones, and an Amish baker named Ben Miller. The company now has 82 locations in eight states.

For more information, check out their website: www.benspretzels.com.