HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - The 32 Jamba Juice stores in Hawaii have been acquired by Blue Pacific Juice, a company that also owns and operates Jack in the Box fast food restaurants in Hawaii.
Effective January 1, 2013, Blue Pacific Juice, LLC acquired JJC Hawaii, LLC, the owner, operator and licensee of 32 Jamba Juice stores in Hawaii. Blue Pacific Juice is owned and operated by Chris Scanlan and Eddie Park, who also independently own and operate 27 Jack in the Box restaurants in Hawaii.
The purchase price was not disclosed.
"Over the past 13 years, our team members at Jamba Hawaii have done an extraordinary job of establishing Jamba Juice as one of the leading healthy lifestyle companies in the islands," said Dean McPhail, chief executive officer, JJC Hawaii LLC. "We're confident that Chris Scanlan, and his team, who are well-]respected and have an exemplary reputation in the franchise and quick service restaurant industry, will facilitate a smooth and positive transition for our Jamba employees and customers."
Jamba Juice entered the Hawaii market in June of 1999 and has 32 stores across the state. The company employs over 600 local team members.
"We've been fans of Jamba Juice for nearly a decade and we're thrilled to add Jamba to our portfolio of brands," said Chris Scanlan, President and CEO. "We believe there is tremendous potential to continue to grow the Jamba brand in Hawaii and build upon the strong brand that has been created."