Annual Meeting

Awards Ceremony

December 13 | 11:30AM - 2:00 PM
The Palace | Somerset, NJ

Held every December, the Annual Meeting Awards brings together key players in the Somerset County business community for Somerset County’s largest business event where our community’s economic success is celebrated and attendees can learn about the Business Partnership’s objectives for the coming year.

Additionally, SCBP recognizes the outstanding companies that demonstrate how Somerset County remains the best place to live, work, and play. This year, we are pleased to be recognizing PIM Brands, Inc. and Somerset Patriots!

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Congratulations to the 2021 winners of our Economic Vitality Awards!

PIM Brands, Inc.

PIM Brands Inc. is the world’s largest maker of real fruit snacks and related products and one of the world’s largest makers of chocolate and non-chocolate confections, and other delicious snack foods and treats. Currently ranked as #40 on Candy Industry Magazine’s “Global Top 100” confectionery companies in the world, PIM Brands Inc. has also been named as one of the fastest growing Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) companies in the U.S.A. by The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and Information Resources, Inc. (IRI) four times. PIM is also ranked by Crain’s Business as one of the New York Metro Area’s 100 largest privately owned companies, and by NJBIZ as one of the State’s 50 largest privately held employers.

Millions of times each day, consumers across the world enjoy PIM’s vast array of loved brands including Welch’s®Fruit Snacks, Welch’s® Fruit ‘n Yogurt™Snacks, Welch’s®Fruit Rolls, Welch’s®Juicefuls® Fruit Snacks, Sun-Maid® Chocolate Raisins, Toggi® Fine European Chocolate Wafers, Tuxedos® Chocolate Almonds, Original Gummi FunMix®, Sour Jacks®, Nuclear Sqworms® and much more.

PIM’s subsidiaries and affiliates include PIM Brands LLC, PIM Brands Canada, PIM Brands Mexico, Grupo de Alimentación PIM Brands Iberica, SL, PIM Brands UK, Ltd, PIM Brands Hindustani Private Limited, PIM Brands Global, PIM Consumer Health LLC, Pharma In Motion LLC and Farmer’s Choice Food Brands.

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Somerset Patriots

The Somerset Patriots are the New York Yankees Double-A Affiliate and develop today’s top minor league talent into the pinstriped superstars of tomorrow for MLB’s winningest team. The Patriots compete in the Double-A Northeast League and play their home games at TD Bank Ballpark in Bridgewater, NJ, where fans of all ages and levels of baseball fandom get to enjoy the unique experience that is minor league baseball.

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Nominations Open for Somerset County’s Top 40 Under 40

The Somerset County Business Partnership would like to shine a spotlight on professionals, philanthropists, entrepreneurs and community leaders in Somerset County who go above and beyond the call of duty within their jobs, families and communities. Nominations starts July 13, 2021 and runs to October 15, 2021.

Nominees will be evaluated for their commitment to business growth and development, professional excellence, leadership, achievements and well as community service.

All nominees must be under the age of 40 as of December 13, 2021.

The winners of the Top 40 Under 40 will receive their awards at the Annual Meeting.

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