Hammond’s Dark Pretzels

Hammond’s Dark Pretzels are made by a small family owned and operated company based in the pretzel capital of the world, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania …

Hammond’s Pretzels T-Shirt

We’re pleased to introduce you to Hammond’s Pretzels, well known in The Keystone State but decidedly under the radar elsewhere. They’re a fifth generation family business, operating in the same location since their founding in 1931 …

All About Hammond’s Pretzels

In business for almost 90 years, Hammond’s Pretzels are proof positive that great products stand the test of time. The company was founded by William Lichty and his grandfather William Hammond, who was a pretzel baker before the turn of the 20th century …

The new venture started in the garage of the family home. All these years later, the business is still owned and operated by descendants of both William Lichty and his grandfather …

Now, the company is the oldest continually operating family owned hand made pretzel bakery in America. The business is beloved by area residents (so are the pretzels!), and many others who have moved away over time. Hammond’s Pretzels uses the same original family recipe – each pretzel is still hand rolled and baked with care and precision …

A time honored tradition, the entire process from dough to packaging entails sixteen specific steps. If you’re interested in learning how hand rolled pretzels are made, this page on the Hammond’s website walks you through …

Hammond's Dark Pretzels

Hammond’s Dark Pretzels

Hammond’s Dark Pretzels

Hammond’s Dark Pretzels are made for those of us who enjoy a deep, rich, “well done” flavor. These handsome sourdough pretzels are baked a little longer, which imparts a deeper color and slightly stronger taste profile …

In addition to the dark pretzels, Hammond’s creates more than a dozen other products. Regular, no salt, light salt, salty, and extra salty round out the pretzel line. The company also offers chocolate covered pretzels and clusters, Hammond’s Zesty Dipping Mustard, and a Snack Pack gift set which includes pretzels along with the mustard …

We also love the cool Hammond’s t-shirt (shown above) …

Hammond’s Pretzels – Since 1931!

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