Kirk Perron Death – Dead: The founder of Jamba Juice, Kirk Perron is dead. Kirk Perron passed away few days ago.
His death was announced by the company in an official Facebook post, According to them Perron passed away in Palm Springs on June 20.
The post on the Facebook page reads below..
It’s with a heavy heart that we share news of the passing of Jamba’s founder, Kirk Perron, on June 20 in Palm Springs, CA. Our thoughts are with his family and friends during this difficult time.
Kirk founded Juice Club in 1990, at 26 years old, as a neighborhood smoothie shop with the idea that eating better should be easy. From Juice Club’s first location in San Luis Obispo, CA to its evolution to Jamba Juice in 1995, Kirk’s vision and passion for giving customers a fun experience and great tasting smoothies propelled Jamba to becoming the iconic 800+ unit global brand it is today. In 2006, Kirk passed the blender and we will continue to carry on his dream.
In Kirk’s memory, and in honor of his years-long relationship with and commitment to the school, we’ll be making a donation to The Jamba Juice / Kirk Perron Scholarship Fund at Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo.
Perron’s smoothie business has Central Coast roots, he opened his first smoothie location in the San Luis Obispo area.
Back then the smoothie shop was called Juice Club.
Perron who retired in 2006 opened his first shop in 1990 in San Luis Obispo.
Perron, who was 26 years old at the time, opened the store with an idea that eating better should be easy.
In 1995, Juice Club changed its name to the now well-known Jamba Juice.
Jamba Juice’s Facebook says Perron’s vision and passion for giving customers a fun experience and great tasting smoothies propelled Jamba Juice to becoming the iconic 800 plus unit global brand it is today.
The company says they will make a donation to the Jamba Juice/Kirk Perron Scholarship Fun at Cal Poly in memory of Perron and honor his years-long relationship and commitment with the school.
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