Hershey closing Dot's Pretzels in Velva

(Velva, ND)  --  The Hershey Company is closing its Dot's Pretzel facility in Velva.  

The company says the physical limitations of the building and the cost of the facility were the primary reasons for the closure.  

Officials say Dot's Pretzels is the fastest growing U.S. pretzel brand and they must increase capacity and efficiency to grow the brand.