USA: Gourmet Group expands distribution
Over 25 different Jardine products have been chosen by the supermarket chains, with initial placement in over 400 stores.
Albertson's Inc., a $37 billion supermarket chain, has approved 10 Jardine products for the 42 stores in their South Texas division as well as 4 items in their 130-store Dallas division.
Nassau Candy Specialty Confections & Fine Foods, the largest confection distributor in the country, has agreed to distribute Jardine's gourmet line, D.L. Jardine's Special Edition, throughout its customer base of 9,000 specialty and gourmet stores. Nassau Candy has been servicing gourmet retailers and specialty shops for over 75 years and has distribution centers in New York and Florida.
Jardine Foods (www.jardinefoods.com), a 20 year-old company, is one of the foremost manufacturers of gourmet Texas-style foods (salsas, barbecue sauces, dips, condiments, pasta sauces, quesos, chili mix and seasonings, hot sauces, marinades, spicy snacks, salad dressings, relishes, mustards, beverage mixes, jellies and preserves, gift boxes and gift baskets), distributing through various channels, including supermarkets, gourmet and gift stores, mail order and Internet sales, private label for other gourmet food retailers, and sales to international distributors. Jardine manufactures over 300 different products under various names, including D.L. Jardine's Special Edition, Buckaroo, Shotgun Willie's, Mickey Mantle's, Sontava, W.B. William's, D.L. Jardino's, 7-J Ranch, and Simple Times.
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