MamaMancini's Engages B&A Food Brokers to Expand Presence in Food Service Industry
10/16/2020 | 08:31am EST
Company to Heavily Market Key Food Service Accounts for Plant Based Meatballs and Pasta Bowl Products
EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ, Oct. 16, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MamaMancini's Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: MMMB), a marketer of specialty pre-prepared, frozen and refrigerated food products, today announced that it has engaged B&A Food Brokers (B&A), one of the largest independent food brokers, for food service sales solicitation in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States, as well as with strategic national accounts throughout the country.
Founded in 1985, B&A Food Brokers is a rapidly growing firm providing on site merchandising, sales and promotional programs with a wealth of resources and a network of relationships
The new sales program will emphasize MamaMancini's offerings for plant-based meatballs, pasta bowls, and beef and turkey meatballs to this client base, driven by an aggressive marketing campaign.
“The Mid-Atlantic area is unique in that it is a mix of traditional chain and corporate accounts as well as local independent customers,” said Carl Wolf, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of MamaMancini’s. “B&A’s representative customer base includes over 50,000 independent take-out delis, gourmet food stores, restaurants, small retail supermarkets and convenience stores; as well as distributors servicing this exciting new niche.
“We choose B&A because of their established food service presence as one of the top sales groups in the region. With their creative and innovative approach, we believe B&A is the right choice to help drive the expansion of our footprint in this key market as well as with key strategic accounts nationwide,” concluded Wolf.
Andy Epstein, Chief Executive Officer of B&A Food brokers added, “We are looking forward to becoming an extension of the MamaMancini's sales team, bringing buyers and sellers together around their beloved meatball and pasta bowl product lines. We will provide the focus and experience necessary to maximize sales opportunities, and are eager to help further penetrate the Mid-Atlantic region, as well as select national accounts for MamaMancini's.”
About B&A Food Brokers
B&A Food Brokers is a privately owned sales agency representing fast growing brands and companies in the specialty food segment to all classes of trade. With offices in 8 states, B&A offers local, regional, and national coverage options to its Principals. Among the Star brands in the B&A portfolio are Kerrygold Irish Butter and Cheeses, Reser’s prepared foods and salads, Alouette Cheeses, Jarlsberg, Brownie Brittle, Honey Stinger, Diamond Crystal, and Dairy Farmer’s of America. For more information, please visit www.brokeroftheyear.com
About MamaMancini’s Holdings, Inc.
MamaMancini's Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: MMMB) is a marketer and distributor of specialty prepared, refrigerated and frozen all-natural Italian foods. MamaMancini’s product portfolio consists of over 20 products including meatballs, meat loaf, chicken parmesan, sausages and pasta bowl kits, with beef, turkey, chicken and pork varieties. The Company’s products are sold in over 45,000 locations nationwide, including at well-known retailers such as Sams Club, Whole Foods, Publix, Costco and Albertsons, as well as through national distributors such as Sysco and United Natural Foods. The Company also regularly maintains a direct-to-consumer presence through presentations on QVC. For more information, please visit www.mamamancinis.com.
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