Chex Finer Foods has been signed to distribute natural and local food products to all Big Y World Class Markets stores.
Last week natural products distributor United Natural Foods Inc. (UNFI) announced the acquisition of Gourmet Guru, a natural and organic food distributor and merchandiser serving the Northeast. Project NOSH spoke with Gourmet Guru CEO Jeff Lichtenstein about the sale, why it was the right time, and what the future looks like
In this interview with Project NOSH, Jeff Lichtenstein the CEO and founder of Gourmet Guru provides his candid thoughts about what he’s witnessed in the industry, what he’s proud of as he celebrates the company’s 20th anniversary, and where he sees the industry moving.
Gourmet Guru, the first all natural and organic food retail distribution company in New York City, celebrates their 20th anniversary this year.
As the year winds to a close, the wallets remain open, with a spate of high-profile distributor and supplier acquisitions announced in the past two weeks. Many of the companies acquired have a focus on “better-for-you,” fresh, and specialty, underscoring the ongoing importance of consumer interest in natural and unique products.