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Norman Distribution is pleased to announce the acquisition of Ken Young Food Distributors.For over 40 years, the Ken Young Family has serviced hundreds of retailers in the Greater Chicago Area with staple groceries, condiments, and sauces. Ken Young Foods was founded in 1968 by Kenneth Young Sr., to be later taken over by four of [...]
In 2009, Norman Meczyk founded Norman Distribution on the Southwest side of Chicago when he discovered new and emerging brands were having difficulty launching in the progressive consumer market of Chicago, IL. Since then, we have grown our network to thousands of Retailers across multiple channels of trade utilizing a diverse network of Suppliers, Manufacturers, [...]
As consumers embrace new attitudes and behaviors around food in general and snacking in particular, the traditional lines between snack categories are blurring. Click here to read the rest of the article!
They say when something is made out of love, you can tell. Butter, chocolate, caramel and pumpkin don't hurt, either. That's the story behind Hungry Monkey bakery, which is coming to Woodman's stores in Oak Creek and Waukesha on Sep. 16. And to drum-up deliciousness, baker-in-chief Cindy Kienzle is handing out free samples on the [...]
To celebrate its 7th anniversary, the Hungry Monkey Baking Company introduces new Cinnamon Apple Streusel Cake at Sunset Foods. Read the article here!
Norman Distribution has been added to represent the brand that is now in several retail outlets including Pete's Grocers and Armannati's Liquor. Read Article
“For the most part, consumers have brand loyalty, but we know that they are willing to try new things,” he says. “In many cases, the new offerings can lead to incremental sales for the operator because the consumer will purchase a new product out of curiosity in addition to their standard snack of choice. In [...]
“Restaurants, bars, school and corporate cafeterias, and QSRs [quick service restaurants] are not only starting to expand their retail presence, but these operators are becoming more aware of the products they are offering,” says Ryan Meczyk, founder and chief executive of Norman Distribution, an Elk Grove, Illinois-based distributor of better-for- you snacks, beverages and grocery [...]
Thanks to Norman’s long term relationships with major retailers, both big and small brand retailers trust that the product we give them will sell.