KeHE Announces Partnership Agreement With MOM's Organic Market
- by Jordan Okumura
NAPERVILLE, IL - Our industry is all about partnership, and there is a new one that is showcasing the continued demand for organic, natural, and fresh foods. KeHE Distributors announced this week that it was awarded primary distribution for Rockville, Maryland-based MOM’s Organic Market (MOMs).
“We are dedicated to serving our customers and operating in a highly sustainable manner that protects and restores the environment,” said Scott Nash, Founder and CEO of MOM’s. “In KeHE we have found a Certified B Corp partner that shares our values and has adopted verifiable commitments to serve its stakeholder groups, the less fortunate and to protect the environment.”
MOM’s Organic Market has established itself as one of the premier natural and organic food retailers in the nation since Nash founded it in 1987, always valuing community and health. We even took a deep dive into the company’s history and commitment to all things fresh and organic in our sister publication The Snack Magazine.
“MOM’s success is rooted in bringing the latest and best natural, organic, and fresh products to market for our customers, KeHE’s partnership is absolutely critical in this effort,” Lisa de Lima, VP Grocery at MOM’s, said of the pairing.
The contract is a multi-year agreement, according to a press release. In it, KeHE is to supply all natural, organic, and specialty products for MOMs’ growing network, currently a chain of 19 organic grocery stores spanning several states.
“MOM’s is one of a handful of natural food merchants that ‘set the standard’ for excellence and authenticity in organic grocery retailing,” shared Gene Carter, COO of KeHE. “Our companies share common values, a passion for healthy food and a commitment to sustainable practices. We are honored MOM’s has chosen KeHE as their primary distribution partner.”
MOM’s reach currently includes:
- New Jersey
- The District of Columbia
KeHE said it is aligned with MOMs’ commitment to innovate and plans to increase its service to the retailer’s business through its new state-of-the-art distribution center in North East, Maryland.
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