BROOKLYN, N.Y., Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Iberia Foods Corp., manufacturer, importer and distributor of Hispanic, Caribbean and other Specialty Foods and Beverages – is excited to announce that the company has acquired the assets of Marcas Food Distributors, an independent distributor of Hispanic and European foods located in Chicago, IL. This strategic acquisition in the Midwest is a key initial effort towards long-term national expansion. The new company, Iberia Food Company of the Midwest, will be a base for growth in Illinois, Wisconsin and Indiana. Iberia Foods Corp. is presently under parent corporation, Brooklyn Bottling Corp., a branded, private label manufacturer and franchise bottler with a distribution network spanning over 25 states.
The new location will be the seventh distribution hub for Iberia Foods Corp. with existing distribution centers along the East Coast in New York, Miami, Orlando, Atlanta, Baltimore and Springfield, MA.
Recognizing the potential of the Midwest market for international food, Iberia Foods VP of Corporate Sales, Pedro Casais states, "This initiative is part of a larger vision to gradually expand Iberia Foods Corp. nationwide within the next 3-5 years. We pinpointed the void and realized that the Midwest region was thirsty for a more diverse portfolio of Hispanic and Caribbean products. Iberia Foods Corp. is the perfect fit to effectively address those needs."
With this new acquisition, Iberia Foods Corp. continues to provide a burgeoning number of consumers with quality, affordability and a diverse range of Hispanic, Caribbean and Specialty Foods and Beverages to the Midwest region.
About Iberia Foods Corp.:
Iberia Foods started in 1930's as an olive importer. Its brands are currently available in over 10,000 supermarkets, club stores, wholesalers and distributors on the East Coast.
Iberia Foods offers a wide range of food and beverage products and categories — from olives and extra virgin olive oils to rice, beans and canned goods - bringing the Hispanic and Caribbean household a taste of home and the American consumer true authenticity with its versatile selection of products. Iberia Foods also offers seasonings and other condiments including great canned seafood from Spain, canned meats, grains. Aside from its own brands, Iberia Foods Corp. exclusively distributes well known market leaders from the Caribbean, various countries in Latin America and Spain.
For additional information please visit, www.iberiafoods.com.
SOURCE Iberia Foods Corp.