Versant International Acquires Grocers Direct and Attracts Industry Talent
IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Versant International Inc. (otc VINTB) has completed its newest acquisition with Grocers Direct, LLC. This is Versant's second acquisition this summer, to add to its growing portfolio of fiscally solvent and growing companies. Grocers Direct, LLC., A Newport Beach based food brokerage and distribution firm, concentrates on emerging brands in the natural and organic foods arena.
Grocers Direct brings with them valuable partnerships, creative marketing and industry relationships, opening the door for Versant's International clients like Mamma's Best Foods, who have already been green-lit for 200 new specialty grocery stores in the Pacific West Region, including Clark's Nutrition and Natural Foods Markets, Mother's Market & Kitchen, Gelson's Markets, Sprouts Markets and Whole Foods.
Leading the charge will be Grocers Direct's new Director of Retail Sales, Amy Roczey. Roczey brings an extensive background in advertising and project management, with experience in the management of large accounts including Albertsons, part of SUPERVALU INC. as well as maintenance of media schedules for clients like Trader Joe's and Jenny Craig.
SOURCE Versant International Inc.