NAPERVILLE, Ill., Jan. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- 4000 food industry professionals will head to KeHE's 2016 Summer Selling & Product Innovation Show in Atlanta, Georgia, which begins on Tuesday. Many of these suppliers, brokers and retailers will be on a quest to find the latest and most innovative specialty, natural and organic products sure to capture the attention of consumers this upcoming summer season. "More consumer spending is migrating towards 'dining in.' To compete for these dollars, retailers need to create great experiences in their stores with the right product assortment and story," said KeHE President & CEO Brandon Barnholt.
KeHE has a track record of producing best-in-class food industry events. The Trade Show News Network (TSNN) named KeHE's Summer Selling & Product Innovation Show "The 2013 Top 25 Fastest-growing Trade Shows" for attendance growth. KeHE's show is the only food industry event to make this prestigious list. The Summer Selling & Product Innovation Show is a private, by invitation-only event held each February, and brings together buyers and sellers in the natural, specialty and fresh product sectors. The show is the sixth largest in the food industry and the only selling show among those.
"We are expecting our best show yet! The demand to attend is overwhelmingly positive. Our retail and supplier partners rely on our hand-selected, OnTrend™ products to help them perform well during the upcoming summer season," states Mike Leone, Chief Commercial Officer of KeHE. "We look forward to showcasing our supply partners' hottest products, and sharing our insights on successful summer season merchandising. There is also an education component; our Fresh Product Pavilion shows best practices for incorporating specialty, natural and organic items into the perimeter of the store. This is a growing trend in today's completive marketplace- regardless of the store's format and channel," added Leone.
KeHE Distributors, LLC (KeHE) provides Specialty, Natural & Organic products to natural food stores, chain grocery stores, non-traditional & alternative stores, independent grocery stores and other specialty product retailers throughout North America. KeHE is the trusted, employee-owned company with over 4,500 CareholdersTM in the U.S. and Canada. For more about KeHE, visit www.KeHE.com
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