Liberty Distribution Company, LLC is pleased to announce the acquisition of select assets of Coast to Coast Candy Co. of Garden City, NY. Liberty and Coast to Coast are leading providers of confections and snacks to non-food retailers throughout the U.S.
Jim Schweikert, CEO of Liberty, says “Coast to Coast’s customers are a perfect complement to our business. We look forward to executing a smooth integration over the next few weeks and continuing our high service levels. Customers will be well supported by the management of Coast to Coast in addition to the great resources and personnel at Liberty.”
Coast to Coast has a 20 year history of operations servicing some of the largest retailers in the U.S. “We are proud of what we have accomplished over the years and we are pleased to be associated with the industry leader” says Robert Bruck, President of Coast to Coast.
Liberty is the nation’s largest provider of confections and snacks to non-food retailers, servicing over 30,000 locations throughout the U.S. on a weekly basis. Candy sales in non-food retail channels have emerged as one of the fastest growing segments in the confection industry and currently represent $500+ million in annual sales. “This transaction will further cement our leadership in this industry,” notes Mr. Schweikert.
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