MT. STERLING, Ill. – Dot Foods, the nation’s largest food redistributor, is proud to announce the addition of Del Monte retail products to its offering. Del Monte manufactures a variety of pet foods and snacks, canned fruits and vegetables, canned tomato products, broth, and Fruit Naturals® which is their refrigerated fruit cup line.
Del Monte brands that will now be supplied by Dot include 9 Lives®, Milk-Bone®, Meow Mix®, Meaty Bone®, Scooby Snacks®, Kibbles’n Bits®, Pup-peroni®, Alley Cat®, Skippy®, Gravy Train®, Reward®, Snausages®, Milo’s Kitchen®, Pounce®, Del Monte Fruit®, Del Monte Vegetables®, Contadina® and College Inn®.
Thanks to this new partnership with Dot Foods, Del Monte distributor customers may purchase Del Monte products with no minimum. In addition, Dot’s weekly deliveries with a two- to four-day lead time enable the customers to respond faster to retailers’ needs, while at the same time increasing inventory turns.
“We are pleased to add Del Monte’s retail products to our ever-expanding list of suppliers,” said Lee Leffers, Dot’s Senior Business Development Manager. “With the wide variety of brands and categories the Del Monte line offers, we are certain that our customers will be satisfied with the addition of these products.”
Recently, Dot expanded its Mt. Sterling, Ill., warehouse to add capacity for new manufacturers, as well as additional items for existing manufacturers. Dot added 136,000 square feet and reconfigured its current dry warehouse.
About Del Monte Retail
Del Monte retail is one of the country’s largest and most well-known producers, distributors and marketrs of premiuim quality, branded pet and food products for the U.S. retail market. With a powerful portfolio of brands, Del Monte products are found in eight out of ten U.S. households.
About Dot Foods Inc.
Dot Foods Inc. carries 100,000 products from 700 food industry manufacturers and is the largest food redistributor in the United States. Dot Foods and Dot Transportation sell and deliver foodservice, convenience, retail, vending, equipment and supplies to leading distributors in all 50 states. Dot Foods operates eight distribution centers in: Modesto, Calif.; Vidalia, Ga.; Burley, Idaho; Mt. Sterling, Ill.; Cambridge City, Ind.; Williamsport, Md.; Liverpool, N.Y.; and Ardmore, Okla. For information, visit www.dotfoods.com.