How to Get From the Factory to Store Shelves
FEATURING SPECIAL GUESTS FROM:
A RETAIL PERSPECTIVE: WALMART
Roland Harmon, Senior Director of Sourcing
Roland Harmon, the Senior Director of Sourcing for Walmart’s Global Produce Sourcing office located in Valencia, California, will provide exhibitors with an overview of Walmart’s process for sourcing food products, and how their Global Produce Sourcing offices have been set up to ensure they are providing the freshest products possible, worldwide. This presentation will be followed by an opportunity for Q&A with the audience.
PANEL DISCUSSION: WORKING WITH A DISTRIBUTOR FOR YOUR RETAIL & FOODSERVICE NEEDS
Mark Ford, President, JD Food
Craig Saladino, President, Saladino's Foodservice
Moderated by: Mike Grazier, President, Busseto Foods
You have a retailer interested in your product, now what? Do you provide your own distribution and logistics, or do you find a distributor for your product? This interactive panel will provide exhibitors with information about how to connect with, and do business with a distributor, from both a retail and foodservice perspective.