KeHE Distributors (KeHE) announced today that it has been awarded the primary distribution contract for MOM's Organic Market (MOMs) based in Rockville, Maryland. The multi-year agreement includes supplying all natural, organic and specialty products for MOM's growing network of 19 organic grocery stores located in Maryland, Virginia, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and the District of Columbia.
Founded in 1987, over the past 32 years MOM's Organic Market has established itself as one of the premier natural and organic food retailers in the nation. Speaking about the partnership, Gene Carter, COO of KeHE said, "MOM's is one of a handful of natural food merchants that 'set the standard' for excellence and authenticity in organic grocery retailing. Our companies share common values, a passion for healthy food and a commitment to sustainable practices. We are honored MOM's has chosen KeHE as their primary distribution partner."
Scott Nash, MOM's Organic Market founder and CEO, has built the retail chain within supportive, local communities, "We are dedicated to serving our customers and operating in a highly sustainable manner that protects and restores the environment. In KeHE, we have found a Certified B Corp partner that shares our values and has adopted verifiable commitments to serve its stakeholder groups, the less fortunate and to protect the environment."
Food preferences in the U.S. continue to transform rapidly. According to Lisa de Lima, VP Grocery at MOM's, "MOM's success is rooted in bringing the latest and best natural, organic and fresh products to market for our customers, KeHE's partnership is absolutely critical in this effort." KeHE is aligned with this commitment to innovate and plans to operationalize its service to MOM's business through its new state-of-art distribution center in North East, MD.
Source: KeHE Distributors