KeHE Distributors has been awarded the primary distribution contract for MOM’s Organic Market, 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.
“MOM’s is one of a handful of natural food merchants that ‘set the standard’ for excellence and authenticity in organic grocery retailing,” says Gene Carter, COO of KeHE. “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.”
MOM’s Organic Market founder and CEO Scott Nash says, “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.
“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,” says Lisa de Lima, VP, grocery at Mom’s.
KeHE plans to service to MOM’s business through its new distribution center in North East, Maryland. MOM’s Organic Market was founded in 1987.