The effective date of the agreement is Oct. 1, 2018.
“The vision of MegaMex Foods is to bring the spirit of Mexico to every table,” said Ryan Michaelis, president and CEO at MegaMex Foods. “Our partnership with Z.T. Distribution is yet another step forward in making this vision a reality and will allow even more people the ability to experience authentic Mexican-inspired snacks with our CHI-CHI’S® tortilla chips, and CHI-CHI’S® snacking salsas and dips.”
Z.T. Distribution, Inc. was founded in 1919, and it is a 4th generation family-owned, full-service DSD company to the grocery trade. It services a variety of nonperishable items to major chains and independent grocers throughout Wisconsin including Roundy’s, Woodman’s, Festival, Sendik’s, Piggy Wiggly and others.
MegaMex Foods, a joint venture between Hormel Foods and Herdez del Fuerte, S.A. de C.V., is a provider of many leading Mexican food brands throughout the United States, including CHI-CHI’S®, HERDEZ®, LA VICTORIA®, EMBASA®, DON MIGUEL®, DONA MARIA® and WHOLLY GUACAMOLE® brands. MegaMex Foods’ brands and products range from authentic to mainstream and help consumers bring the flavor of Mexico to their home. It is a leading full-line provider of Mexican foods in the retail, foodservice, club and convenience store channels with brands like Herdez® products, Wholly® dips, CHI-CHI’S® products and La Victoria® products.
For more information about MegaMex Foods, visit www.megamexfoods.com. For more information about CHI-CHI’S® products, including recipes, nutritional information and where to buy, visit www.chichis.com or follow the brand on social media at www.facebook.com/chichis. For more information about Z.T. Distribution, visit www.ztdist.com.