Medlee Adds New Varieties and Retailers
After serving as COO for Mexican-made-easy brand Frontera Foods, Albert Valdes launched seasoned butter brand Medlee Foods in 2017.
This was to explore other ways to help consumers get flavorful meals to the table faster. The company has since grown to be sold nationwide.
In February the company added distribution in Vons, Pavilions and four Safeway divisions (Eastern, Northern California, Portland and Denver) building upon the brand’s existing presence in other Albertsons’ banners, Jewel-Osco and United.
At Expo West the company debuted two new products:
The company announced today that Northeastern retailer Wegmans had picked up three of the vegan butters to stock in the dairy set.
JUNKLESS Expands in East Coast and Midwest Retailers
Founded with a commitment to produce less processed snack food products. JUNKLESS (formerly known as Simply 8) markets a line of chewy granola bars free of artificial colors.
At the end of February the brand added more than 750 stores across the Midwest and East Coast.
The retailers, which include ShopRite, Kroger, and HyVee, are a result of the brand’s focus on building a presence in conventional retailers.
Food Lion accounted for roughly half of the brand’s additional doors.