Chicago Importing Company was founded in 1935 in Chicago's Fulton Market district. In 1996 Lars Berntson acquired the business and moved it to the suburbs. Today, we operate out of a 20,000 SF facility and sell to a wide range of independent retailers, chains and national distributors. We are proud members of the Specialty Food Assocation and theNational Candy Association. And locally, we support the Chicago chapter of the Swedish American Chamber of Commerce.
We offer highly-sought Scandinavian and western European chocolates, candies, cookies, cheeses, beverages, seafood, specialty foods and more. We are the exclusive distributor of many fine Nordic brands and are proud to offer our proprietary collections of gourmet specialties under Lars Own®, Nordic Sweets®, Nordic Goods™, Skansen®, Scandic® and Grandpa Lundquist®.
At Chicago Importing Company, we believe that each one of us contributes directly to our growth and achievements. We want employees to take pride in being a part of a team and it's our hope that everyone find's their role here challenging, enjoyable and rewarding.
OUR CORE VALUES
Integrity: We are honest and ethical in all we do.
Service: We help and serve one another, our customers, our suppliers, and our community.
Commitment: We work hard every day with dedication to our values, mission, and vision.
Teamwork: We achieve the greatest success through interdependent collaboration.
Respect: We are respectful to all people in all interactions.
WHAT WE OFFER
SIMPLE IRA with Employer Matching and Profit Sharing Plan
Short Term and Long Term Disability
Vacation, Personal Time, and Holidays
Opportunities to Learn and Grow
Check out our Indeed page for current job openings here VIEW JOBS AT CHICAGO IMPORTING COMPANY. Don't see what you're looking for? We are always seeking talented, motivated individuals to grow with us. If interested in joing our team, email your resume here EMAIL RESUME.