Creating Opportunity: Export to the U.S. with Chicago Importing Company
REACH MULTIPLE CHANNELS IN THE U.S. MARKET
With thousands of customer relationships built over decades, we give your brand access to the most promising sales channels in the specialty foods market. Chicago Importing company consistently exhibits at Summer & Winter Fancy Food Shows, Sweets & Snacks Expo, and several national distributor events.
Our reach is truly national with customers in multiple channels including grocery chains, specialty retailers, foodservice, and big box stores such as TJ Maxx , HomeGoods, and World Market. Through the most prominent distributors, UNFI and KeHE, our brands are in many national chains including Whole Foods Market, Publix, The Fresh Market, and Meijer. We create brand awareness through our e-commerce and informational internet presence, national trade shows, and growing sales force.
PROVEN SUCCESS IN KEY CATEGORIES
Chocolates and Candies Cookies, Wafers & Thins Shelf-Stable Baked Goods Baking Ingredients
Traditional Savory Foods Cheese, Sausages and Meats Refrigerated and Shelf-Stable Seafood Spices, Seasonings and Toppings
SALES GENERATING PROGRAMS
EVERYDAY – Our year-round program for top-performing brands and products.
HOLIDAY– We build excitement with our impactful catalog, Spring pre-order and Fall delivery for Christmas season sell-through.
EASTER– Summer pre-order and Winter delivery for Easter season sell-through.
LARSOWN.COM – Reserved for our proven exclusive partners, this SEO-optimized website with where-to-buy technology directs consumers to points of purchase.
WE TAKE SAFETY SERIOUSLY
We are certified in GOOD DISTRIBUTION PRACTICES (GDP) and HACCP food safety standards. Our warehouse is audited annually by an independent third party to ensure our company-wide commitment to food safety and quality is the best in the business.
We follow the Foreign Supplier Verification Program (FSVP) and our 2023 FDA audit was flawless.
We operate a Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) making the journey of your products to our warehouse and onto store shelves smoother and faster.
OUR SERVICES INCLUDE
– Inland Freight Forwarding in Europe
– Compliance Expertise
– US Customs and FDA Clearance
– Foreign Trade Zone
– Temperature-Controlled Warehousing
– Lot-Controlled Management
CONTACT US AND BEGIN EXPORTING!
To discuss a mutually-beneficial opportunity email our General Manager, Joseph D'Alessandro, to set up a virtual appointment EMAIL JOE or call 847-669-2100 Mon-Fri 8:00am-5:00pm Central Time Zone.