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NECCO Partners with DOT Foods

5/29/2013 12:00:00 AM Revere, MA – May 29, 2013 – The New England Confectionery Company (NECCO) announced today they have reaffirmed their distribution agreement with Dot Foods.  NECCO has worked with Dot Foods since October 2011, and customer feedback has been overwhelmingly positive.
 
“Sustaining a high level of customer service is a core objective at NECCO,” said Al Gulachenski, NECCO’s Chief Executive Officer. “Utilizing Dot’s world class distribution network is one of the many strategies we will employ to satisfy our customers’ shipping requirements.  Our initial results have been outstanding and, most importantly, our customers have given Dot high praise for their on-time delivery and order-fill rates.”
 
“We know NECCO’s expectations for this venture are very high,” said Jeff Adams – senior business development manager at Dot Foods. ”We are committed to exceeding those expectations.  We believe Dot will fill a very important need for NECCO’s confection category wholesalers.  These customers want order size flexibility and delivery date assurance and Dot scores high marks on both.”
 
 
About Dot Foods Inc. Dot Foods carries 105,000 products from 650 food industry manufacturers and is the largest food re-distributor in the United States. Dot Foods distributes foodservice, convenience, retail and vending food products to distributors in all 50 states. Dot Foods operates eight distribution centers in: Modesto, Calif.; Vidalia, Ga.; Burley, Idaho; Mt. Sterling, Ill.; Cambridge City, Ind.; Williamsport, Md.; Liverpool, N.Y.; and Ardmore, Okla. For information, visit www.dotfoods.com.
 
About NECCO:  The New England Confectionery Company was founded in 1847 and is the longest-running multi-line candy company in the United States. Popular brands include: NECCO® Wafers, Clark® bar, Sweethearts® Conversation Hearts, Mary Jane®, Haviland® Thin Mints and Might Malts® Malted Milk Balls. More than 500 seasonal and year-round products are produced at the companys headquarters in Revere, Massachusetts
 
 
All media inquiries can be directed towards:  Jill Swanson
Director of Human Resources              jswanson@necco.com
     781-485-4580