Harbor Wholesale Foods (Harbor) of Lacey, Washington announces distribution partnership with Dari Mart, serving 44 stores through central and southern Oregon.
Fourth generation Harbor owner and CEO, Justin Erickson believes this deal highlights the best of Harbor’s capabilities & culture. “We are very excited to partner with Dari Mart Stores, their family heritage, values, and commitment to local community align well with our family’s history and values. We’re impressed with Dari Mart’s friendly and experienced team, innovation in fresh foods, locally made products, and commitment to customer service. We plan to bring additional products and solutions to further Dari Mart’s success for generations to come.”
Joe Gibson, Director of Purchasing and Category Management for Dari Mart echoed the sentiment, “We made the switch over to Harbor Wholesale a couple of months ago. Ever since, they have exceeded our expectations of what a grocery wholesaler should be. From the initial reset to any follow-up, Harbor reps have been readily available and attentive to our needs. We anticipate a long partnership moving forward. ”
Harbor leadership met with Dari Mart owners to ensure a successful transition with deliveries beginning on March 01, 2019.