Lacey, WA (August 11, 2016)—Harbor Wholesale Foods (Harbor) of Lacey, Washington announces a 3-year distribution partnership with Taco Time Northwest, serving 75 restaurants throughout Washington.
Fourth generation Harbor owner and CEO, Justin Erickson believes this deal highlights the best of Harbor’s capabilities & culture. “Taco Time is a perfect customer to help us continue on our path of providing fresh food for people on the go! Taco Time is not only fresh, local and Northwest, their family, like ours, has been doing business through four generations right here in our own backyard.”
Taco Time echoed the sentiment. “We are excited to begin this new partnership with Harbor Wholesale Foods, like us, a fourth generation family owned company that is passionate about serving customers in the Northwest,” says Chris Tonkin, Co-President of Taco Time Northwest. “Harbor Wholesale is a growing company that shares the same core values as Taco Time Northwest and we look forward to developing new ways to continue to grow our own business with this relationship.”
Harbor will begin meeting with company leaders, store managers and franchise owners in the coming weeks and are set to begin deliveries October 23rd, 2016.
About Harbor Wholesale Foods
Harbor Wholesale Foods has been distributing food for people on the go since 1923. The family business, led by fourth generation CEO Justin Erickson, is dedicated to maximizing customer success by building strong, trusted and supportive business relationships. Headquartered in Lacey, WA Harbor supports convenience stores, universities, and restaurants with over 12,000 products and services designed to help make customers in the Pacific Northwest successful.
About Taco Time Northwest
Taco Time Northwest is a family-run business headquartered in Renton, Wash. Originally founded by Frank Tonkin Sr. in 1962, the Tonkin family has been instrumental in the management of the company since the beginning. With 75 restaurants in the Puget Sound region, Taco Time Northwest offers the ultimate quick service experience featuring tacos, burritos and specialty side items prepared fresh daily and made to order. In addition to a full menu of Mexican entrees and side dishes, Taco Time provides healthy dining options on its Fit-Hits menu, designed to help customers make great choices for good health. For more information about Taco Time Northwest, visit www.TacoTimeNW.com. Follow Taco Time Northwest on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/TacoTimeNW and on Twitter at www.Twitter.com/TacoTimeNW.