New Sales Outlets Add Consumer Exposure, Profits If Done Correctly

Sometime expansion means going into new retail channels with a partner distributor.

Torie & Howard’s organic Chewie Fruities® fruit chew candy is strengthening its national retail penetration across a variety of channels as consumers continue to reach for organic options for themselves and their families.

Torie Burke, company co-founder found a way of adding to the firms retail outlets and at the same time raising product visibility.

The fast growing Chewie Fruities candy now is being carried by all 88 OTG Management airport stores through Nassau Candy of Hicksville, N.Y., and by Pharmaca stores in the western U.S. through UNFI of Providence, R.I., said Specialty grocers Lucky’s Market, headquartered in Boulder, Colo., and Harmon’s Grocery of West Valley City, Utah, also have added Chewie Fruities through UNFI, Burke said.

As Burke pointed out all Torie & Howard candy is USDA Organic, and kosher certified, contains no artificial dyes or flavors, preservatives, or genetically engineered ingredients, and also is free from major allergens, including soy, wheat, gluten, nuts, and dairy.

Chewie Fruities are made in the USA and available in three of the same sophisticated flavor duos of Torie & Howard’s organic hard candy, plus a flavor assortment.

He adds a serving of the organic and kosher certified candy provides the daily requirement of Vitamin C. Chewie Fruities candies are individually wrapped in gusseted 4-ounce peg packs with a suggested retail price of $3.99.