Advantage Sales and Marketing announces acquisition of Pryority Food Marketing

6/3/2013

New acquisition will expand Advantage Sales and Marketing’s best-in-class retail sales services in the perishables industry to the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic markets

IRVINE, Calif.—Advantage Sales & Marketing LLC (ASM) today announced the acquisition of Pryority Food Marketing, Inc. (Pryority), a food brokerage company focused on meat, deli, specialty cheese, seafood, frozen and dairy clients and customers. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

“Pryority has built an outstanding reputation as a key provider of retail sales services to clients and customers in the perishables industry,” said Tanya Domier, ASM chief executive officer. “The Pryority team brings decades of experience and relationships to ASM thereby enhancing our perishables business and further cementing our position as a leader within this channel.”

Al Albano and Mike Sonberg, who previously served as chief executive officer and president respectively, will lead the new business unit.

“We are delighted to become a part of the ASM family,” said Albano. “By joining North America’s leading sales and marketing agency, we have the opportunity to continue to provide our clients and customers with best-in-class sales services in the perishables industry and to now do so with more dedicated resources and a scalable infrastructure. Together, we are uniquely positioned to provide complete service and coverage in the meat, deli, specialty cheese, seafood, frozen and dairy arenas throughout the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic markets.”