Client Testimonial: Clemens Food Group

February 16, 2024
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Selling to Publix corporate office to grow meat business Bay Food Brokerage has proudly served as a broker for pork producer Clemens Food Group since 2019. Since then, we’ve gotten Clemens products into Publix’s 1,300 stores and grown business there over time. This is thanks largely in part to the great sales performance of Clemens’ brands, along with the relationships...

Team Member Spotlight: Ray Mocalkins, Bay Food Sales Rep

January 11, 2024
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Get to Know Retail Representative Ray Mocalkins At Bay Food Brokerage, we pride ourselves on having hard-working, dedicated team members who deliver excellent service to our clients. In this Team Member Spotlight, we are thrilled to highlight Sales Representative Ray Mocalkins, Bay Food Brokerage’s longest tenured employee! Ray has been an MVP on our sales team for 20 years. In this...

From Anniversaries to Analytics: Bay Food’s 2023 Journey Explored

December 18, 2023
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It’s been quite a year at Bay Food Brokerage! We’ve expanded our team, added valuable tools to our sales arsenal and have been celebrating our 30th anniversary. And, of course, as a top retail food broker in the Southeast, we’ve remained committed to our food manufacturer clients and our retail partners. Here are a few of our biggest company highlights...

30 Years of Giving Back: A Spotlight on 10 Charities We’ve Proudly Supported

December 4, 2023
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30 Years of Giving Back: A Spotlight on 10 Charities We’ve Proudly Supported Our team loves getting involved in our community. In fact, “Giving Back” is one of our company’s core values. As we continue celebrating Bay Food’s 30th anniversary this year, we’re proud to highlight Tampa Bay nonprofits – and national and international charities serving our region – that...

Unlock Success: 5 Strategies to Enhance Retail Food Product Packaging

December 2, 2023
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Unlock Success: 5 Strategies to Enhance Retail Food Product Packaging Grocery stores often need packaging solutions that are both efficient and attractive. Retail food product packaging must meet the expectations of customers while also providing protection, convenience and product placement in stores. Fortunately, there are several strategies manufacturers can use to optimize packaging to appeal to grocery store buyers. If...

Team Member Spotlight: Lindsey Baron, Account Executive

November 6, 2023
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Team Member Spotlight: Lindsey Baron, Account Executive At Bay Food Brokerage, we pride ourselves on having an exceptionally talented team who bring the highest quality of service to our clients. Today, we’re featuring retail food broker Lindsey Baron, who joined us in March 2020 as an Account Executive. Read on for more about Lindsey’s career path and her advice about...

Growing Up with Bay Food Brokerage: An Interview with Chris Chatterton

October 27, 2023
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Growing Up with Bay Food Brokerage: An Interview with Chris Chatterton At age 36, our Executive Vice President Chris Chatterton is only a handful of years older than the food broker company his mother, Cammie Chatterton, launched in 1993. As Bay Food Brokerage celebrates its 30th anniversary, we sat down with Chris. He shared all about what it was like...

Testimonial: The Good Crisp Company

October 20, 2023
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Testimonial: The Good Crisp Company Bay Food Brokerage has served as The Good Crisp Company’s Publix broker since summer 2022. Since then, we’ve been proud to have helped this health-conscious salty snack brand get its products into Publix’s 1,300 stores throughout the Southeast. And, we’re especially grateful to Steve Wangler, The Good Crisp Company’s VP of Sales, for sharing his...

(VIDEO) Cammie’s Most Memorable Moments: Winning Small Business of the Year Awards

September 27, 2023
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(VIDEO) Cammie’s Most Memorable Moments: Winning Small Business of Year Awards Bay Food Brokerage’s 30th anniversary celebrations keep on coming! Here’s the fifth and final video in our series featuring CEO, President and Founder Cammie Chatterton’s most memorable Bay Food moments. In this video, Cammie talks about winning not one – but two – Tampa Bay Chamber Small Business of...

How food manufacturers can get the data they need to successfully sell to retailers

August 29, 2023
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How food manufacturers can get the data they need to successfully sell to retailers In Part 1 of our “Data-Driven Selling” blog post series, we outlined why it’s so important for manufacturers to have access to data in 2023. In Part 2, we highlighted specific data-driven insights available to food manufacturers and why they’re important. Here in Part 3, we...