SOURCE: Turbana Plantain Chips

Turbana Plantain Chips

November 15, 2011 09:32 ET

Turbana Plantain Chips Partners With KeHE Distributors for National Distribution

All Natural Plantain Chips to Be Distributed in Natural Food Stores, Grocery Stores and Other Specialty Retailers

CORAL GABLES, FL--(Marketwire - Nov 15, 2011) - Turbana Plantain Chips, a leading supplier of all natural, flavored-packed plantain chips, today announces a partnership with KeHE Distributors. With the agreement, Turbana's plantain chips will now be available to natural food stores, grocery stores, and other gourmet and specialty retailers throughout North America. Turbana's plantain chips can already be found in Whole Foods, Shaw's, Central Market (HEB), Winn-Dixie and other select locations throughout the United States.

KeHE Distributors selected Turbana for the uniqueness of its plantain chips, both in terms of product quality and positioning in the marketplace. Made from all natural ingredients, Turbana's plantain chips contain 30 percent less fat than potato chips and are also free of trans fats, GMOs, cholesterol, gluten, preservatives and additives. Turbana's plantain chips offer a powerful punch in flavor and crunch -- delivering a fun, new snacking experience perfect for any occasion.

"We chose to partner with KeHE Distributors for their long history in successfully introducing products, like ours, to the North American market," said Juan Ricardo Escobar, vice president of sales and value-added products for Turbana. "As a company we are very confident in our product, and with KeHE distributing our product, we are very excited for what the future holds."

About KeHE:
KeHE Distributors, based in Romeoville, IL, provides Natural & Organic, Specialty & Gourmet, International & Multicultural and Fresh products to the (i) chain grocery, (ii) independent grocery, (iii) natural food, and (iv) niche specialty retail channels throughout North America.

About Turbana Plantain Chips:
Turbana is owned by Uniban, the largest grower-owned banana company and the largest exporter of plantains in the world, and by Fyffes, one of the largest tropical produce importers and distributors in Europe. Turbana is a vertically integrated company that operates everything from their own farms, protective plastics, cardboard boxes, international shipping, and sourcing. Turbana Plantain Chips are the latest addition to the Turbana brand. The chips are tasty mouthfuls of flavor, texture and crunch. Made from freshly harvested plantains, and available in six yummy natural flavors, including Chili, Lime, Chili-Lime, Salted, Sweet and Garlic, they're a great alternative to potato chips and other snacks. For more information, please visit www.platanicious.com.

Contact Information

  • Media Contact:
    Katie Lister
    For Turbana
    Office: 407.767.0452 ext. 229
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