Specialty Food Distribution Company
European Imports (EI) was acquired by Sysco on March 1st, 2012.
EI has been importing and distributing specialty food (imports and domestic products) to upscale retailers, restaurants, and hotels since 1978.
The products mix includes retail and foodservice items in the following categories:
Cheese, Meat, Game & Charcuterie, Pastry & Par-Baked Bread, Croissan...ts & Danishes, Dry Goods, Refrigerated, Frozen and Ambient.
Over 20 countries are represented in the product mix. An in-house Custom’s Broker is on staff to guarantee that imported shipments are expedited and cleared following FDA guidelines.
EI is unique in the industry due to the extensive number of products offered, in frozen, refrigerated and dry, for both foodservice and retail applications. Trends in the industry are tracked and products are sourced to keep up-to-date on new and innovative items keeping the product mix interesting.
EI believes that the story behind a product is as important as the quality and value of a product. Monthly newsletters are published with articles on “What’s New”, product descriptions and suggestions for targeted promotional opportunities.
Products from EI may be stocked at the OPCO or available on demand status.