Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Butter Believe It: LASCO Appointed Unilever Distributor

Peter Chin, Managing Director
 LASCO Distributors Ltd.
LASCO Distributors Limited has been appointed distributors of Unilever food products in Jamaica. The strategic partnership between the local distribution company and Unilever Caribbean was announced on Friday, November 14 and will see LASCO assuming responsibility for local the distribution of Unilever food brands.

LASCO Distributors Limited currently manages 3,000 notable local and international consumer and pharmaceutical brands from its Red Hills Road and White Marl facilities. Unilever will benefit from LASCO’s effective and comprehensive merchandizing, 24 hour delivery service, combined with the company’s current expansion providing increased warehouse space.

Peter Chin, Managing Director of LASCO Distributors Limited, says the partnership is timely, with Unilever’s great quality and well known brands and LASCO’s strength and distribution capabilities we expect a long and successful agreement.

“We are proud of this partnership which reflects the alignment of both Unilever’s and LASCO Distributors Limited’s objectives to grow our businesses together. We will make every effort to ensure a smooth and seamless transition as the new distributors of the Unilever Food brands,” he said.

LASCO Distributors Limited commenced operations related to Unilever brands on November 20, 2014. The brands represented in this agreement include – Lipton and Red Rose teas, Knorr Side Dishes, Hellmann’s Mayonnaise, Blue Band, Flora, I Can’t Believe it’s Not Butter and Country Crock margarine and it’s ice-cream brands Ben and Jerry, Popsicle and Breyers.

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