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  • Writer's pictureJillian Rebello

Chexpo 2024 Show Recap

Chexpo 2024 has come to an end after a snowy but successful day of making connections, discovering new and exciting products, and buying & selling specialty foods for the summer season. Featuring over 40 Powerbuys, 142 booths, and 250 brands there was something for everyone! Here are some highlights of Chexpo 2024:

Retailer and Supplier Awards

This year, Chex honored three suppliers and three retailers for their partnership and outstanding achievements. Supplier awards were given by President Jeremy Isenberg and Director of Supplier and Category Management Jacqueline Kalina at our welcome reception, and Retailer awards were given by Director of Sales Craig Bannon, Director of Independent Sales Mark Truss, and President Jeremy Isenberg. Congratulations to this year’s winners:

Supplier of the Year- Manfredi Barbera

Lifetime Achievement Award (Suppliers) – Euro American Brands

Best Booth Award – Wild Bill’s

Grocery Manager of the Year – Mark Derubeis Roche Brothers

Retailer of the Year – Park Slope Food Coop

Delivering Excellence Award – Mike Stark Belmont Marketplace

Chex Choice Winners Awarded

The 2024 Chex Choice Awards celebrated 8 brands chosen for their exceptional innovation, taste and ingredient quality. These Brands to Watch and Hot Products are differentiators; disrupting their categories with new and innovative products:

Brands to Watch – El Nacho

Brands to Watch – Torres

Brands to Watch – United Sodas

Brands to Watch – Pretzelized

Hot Products – Good Crisps Crinkle Cut

Hot Products – Dr. Squatch Coconut Castaway

Hot Products – Black River Lemonade

Hot Products – Justin’s Pieces

While Chexpo 2024 has come to an end in person, retailers can continue to discover new items, plan promotions and displays, and finalize orders on the Chex post-show portal powered by Perenso.

To learn more about Chex Finer Foods and how we continue our promise of Delivering Excellence in everything we do, visit


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