Our History

2020

A.J. Letizio Sales and Marketing, Inc. Acquires A. Russo Imports

A.J. Letizio Sales and Marketing, Inc. Acquires A. Russo Imports

A.J. Letizio acquires A. Russo Imports, a three generation cheese expert and recognized player in the Supermarket and Food service Industry in Boston.  After many years of service to the industry, Tom Russo will be transitioning his company’s operations to the A.J. Letizio family.  The A.J. Letizio team looks forward to serving Russo’s customers in his region and working with the Auricchio family to promote their incredible line of BelGioioso cheese products at foodservice and retail.

2020

A.J. Letizio Sales & Marketing Acquires Forgione Associates, Inc.

A.J. Letizio Sales & Marketing Acquires Forgione Associates, Inc.

A.J. Letizio Sales & Marketing of Windham, NH announced today that the company has reached an agreement with Forgione Associates, Inc. of Maspeth, New York, MA to acquire their business. Forgione Associates has been a strong, recognized player in the Foodservice and Wholesale Cash and Carry Supply industry in New York, New Jersey, and Eastern Pennsylvania. Owners Richard Forgione, Theresa Forgione and John Brunhard agreed to the deal that would transition ownership of Forgione Associates to A.J. Letizio effective January 1, 2021 and merge the two organizations. A.J. Letizio Sales & Marketing is a Super Regional Sales Agency that will celebrate its 33rd year in operation in 2021. As Windham New Hampshire’s largest private employer, A.J. Letizio and its staff members operate out of their newly opened award-winning national headquarters in Windham, its recently opened Parlin New Jersey regional headquarters and now from their New York City regional headquarters. A.J. Letizio’s Retail and Consumer Packaged Goods Division provides service throughout the Eastern United States and its Foodservice & Disposable Goods Division operates in the Northeast United States.

2021

 A.J. Letizio Foodservice & Disposable Goods Division Expands Coverage to Include the Northeastern United States

 A.J. Letizio Foodservice & Disposable Goods Division Expands Coverage to Include the Northeastern United States

  A.J. Letizio Sales & Marketing, Inc. is pleased to announce the expansion of its foodservice division to include the Baltimore/Washington and Southern Virginia markets. This expansion allows for continuous foodservice coverage from the Southern border of Virginia through Maine, along with wholesale cash and carry coverage of the Eastern United States. This geography allows A.J. Letizio’s Foodservice & Disposable Goods division to service nearly a quarter of the US population. This follows A.J. Letizio’s recent acquisition of Forgione Associates. Forgione had long been providing coverage in these territories, and the addition of key personnel will only improve that footprint. A.J. Letizio will continue to strengthen its market coverage through existing staff and key new hires across the entire territory. “This is another major step forward in our 20-year strategic plan,” says SVP Adam Letizio, “and we are incredibly proud to have the best team in the industry serving our customers and clients throughout the Northeast.” A.J. Letizio Sales & Marketing is a Super-Regional Sales Agency that will celebrate its 33rd year in operation in 2021. As Windham, New Hampshire’s largest private employer, A.J. Letizio and its staff members operate out of their newly opened award-winning national headquarters in Windham, its recently opened Parlin, New Jersey regional headquarters and now from their New York City regional headquarters. A.J. Letizio’s Retail and Consumer Packaged Goods Division provides service throughout the Eastern United States and its Foodservice & Disposable Goods Division operates in the Northeast United States. For more information, visit www.ajletizio.com