Food & Non-Food Industry
A Family Tradition Since 1912
A.J. Letizio Sales & Marketing, Inc. is pleased to announce that Mary Mann will join its Foodservice Division in January 0f 2023. Mary will serve as an Account Manager and K-12 Specialist in the New England Market and will be covering sales primarily in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Maine. Mary has a great reputation in the industry and will be a great addition to the team. Mary joins A.J. Letizio with over ten years of experience in foodservice, with a variety of roles with sales agencies and in distribution. Mary’s first role in foodservice was as a sales support specialist with Shaheen Bros. where she served for five years specializing in K-12 sales and bid management. She has also held positions at the Core Group, and most recently with Advantage Sales Marketing where she served as a business development representative. Mary holds a bachelors degree in business administration from Plymouth State College and resides in Hampton, NH with her family. “Mary is an excellent addition to our New England foodservice team and will make an immediate impact on our Northeast K-12 presence.” says SVP Adam Letizio. A.J. Letizio Sales & Marketing is a privately owned independent Super Regional Sales Agency in the Eastern United States that celebrated its 34th year in operation in 2022. The company provides service to the Retail and Consumer Packaged Goods industry throughout the Eastern United States and to the Foodservice industry in the Northeast United States. A.J. Letizio supports its business with over 125 of the industry’s finest professionals on staff, headquartered in Windham New Hampshire, and with regional headquarter facilities in New York City; Rochester, New York; Parlin, New Jersey; a planned new facility in Philadelphia; and now from its new Glastonbury, Connecticut facility. For more information, visit www.ajletizio.com
Kraft Heinz Away From Home President Peter Hall announced the beginning of their partnership with A.J. Letizio Sales & Marketing, Inc. who will be supporting the Kraft Heinz AFH sales effort across the Northeast United States (New England, Upstate New York, Metro New York, and Eastern Pennsylvania), beginning in January of 2023. A.J. Letizio Foodservice Senior Vice President Adam Letizio was proud to accept the appointment by Kraft Heinz on behalf of the A.J. Letizio family.Kraft Heinz is a trusted producer of high quality, great tasting iconic brands. Away From Home is a valuable part of Kraft Heinz’s business, and they are committed to meeting their customers’ needs. In this new partnership, A.J. Letizio will work closely with the Kraft Heinz dedicated Away From Home sales team, providing field support. The combined team effort is aimed at delivering the highest possible level of service to Kraft Heinz’s Away From Home customers throughout the marketplace. A.J. Letizio Sales & Marketing is a privately owned and independent Super-Regional Sales Agency in the Eastern United States. Celebrating its 35th year in operation in 2023, the Letizio family follows a five-generation long, 120-year legacy in the food business, dating back to the family’s Italian Meat Market in Lawrence, MA in 1912. Today, A.J. Letizio provides service to the Retail & Consumer Packaged Goods industry throughout the Eastern United States and to the Foodservice industry throughout the Northeast United States. The company supports its business with over 125 of the industry’s finest professionals on staff. Headquartered in Windham, New Hampshire, A.J. Letizio operates regional support facilities in Glastonbury, Connecticut; New York City; Rochester, New York; Parlin, New Jersey; and with new facilities planned for Philadelphia and Northern Virginia.
Tom DeLuca of 3D Marketing & Sales of West Springfield, MA and Al Letizio, Jr., of A.J. Letizio Sales & Marketing, headquartered in Windham, NH, announced today that they have reached an agreement to merge portions of 3D’s business with A.J. Letizio and that Tom DeLuca will be joining the A.J. Letizio team.
In this move, A.J. Letizio will acquire 3D Marketing & Sales’ retail and foodservice cheese business portfolio in Western New England and Tom DeLuca will join A.J. Letizio in the role of Business Manager in Letizio’s Retail Division, starting in January 2023. Based at A.J. Letizio’s Western New England regional headquarters in Glastonbury, CT, Tom DeLuca will take over the management A.J. Letizio’s key retail accounts in the region, previously managed by A.J. Letizio Senior Vice President Nick Letizio. “The merging of our cheese business is a natural fit, since our interests have been directly related and we have worked together closely over the last years,” said Tom DeLuca about the decision to come together with A.J. Letizio. “The DeLuca family and Letizio family have been close friends for many decades and share a common, generational family legacy in the specialty Italian meat and cheese business. I’ve always respected the DeLucas and am so happy that we have joined together in this new relationship, that will be so beneficial in serving our clients and customers with a higher level of service,” said Al Letizio, Jr.
Tom DeLuca founded 3D Marketing back in 1980, following a family legacy of expertise in the Italian Meat and Cheese business that started originally with his dad, Tom Sr., a well-known industry expert. 3D Marketing is best known for being an early pioneer of the Belgioioso cheese brand in western New England and has continued to grow and support the brand throughout the marketplace. In Tom’s new role at A.J. Letizio, he will be working in tandem with the A.J. Letizio sales management, retail merchandizing and data analytics teams to deliver a high level of service to all his customers and clients.
A.J. Letizio Sales & Marketing is a privately owned, independent Super-Regional Sales Agency in the Eastern United States. Celebrating its 35th year in operation in 2023, the Letizio family follows a five-generation long, 120-year legacy in the food business, dating back to the family’s Italian Meat Market in Lawrence MA in 1912. Today, A.J. Letizio provides service to the Retail & Consumer Packaged Goods industry throughout the Eastern United States and to the Foodservice industry throughout the Northeast United States. The company supports its business with over 125 of the industry’s finest professionals on staff. Headquartered in Windham, New Hampshire, A.J. Letizio operates regional facilities in Glastonbury Connecticut; New York City; Rochester, New York; Parlin, New Jersey; and has new facilities planned for Philadelphia and Northern Virginia.
A. J. Letizio Sales & Marketing CEO Al Letizio, Jr. announced today that Digital Marketing Specialist, Writer, Designer and Free Lance Photographer Amanda Jean Cote will be joining the company’s Key Function Leadership Team to lead its marketing efforts. Amanda comes to A.J. Letizio from the V12 Marketing Agency in Concord, New Hampshire, where her specialty was in digital marketing and web development. A Salem, New Hampshire native, Amanda earned her BA in Communication Arts, graduating magna cum laude from the University of New Hampshire. At UNH, she served as Design Editor and Contributing Photographer for the UNH student-run newspaper, developing her flair for crafting custom graphics for weekly news stories. Amanda worked in direct collaboration with Managing and Executive Editors, delivering her signature style of aesthetic interest to UNH’s news pages. As a freelance photographer, Amanda’s work has been featured on the cover of the New England Baseball Journal and in the New England Hockey Journal. At Make-A-Wish New Hampshire, Amanda worked with the leadership team, contributing her research in social media best practices, and developing new designs for their marketing collateral. One of her ad designs was displayed for a time at the Manchester-Boston Regional Airport as a part of the “Wishes in Flight™” fundraising campaign. In her new role at A.J. Letizio, Amanda will be based at the company’s national headquarters in Windham, New Hampshire, working directly with CEO Al Letizio, Jr., in the leadership and execution of the company’s marketing and public relations strategies. A.J. Letizio Sales & Marketing is a super-regional professional sales agency in the wholesale food industry, representing many of the nation’s leading brands, delivering service to the Retail Grocery and Foodservice industry sectors. Staffed by 110 of the industry’s finest professionals in the eastern United States, A.J. Letizio operates from it’s national headquarters in Windham, New Hampshire, and regional headquarters locations in New York City, Rochester, NY, Glastonbury CT, Parlin NJ and planned locations in Philadelphia and Virginia. A.J. Letizio manages sales of over $1.1 billion for its combined clients across 17 states. A.J. Letizio is Windham New Hampshire’s largest private employer, and family-owned and managed business, with a five-generation legacy of service to the food industry, dating back to the family’s Italian meat market in immigrant city Lawrence Massachusetts back in 1912. A.J. Letizio was the recent recipient of the SBA’s Jeffrey A Butland Family-owned Business of the Year award, and its new A.J. Letizio Enterprise Center national headquarters in Windham was recognized by the Greater Boston Architectural Society as the “best commercial project in greater Boston in 2019.” Learn more about A.J. Letizio at www.ajletizio.com