ABOUT US

Our Company

OUR HISTORY

Founded in 2002 by Ecuadorian emigrants, Family Food Distributors. Inc began its operation aimed at providing traditional ethnic products to the Latino community in the United States.

Their founder associates developed this vision initially serving the Ecuadorian community and discovering a niche that had a high demand to satisfy. Once this first objective was fulfilled, the company expanded its offer to other markets with products from Peru, Colombia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, the Dominican Republic, Chile, Mexico and Brazil, consolidating itself as an important Latin ethnic and specialties distributor.

The firm currently distributes more than 900 items, including Latin Americans the leading brands, reaching 1800 stores and supermarkets in 26 states such as New York, New Jersey, Chicago, Connecticut, Michigan, and others.

In 2004, Family Food Distributors.Inc, launches its own brand Mama Tere, which offers high quality products in various categories to satisfy the needs of the Latin American and international cuisine. Its portfolio of own brands has increased with the addition of: ECUATUN, Cocotal, Ricomar, Gran Ecuador, Quetzal and San Antonio, produced with high quality standards.

Today Family Food has become one of the leaders in the distribution and import of food and beverages for the entire Hispanic and specialty market. The growth of its infrastructure transformed Family Food into an important logistics chain, available for local and international trade.

OUR MISSION & VISION

  • MISSION
    To market and distribute high-quality food products on the East Coast of the United States through superior, consistent and innovative customer service.
  • VISION
    To become the preferred distributor by our customers of ethnic, natural, organic and specialty food products, while achieving the benefit and development of employees, customers and suppliers.

OUR CORE VALUES

  • DO THE RIGHT THING
    Even when no one is looking
  • THE BEST TEAM POSSIBLE
    We are not a family, seeking acceptance; we are a competitive team, seeking results
  • ELEVATE OTHERS
    A generous spirit unites and empower us
  • WIN-WIN-WIN
    We ensure that each of our actions is in the best interests of our team, our company and our partners
  • TAKE OWNERSHIP
    We hold ourselves accountable for our
    choices and results 

OUR BRANDS

Since 2004, Mama Tere offers the opportunity to taste genuine Latin American cuisine.

Ecuatun is a brand for canned seafood products from the Pacific coast, with the excellent flavor of a responsible fishing.

Ricomar offers a variety of seafood products of the best quality and delicious flavor.

Products made from the best selection of Thailand coconuts. Cocotal offers the freshness and flavor of this exotic paradise.

Variety of products that proudly provide quality and excellent Ecuadorian flavor.

OUR PARTNERS

Logistic service provider that focuses on the storage, inventory management order fulfillment and transportation of food items in the NY-NJ area. Our goal is to provide a competitive full-service solution to our customers, guaranteeing the speed and productivity of their supply chain while minimizing the cost hiring different vendors for their warehousing and order fulfillment needs.​

Logistic service provider that focuses on the storage, inventory management order fulfillment and transportation of food items in the NY-NJ area.

Stocks a specialized catalog of baking ingredients for the professional pastry chef and amateur baker. Baked goods that will level up all your baking processes.

Stocks a specialized catalog of baking ingredients for the professional pastry chef and amateur baker, Baked goods that will level up all the baking process.