Hispanica International (HISP) revenues
for Q1 rose 400% to 649,411 from 129,871 during the comparable quarter the
previous year and will continue to increase from last year exponentially.
added over 1,400 retailers to now surpass 2,000 retail locations and will
expand to over 5,000 retail locations.
Delights of America (HISP) is
engaged in the distribution of proprietary, licensed and third party
Hispanic and Ethnic food and beverages throughout the United States. HISP
has already begun to distribute fruit juices, nectars, and milk based
products and will begin to distribute teas, carbonated drinks, dry goods,
preserves, frozen foods and bakery products.
The brands distributed are done so on a
proprietary basis (through distribution agreements and/or exclusive
licensing arrangements). These brands emulate the flavors, tastes, and
traditions, which have been known for generations among the Hispanic and
other ethnic groups, and are now becoming part of the American mainstream
HISP is also committed in building long-term
relationships with its consumers by offering superior, high quality products
at the most competitive prices. HISP is headquartered in New York State with
distribution operations under way in the New York City Tri-State Region, the
Washington, D.C. Metro Area, the Houston Metropolitan Area, and in Los
Angeles and the Northern California Region.
The Company added over 1,400 retailers to now surpass 2,000 retail
locations and will expand to over 5,000 retail locations. Distribution
now includes retailers Walmart, 7Eleven, Safeway, Nob Hill, Kroger’s
owned Food 4 Less, Valero Gas and Shell Gas chain stores.
Revenues for Q1 rose 400% to 649,411 from 129,871 during the comparable
quarter the previous year and will continue to increase revenues from
last year exponentially.
Secured Financing -Secured Financing for its
Acquisition & Growth Strategies and Increased Cash Reserves.
ESD Acquisition and Integration
- Closed the acquisition of Energy Source
Distributers, Inc., adding nearly $3 million in annual revenue, in an
all cash transaction. The company now has a platform from where to
launch our upcoming products into the State of California. We have added
new distributors that purchase our other portfolio products from
Northern California down to Los Angeles, CA. We intend to leverage this
network, in the largest state in the U.S., to disburse our GRAN NEVADA
products as well as other brands we will be adding to our portfolio.
HISP is committed to driving topline performance with growth products in
key geographic states, advancing and augmenting its pipeline of brands
and aggressively managing its cost base.
HISP intends to continue growing existing operations, expand its
proprietary portfolio of brands, and to move forward with their next
strategic acquisition that will continue to expand top line revenue
growth as well as give the Company a positive cash flow operational
Product Development -
HISP recruited the expertise of Dr. Shu “Greg” Cheng as its Product
Development expert. Dr. Cheng has been working closely with HISP’s
Research and Development team to help Hispanica develop new products
under its exclusive agreement brands. These agreements allow Hispanica
to add to its proprietary portfolio of products, and to accelerate its
expansion into mainstream distribution channels. Dr. Cheng has a
doctorate and over 20 years of senior executive management experience in
the food industry.
Ethnic food is the fastest growing segment of the U.S. Food Industry.
Future -Hispanica has built
a distribution network and has begun distributing fruit juices, nectars
and milk-based products.In the
near future, this product portfolio is being expanded to teas,
carbonated drinks, dry goods, preserves, frozen foods and bakery
The Company's main corporate
objectives for 2017 are as follows:
Increase our manufacturing
capabilities to meet the rising demand for our products.
Engage and close new
Licensing, Equity Stakes, and Exclusive Distribution Agreements with
emerging growth brands in the Food and Beverage Industry that have the
potential to cross over to mainstream markets and demographics.
Work towards additional
strategic acquisition to bolster our revenues and our distribution
Continue to bring on board
industry veterans who will help the company in the corporate finance
area to help the company continue to strengthen the company’s balance
To increase gross margins
of our flagship products as well as overall operating margins by
increasing the number of proprietary SKUs distributed by the company.
positive cash flow position by year end 2018.
Leonzo - Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Leonzo is a
Founder and the Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of HISP. Prior to
HISP, Mr. Leonzo worked in the food & beverage industries for 14 years
with several major import and distribution companies ranging from gourmet
foods to ethnic food products. Mr. Leonzo has established long standing
relationships with food & beverage manufacturers, contract packagers,
raw material vendor sources (both in the U.S. and in Latin America), as well
as a solid clientele base of distributors throughout the U.S. in the Ethnic
Food Distribution industry. Previously, he spent a decade in the financial
services industry, initially as a sales executive with regional financial
firms and later for a major clearinghouse on Wall Street. He earned his
undergraduate degree (B.A.) from New York University (NYU) in International
Gunther - Founder and Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Gunther is a Founder and COO
of HISP. Robert Gunther has over 25 years experience in manufacturing,
marketing, and sales both in consumer goods and the construction industry.
Mr. Gunther has extensive expertise in client needs analysis in the
development of new, innovative products. He has developed a large portfolio
of accounts in both the retail and apparel industry. His proven track record
in guiding sizeable teams is supported by a history of outstanding customer
and vendor relationships, while ensuring quality customer service. Most
recently, he has led his own import/export business specializing in the
textile industry. He was previously Senior Account Executive, Vice President
of Premier Narrow Fabrics, where he was responsible for millions in sales
for major accounts.
Scribner - Director of Sales
Mr. Scribner is Director of
Sales- Texas for HISP. Mr. Scribner has over 18 years experience in retail
being responsible for driving business and market growth in multiple retail
facilities by assessing economic trends, changing demographics and
competitive market share. His responsibilities have included developing
action plans to achieve overall financial and marketing goals and
initiatives, while ensuring the effectiveness of operations, merchandising,
inventory, signing and pricing. Responsible for guiding the leadership
development process by anticipating turnover, promoting opportunities to
attract and retain a high performing diverse workplace. He has attended
Indiana State University and received certificates from the University of
Notre Dame in Executive Leadership and Management.
Campos - Director of Sales
Mr. Campos is Director of Sales-
California for HISP. Mr. Campos’ career expands over forty years in the
consumer product goods industry from retail to wholesale, food service to
groceries, distributor to account manager. As co-owner of Assure Brands,
Inc. Filimon services numerous outlets in California with ten different
Pena - Director of Product Development
Mr. Pena is Director of Product
Development for HISP. Mr. Pena has 14 years experience with food
manufacturing and product development. As Manufacturing Manager, Sam oversaw
production departments and took part in the research and development of new
products . He earned his undergraduate degree (B.A.) in Business Management
from University of Phoenix (UOP) and holds a Green Belt certification in
Lean 6 Sigma, HACCP Certification, Food Safety Certification, and an ISO
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