Denver, CO, July 28, 2008 --(PR.com
)-- Oogie’s Snacks, a Denver-based producer of all-natural gourmet popcorn, is pleased to announce that its products will now be sold at Bashas’ supermarkets throughout Arizona.
Bashas’ is an Arizona-based, family-owned and -operated grocery chain known for its fresh produce, made-from-scratch bakery items, full-service butcher shop and award-winning Chef’s Entrées. Oogie’s Gourmet Popcorn will be available in a range of flavors including Spicy Chipotlé & Lime, White Cheddar, Sun-Dried Tomato & Parmesan, Smoked Gouda, Romano & Pesto, Caprese, and Asiago & Cracked Pepper.
“I used to live in Arizona, so I’m very familiar with Bashas’,” said Eric Thier, Oogie’s President and CEO. “They really go above and beyond in stressing quality products and a healthy lifestyle – something Oogie’s has strived for since our beginning. I think this makes it the perfect partnership.”
Oogie’s recently celebrated its one-millionth customer with a celebration in its hometown of Denver. Starting in 2005 with revenues of $6,500, the company neared the one million dollar mark by 2007 and continues to expand its distribution, despite the economic downturn. Oogie’s Gourmet Popcorn is now available across the nation and has proved to be a breakout star in the growing natural foods market segment.
About Bashas’ Family of Stores
Bashas’ Family of Stores is an Arizona-based, family owned and operated grocer founded by brothers Ike and Eddie Basha, Sr. With more than 13,000 employees and 160 stores, it is the 8th largest employer in the state and one of the Best Places to Work in Arizona. Since the company’s inception in 1932, Bashas’ has given back more than $100 million to the communities it serves. For more information, visit www.bashas.com.
About Oogie’s Gourmet Popcorn
Oogie’s Gourmet Popcorn was founded in 2005 by a small group of friends looking to provide a healthy snack alternative. Made from all-natural ingredients, without any artificial flavors or colors, Oogie’s pre-popped seasoned popcorn products use only top-grade premium popped corn and one-hundred percent corn oil to create a delicious snack that has no cholesterol or trans-fat. Oogie’s comes in a variety of unique savory flavors including Spicy Chipotlé & Lime, White Cheddar, Sun-Dried Tomato & Parmesan, Smoked Gouda, Romano & Pesto, Caprese, and Asiago & Cracked Pepper. Oogie’s is available in all 50 states, Canada, the Caribbean islands and online at www.oogiesnacks.com. To find out more, please log on to www.oogiesnacks.com or call (303) 455-2107.
Contact: Amélie Company at 303.832.2700
Annie Coghill, ext 202 or Kevin Maresca, ext. 203