PRESTONSBURG – Jackson Wholesale hosted a customer trade show at the Jenny Wiley Convention Center on Thursday. Located at 129 Armory Drive in Jackson, Jackson Wholesale is a locally-owned and operated wholesale and distribution company, providing a full range of products to convenience stores, grocery stores and tobacco outlets throughout the region. The product lines include tobacco, candy and gum, groceries, dairy, health, and beauty aids, food service, frozen foods, garden supplies, animal feed, packaged meats, and motor oil and fluids.
“It is important to us to connect to our customers and show them at Jackson Wholesale they are important to us. This is a private showing for our customers to meet the vendors that supply Jackson Wholesale. Customers have the opportunity to take advantage of new product and sales that are specifically for this trade show,” said Dan McIntyre, President of Jackson Wholesale.
The trade show was a two-day affair with Jackson inviting customers to play in a golf tournament at Floyd County’s beautiful StoneCrest Golf Course. Various prizes were given away at the golf tournament with Vernon Collett, of Collett Grocery located in Roark, winning the prize for Long Distance Drive. Bryan Hart, of Swisher International won the prize for Closest to the Pin.
“I deal mostly with sales managers so being able to interact with the customers that make our jobs possible is a real treat. Jackson Wholesale is a good company who treat everyone fair and I have really enjoyed my time here,” said Bryan Hart, of Swisher International.
Vendors that participated in the show included Taylor, A.J. Seibert, Farmer’s Tobacco, J. Mike Alexander, Ted Mosure, Shankmen, Guernsey’s Sales, Acosta Brokerage, Crossmark, Champs Chicken, Smith Brokerage, Warren Oil, Cline Associates, B2B, Hershey, Tantas, Nunn Milling, National Tobacco, Fischer’s Meat, Anderson Brokerage, Premier Manufacture, Wood/Shankman, Swedish Match, Swisher International, Bolder International, ATM, Lynco and JTI.
Andrea Saddler is a reporter for the Floyd County Times. She can be reached at 606/886-8506.