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McLane Showcases at the 2018 NACS Show

October 8, 2018

TEMPLE, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 8, 2018--McLane Company, Inc., a leading supply chain services company providing grocery and foodservice supply chain solutions, will showcase at the 2018 National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) Show taking place October 7-10 in Las Vegas. Bringing together some of the nation’s top suppliers and retailers, the NACS Show serves as a platform for new product launches in addition to an exchange of ideas and best practices.

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McLane Company’s 2018 NACS Show Booth (Photo: Business Wire)

McLane’s booth is a destination experience that will allow attendees to experience new interactive technology, McLane Kitchen, the foodservice at retail offering, and Consumer Value Products (CVP), McLane’s control label products subsidiary. McLane Kitchen and CVP will offer samples of their newest products as well as some tried-and-true favorites.

The technology area will display McLane’s latest consumer facing technology on a variety of devices such as Surface Pros, tablets, smart phones and our newest CT50 Honeywell smart handheld device. Featured technology includes the recently launched Mobile Virtual Trade Show (VTS), a new ordering application that allows operators to place orders using any Apple or Android smart device. Mobile VTS offers 7x24x365 access to a variety of new products with deep discounts in the palm of your hand.

McLane will also showcase the new pizza program, Fly Guys Pizza. Fly Guys Pizza is a collaboration between CVP and McLane Kitchen. Made with premium toppings on a self-rising crust, Fly Guys Pizza arrives frozen and fully packaged for retailers to serve hot by the slice or by the 12” pizza, or the 12” pizzas can be sold in the frozen section for consumers to bake at home. Fly Guys Pizza will also be on display in the NACS Cool New Products Preview Room.

Additionally, CVP will debut new products for Beau Dacious, its line of pet products, that include leashes and food/water bowls, as well as assorted fruit snacks and dinosaur fruit snacks for the YumBees brand. CVP products are available to both McLane customers and non-McLane customers and are currently offered at retail locations nationwide.

McLane Kitchen will feature a fully functioning kitchen with new menu offerings for attendees to experience throughout the show. McLane Kitchen is a foodservice solution for generating optimum sales and profits for retailers. It offers easy-to-implement turnkey solutions as well as comprehensive, custom solutions. In addition to Fly Guys Pizza, McLane Kitchen’s new offerings at NACS Show include baked chicken from Tyson Foods, Totino’s Foodservice pizza rolls and a stuffed waffle from General Mills.

Highlights of this year’s trade show will be posted to the McLane Twitter ( @McLaneCo ) and Facebook ( @McLaneCompany ) channels.

About McLane

McLane Company, Inc. is one of the largest supply chain services leaders, providing grocery and foodservice supply chain solutions for convenience stores, mass merchants, drug stores and chain restaurants throughout the United States. McLane, through McLane Grocery and McLane Foodservice, operates over 80 distribution centers across the U.S. and one of the nation’s largest private fleets. The company buys, sells and delivers more than 50,000 different consumer products to nearly 110,000 locations across the U.S. In addition, McLane provides alcoholic beverage distribution through its wholly owned subsidiary, Empire Distributors, Inc. McLane is a wholly owned unit of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK) and employs more than 20,000 teammates.

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CONTACT: McLane Company, Inc.

Tom Sicola, 254-742-3637

VP of Marketing

Tom.Sicola@mclaneco.com

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA TEXAS

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: CONVENIENCE STORE SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT RETAIL FOOD/BEVERAGE SUPERMARKET

SOURCE: McLane Company, Inc.

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