NEW ORLEANS (Jan. 31, 2017) — KeHE Distributors LLC (KeHE) is hosting its annual Summer Selling Show on Feb. 7-8, 2017, featuring the new OnTrend™, New Orleans and Fresh Pavilions that will put the hottest natural, organic and specialty foods front and center for more than 3,000 industry professionals at the invitation-only show in New Orleans.

The trendiest summer offerings of more than 1,400 exhibitors will be in focus for natural food stores, grocery and specialty retailers in attendance at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center.

New for 2017:

  • The OnTrend Pavilion in the New Products Showcase is where retailers will learn about industry trends and sample summer’s bounty with more than 100 new products featured. A series of live presentations from KeHE thought leaders will explore hot topics ranging from allergy-friendly products, smart snacking and fresh innovations to trend-spotting at the show.
  • The New Orleans Pavilion presents the flavors of the bayou with southern and New Orleans-based products by featured sponsors: American Cold Brew, Louisiana Fish Fry Products, Magic Seasoning Blends, McCormick, New Orleans Ice Cream Co., Southeastern Mills and Tony Chachere’s Creole Cuisine. Decorated in New Orleans fashion with iron rod fencing and streetlamps, the standout pavilion will add spice with live performances by a New Orleans jazz musician.
  • Monterrey, KeHE’s Fresh Solution’s 5,000-square-foot Fresh Pavilion will showcase fresh offerings for bulk/foodservice and retail deli, bakery, cheese and culinary departments. With its focus on fresh, deep category knowledge and “first to shelf” strategy, KeHE offers retailers easy access to brand new and long-time favorite manufacturers for a “first to market” advantage.

“We look forward to connecting retailers with the best emerging and established brands, deals and insights for a successful summer selling season,” said Brandon Barnholt, President and CEO, KeHE. “Our enhanced 2017 show is designed to give retailers first access to innovative products and forefront industry trends with the hottest deals. It’s our best and biggest Summer Selling Show ever.”

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About KeHE

KeHE Distributors, LLC (KeHE) provides Natural & Organic, Specialty and Fresh products to natural food stores, chain grocery stores, independent grocery stores and other specialty product retailers throughout North America. KeHE is the trusted B Corp Certified and employee-owned company with over 4,000 CareholdersTM in the U.S. and Canada. For more about KeHE, visit