Snacks & Candy

Stryve Foods Joins Core-Mark’s SmartStock Platform to Enhance Sales and Profits

Healthy snack company will enter 10,000 convenience stores
Stryve and Core-Mark
Photograph courtesy of Stryve

PLANO, Texas — Stryve Foods Inc. will enter 10,000 convenience stores serviced by Core-Mark Holding Co. Inc. and join the SmartStock marketing and distribution program offered to qualified Core-Mark customers.

Stryve is a better-for-you food brand consisting of air-dried meat snacks. The SmarkStock program will provide Stryve with data analytics and insights to grow sales, increase profits and gain strategy in top category management, quality racks and weekly in-store merchandising services.

“SmartStock’s data driven analytics are proving to be an immediate boost to Stryve’s revenue per store performance, as we begin rolling out in Core-Mark’s 10,000 participating retail locations,” said Job Oblas, co-founder and CEO of Stryve. “Stryve Biltong and Vacadillos Carne Seca are seeing strong sales growth and market share results nationwide as we expand our retail distribution footprint. Distribution partners, such as Core-Mark, are turbocharging these efforts and we are pleased to see Stryve’s retail growth rates accelerating with the use of the SmartStock platform.”

Plano, Texas-based Stryve has keto and paleo diet friendly products that are made of beef and spices, are never cooked, contain zero grams of sugar and are free of monosodium glutamate, gluten, nitrites and preservatives. Its product portfolio consists primarily of air-dried meat-snack products marketed under the Stryve, Kalahari, Braaitime and Vacadillos brand names.

Westlake, Texas-based Core-Mark Holding Co., a part of Performance Food Group, Richmond, Va., offers products, marketing programs and technology solutions to the convenience retail industry in the United States and Canada.

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