Emerald Brand Partners With Vistar

Nov. 19, 2020

The partnership will enable Vistar to bring Emerald Brand's sustainable items to clients across the United States.  

Vistar and Emerald Brand have announced a national strategic partnership, providing over 50 Emerald Brand sustainable portfolio items available to Vistar clients across the United States. There continues to be a high demand for a made in USA and sustainable uniform product offering. Emerald Brand offers the supply channels the ability to simplify their offering while driving a measurable and meaningful mission to clients. “We are very excited about this partnership with Emerald Brands. Sustainability is one of Vistar’s principles and core values. This partnership helps us meet that goal and bring great sustainable options for our customers.” Patrick Hatcher, SVP Sales, and Marketing of Vistar.

Health, wellness, and traceability have all become main drivers in this industry and are more important than ever. With healthier product options and a fully transparent supply chain, this partnership will be highly beneficial. "We are excited to work with Vistar in delivering our Made in USA Sustainable solutions to their various portfolios across the US. We anticipated to have over two dozen representatives certified through the Emerald Sustainability Accreditation through Q4 2020" states Ralph Bianculli Jr., Managing Director of Emerald Brand.

About Emerald Brand

Innovators in material technology since 1997, Emerald Brand is committed to educating the entire disposable supply chain on the benefits of using Tree-Free™, sustainable and rapidly renewable solutions. Emerald’s innovations in Tree-Free™ technology and petroleum-free plastics are revolutionizing packaging and disposables worldwide. Emerald’s growing suite of 300+ sustainable finished products offers the workplace a healthier and more sustainable environment.

About Vistar

Vistar is a leading national wholesale distributor in numerous industry segments including Vending/OCS, Retail, Theatre/Concessions, Hospitality, Campus Retail, Office Supply & Corrections. We don't just deliver great-tasting products; we help businesses thrive with services that exceed expectations. We believe in forming lasting relationships with our customers and business partners, so we can grow together.