Rastelli Direct Expands Organic Offerings to Continue Healthy Trend in 2014

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Rastelli Direct has set an agreement with Katama Foods to expand organic offerings. Their new line will include more organic beef items as well as organic poultry to add to the pre-existing organic line.

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Rastelli Direct, an online provider of gourmet meats, seafood, and prepared meals, has set an agreement with Katama Foods, a manager of organic, sustainable food brands, namely organic beef. The new deal, which makes Rastelli the exclusive sales and marketing company for Katama, will allow the company to expand its offerings of organic and sustainable meats to continue their efforts to become a healthier brand.

The company already provides an extensive menu of gourmet meats, seafood, and heat-and-serve menu items, along with a selection of meats that are grass-fed and steroid, hormone, antibiotic, and GMO-free. "Our partnership with Katama is a big boost to Rastelli Foods' corporate strategy, which is to focus on growing our participation in the sustainable foods sector and in retail-ready organic foods," said Rastelli's co-founder and President Ray Rastelli. With Scott Lively, CEO of Katama Foods, overseeing Rastelli's sustainable foods division, their list of organic offerings will become even more comprehensive.

Rastelli was also one of the first plants in the United States to become USDA-certified to produce and cut organic products, cutting out the middle-man. This fact and the new agreement with Katama have worked in tandem to make Rastelli one of the largest organic beef companies in the US.

The company plans to expand by constructing a 50,000 square-foot addition to the Swedesboro, NJ headquarters that will facilitate the fabrication and packaging of organic and natural meat, sustainable seafood, and retail-ready prepared organic foods. These plans will be fully carried-out in late Summer 2014.

About Rastelli Direct:

Rastelli Direct is dedicated to providing premium meat, seafood, and gourmet gifts to its customers. It began as a small storefront in Southern New Jersey and has quickly grown into a multi-faceted industry leader in processing, fulfillment, and global consolidation. It has become one of the few vertically integrated premium food companies in the United States.

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