We're not simply a retailer - after 25 years in the specialty food business, we've built relationships with producers of incredible products all over the world. As an importer, we have access to products that are not available anywhere else in the U.S. We import small-production, artisanal products from Spain, Italy, Germany, France, New Zealand and the United Kingdom.
By working directly with the producers, we're not only bringing exclusive products to our customers, but we're also giving the producers an opportunity to get their products to a wider market. Small producers need to be able to reach the international market to survive in a modern global economy.
The Wilson family, owners of Market Hall, are from New Zealand and so it's no surprise that we have an array of products from this food paradise in the South Pacific. They produce great items like honey, extra virgin olive oil, confections and beautiful fruit-based products like cheese condiments and syrups.
While some of the products we import may be available elsewhere in the U.S., we think it's important to go straight to the source whenever possible. One of Italy's most esteemed chocolatiers, Venchi, is a great example. We've been working with Venchi for many years now and, while the chocolate importing business is a perilous one, we're committed to bringing their best products to our customers.