HIC, Harold Import Co., is now the exclusive supplier for Marcato Italian-made products in the U.S. The deal was made official on Jan. 1, 2016. The companies have been working together for three decades prior to the agreement.
“With this new agreement, we are excited to offer our customers a full range of products from this iconic brand,” said Robert Laub, president, HIC, Harold Import Co. “Like HIC, Marcato is a family run business, and our long-standing relationship with Marcato has set the groundwork for our new agreement in which HIC will be the exclusive supplier of Marcato products in the U.S. As the the full line source for all Marcato products in the U.S., we are confident that our partnership will prove to be a successful brand-building venture,” he added.
Under the agreement, HIC will offer an extensive collection of high-quality and colorful Marcato products including the Atlas 150 pasta machine along with its 13 accessories for creating pasta of different thickness, cuts and shapes. Also available is a ravioli tablet, the pasta drying rack, pasta rake, and pasta dispenser, in addition to Marcato’s Biscuit Maker – all made in Italy at the family factory.
“We are keenly interested in strengthening our relationships with retailers and consumers, and our confident that our agreement with HIC is a perfect way to continue to build the Marcato brand in the U.S.,” said Giacomo Marcato, vp/Marcato, S.p.A.