Maple Ridge Farms

Maple Ridge Farms Joins the Fight Against Breast Cancer
August 7, 2007

Maple Ridge Farms, Mosinee, Wis., in conjunction with the National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF), is offering six of its best-selling food gifts in a promotion titled, “Help in the Fight Against Breast Cancer—Give Twice the Gift this Year,” from which a portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Foundation. The promotion became effective Aug. 1. All pre-selected food gifts are priced exactly as similar items in the 2007 Maple Ridge Farms Catalog. Each gift will include a distinctive card that features the NBCF logo and details about the promotion. Special gift boxes designed for the program feature a rich, pink ribbon and

Holiday Time Flies
August 1, 2007

IN 1905 ALBERT Einstein published his theory of special relativity. The theory, which has since been proven correct by experiments, revealed one of the most startling truths about the way the world works: Time changes depending on who is observing it. It seems counter-intuitive when dwelled upon, but most people have experienced it in some way. Einstein himself described the phenomena to the masses with a quirky analogy. He said if a person touches something hot for a minute, it will seem like an hour, but if he or she sits with a lover for an hour, it will seem like a minute. “That’s

2007 Supplier Excellence Awards
July 1, 2007

LOYALTY HOLDS POWERFUL sway over many people’s actions. It is difficult to settle for good when the best is just a little further. Loyalty will see the extra mile traveled, the extra call made and the extra cost paid. Often, it is a result of superior quality or superior service, while other times familiarity can be held accountable, and yet other people will have a simple affection toward a brand. This is the dream of any corporation: To be known of not as a source, but as the definitive source for a commodity. Promotional Marketing’s 2007 Supplier Excellence Awards recognize the best in more

30-year Industry Vet Named President of Webb Company
April 24, 2007

Webb Company, Rosemount, Minn., recently announced the appointment of industry veteran Keith H. Olivit as the company’s president. Of the appointment, Alan Webb, founder/CEO, stated: “Keith’s extensive knowledge of the industry and his expertise in developing and managing leading industry supplier companies makes him an exceptional candidate to lead our company.” “We are committed to focusing on the needs and wants of distributors,” Webb continued. “Keith’s experience will assist us with managing our overall product selection, shortening our production time and expanding our growth categories of candy and mint products, as well as health and beauty products.” Olivit’s career in the