You know, that Jimmy Buffett really loves life. Those songs, man, they are all about
partying and the sun and havin' a good time. When you think of it, nothin' says party like chips,
salsa, and guacamole. And Buffett is bringin' his party to town. Well,
at least to Ferndale, where his Margaritaville line of salsa,
guacamole, hummus, tortilla chips, and various dips is hooking up with
Ferndale-based Garden Fresh Gourmet, which also specializes in salsa, for distribution.Excerpt:
The products can be found at Meijer and area specialty stores, said Dave Zilko, vice chairman of Garden Fresh Gourmet.
Margaritaville line, while produced by the nation’s top seller of fresh
salsa, was designed to complement not compete with Garden Fresh
Gourmet, he said.
The company will produce 17 Margaritaville products including four varieties of salsa. It makes 22 types of Garden Fresh salsa.
just getting going right now. Within two years it wouldn’t surprise me
if Margaritaville is in the top 5 of salsas in the U.S.,” Zilko said.
“This could increase the size of our company by about 50%.”
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