Food & Drink International - Winter 2017, Volume 2 - 142
Topicz prides itself on being the go-to wholesale distributor of convenience store
goods and in developing partnerships through its success. By Janice Hoppe-Spiers
>> As a premier distributor of full-line convenience store products, Topicz serves 900 customers in Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, West Virginia, Tennessee and Illinois.
s Topicz moves up five spots this year to No. 16 on Convenience Store
News magazine's list of the top 25 largest convenience store distributors in the country, it's no wonder companies such as PepsiCo are
making the switch. "We pride ourselves on service," Executive Vice
President Adam Greenberg says. "Our sales reps and drivers provide service to
the highest standards and cater to our customers' everycompany profile
The Topicz family founded Cincinnati-based Topicz
in 1926 and operated it for the next 50 years until it was
sold in 1976. A couple years later, management decided
Specialty: Wholesale distributor
of convenience store goods
to liquidate its holdings and sold the company to Marvin
Adam Greenberg, executive
vice president: "We pride
Schwartz, company president and Greenberg's grandfaourselves on service."
ther, in 1983.
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Thirty-four years ago, Topicz was
the smallest of six candy companies
in its market area and has grown to
become a premier distributor of fullline convenience store products. It
services 900 customers in Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, West Virginia, Tennessee and Illinois.
Topicz owns a 120,000-square-foot
facility that includes 8,000 square
feet of refrigerated and frozen space.
"We pride ourselves on excellence
through creative service while con-