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Versant International Inc. (OTCQB: VINTB), a diversified financial holding company focused on investing in environmentally responsible, profitable and growing companies, owns and operates Grocers Direct, which is similar to companies like The Fresh Market (NASDAQ: TFM) and United Natural Foods Inc. (NASDAQ: UNFI). Recently, Grocers Direct announced a new partnership with Hip Chick Farms to broaden its food offerings with chicken meatballs, chicken wings and chicken fingers made in small batches from the best all natural ingredients. The company hopes that this new deal will help enhance its presence in the all natural foods industry. Versant International Inc. ( OTCQB : VINTB ), a diversified financial holding company focusing on investments in environmentally responsible, profitable and growing companies, is pleased to announce that one of its subsidiaries, Grocers Direct LLC, is now in partnership with Hip Chick Farms. Well-rooted in family tradition, Hip Chick Farms was started in 2011 by Jen and Serafina Johnson on their family farm in Sebastopol, CA. With over 20 years of culinary experience, Jen is the chef and the creative lead for Hip Chick Farms. Their line of products includes chicken meatballs, chicken wings and chicken fingers, made fresh in small batches then flash frozen to preserve taste and texture. Serafina heads up business operations, and works closely with Sonoma County farmers to create lasting partnerships that support the local economy and ensure only the best ingredients go into Hip Chick Farms products. Glen Carnes, CEO of Versant International, stated, “Grocers Direct is proud to work with Hip Chick Farms, a company deeply committed to creating products that contain only the freshest, highest quality ingredients. Their products and philosophy are a perfect fit for our growing portfolio of superior natural products; we look forward to further growing and developing their brand in the natural marketplace.”.
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