Specialty Food Association Inducts Nassem Ziyad to Hall of Fame 2018

Specialty Food Association | May 2018

Specialty Food Association created a Hall of Fame for the Specialty Food Industry in 2015 and has been inducting industry leaders ever since.

At the upcoming 2018 Summer Fancy Food Show, eight additional inductees will join the Hall of Fame. These individuals pioneered and shepherded change in the industry. They created product categories, launched companies, provided livelihood to employees and have built the specialty food industry into the food leader that it is today.

As the Mission Statement for the Hall of Fame declares, “To honor individuals whose accomplishments, impact, contributions, innovations, and successes within the Specialty Food Industry deserve praise and recognition.”

Nassem Ziyad, Ziyad Brothers Importing

Nassem Ziyad, COO of Ziyad Brothers Importing (ZBI), along with his brothers (Nemer, Nazmy and Nezar Ziyad) have built ZBI into one of the largest Mediterranean sales and marketing companies in the U.S. Founded by the late Ahmad and his brother Ibrahim, ZBI has been in the specialty food business for over 50 years and still holds to their family motto of “Quality Products from our family to yours.”

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