José Teixidor Méndez is named President of B. Fernández & Hnos., Inc. Under his leadership, company management is restructured and, for the first time in its history, a non-family member, Ángel E. Vázquez is named VP/General Manager.
The company acquired Marvel Specialties, a manufacturer of meat products.
Ángel Vázquez becomes President of B. Fernández & Hnos., Inc, the first non-family member to preside, and instills the company with a rejuvenated vision of the future.
The traditional channel’s sales and service strategy changed to a hybrid model that combines Direct Store Delivery (DSD) and Pre-Sell.
The company celebrated its 120th anniversary. It already represented some 145 brands and more than 3,000 products.