Peapod Expands Chicago’s Best Selection of New Bakery and Gluten-Free Products

April 25, 2011

CHICAGO, April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Leading Internet grocer Peapod has new offerings to add to its Chicago’s Best department. The Chicago’s Best department features a group of leading brand-name products not available in the typical supermarket.

In just one stop, Chicagoans can purchase their favorite bakery items like Deerfield Bakery’s Out of This World Cheesecake (Gluten-Free) and Devils Food Fudge Cake, Palermo Bakery’s Eclairs and Napoleons and Kay’s Candies Rum Fudge Balls and Peanut Butter Crunch candy. These new partners are an addition to the already successful Chicago’s Best line including Wildfire steaks and side dishes, Garrett Popcorn, Bob Chinn’s Crabhouse and Eli’s Cheesecake.

“The Chicago’s Best department offers a convenient way for our customers to get restaurant quality food delivered right to their front door,” says Tony Stallone, VP Merchandising. “We try to add to the ‘menu’ frequently to keep it exciting.”

“Deerfield Bakery is thrilled to partner with Peapod to deliver its delicious top-quality products and renowned reputation way beyond the North and Northwest suburbs of Chicago. Peapod is a first-rate service offering convenience, quality, and amazing customer service. The relationship between Deerfield Bakery and Peapod will undoubtedly be a sweet success for everyone,” says Tim Schmitt, President, Deerfield Bakery.

Founded in 1989 as a smart shopping option for busy people, Peapod today stands as the country’s leading Internet grocer, serving 23 U.S. markets in communities in the states of Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana, Maryland, District of Columbia, Virginia, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, New York and New Jersey. The Skokie, Ill.-based company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Royal Ahold in The Netherlands, has achieved over 18 million deliveries since its late 1980s inception. For more information on Peapod, call 1.800.5.PEAPOD (573.2763); e-mail service@peapod.com or visit www.peapod.com


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