PALM HARBOR, FL -- G&J Marketing Co. reports that it has acquired SpecMark Sales & Marketing (Northfield, IL), effective May 1. The transaction positions G&J as a national marketer of candy, snacks, food and beverages to the vending, coffee service, concession and correctional segments.
SpecMark managing partner Dan Kozlak will join G&J as vice-president of national accounts and sales development. Kozlak is a foodservice industry veteran whose experience includes service as vice-president, field sales at ConAgra Foods.
Established in 1984, G&J Marketing Represents producers of top-selling items, niche goods and specialty products for the vending, OCS and specialty markets, including candy, snacks, pastries, frozen foods, refrigerated products, beverages and paper products. Its staff of 24 sales professionals presently covers the Southeast.