NEENAH, Wis.--June 28, 2005-- Outlook Group Corp. today announced that it has signed a three-year contract with Dakota Gourmet Inc. of Wahpeton, North Dakota.
Outlook Group will be the exclusive provider of flexible packaging for sunflower kernels, toasted corn and dry roasted soybeans sold under the Dakota Gourmet and Giant Snacks brand names. Outlook Group will also manage Dakota Gourmet's packaging inventory. The parties estimate that the value of the contract is approximately $500,000 per year.
"We have worked with Outlook Group for over five years. Outlook Group provides high quality products and its staff is extremely responsive to our needs. The three-year agreement will enable us to control our packaging costs and to benefit from Outlook Group's inventory management capabilities," said Allen Engstrom, operations manager of Dakota Gourmet.
Joseph J. Baksha, president and chief executive officer of Outlook Group, said, "We are pleased to expand our relationship with Dakota Gourmet. We look forward to assisting Dakota Gourmet in achieving its goals to operate its business more efficiently and provide outstanding customer service."
"For Outlook Group, the new agreement with Dakota Gourmet is a continuation of our strategy to expand our long-term relationships by offering complete supply chain management solutions. This strategy adds stability to our business while providing cost-effective services for our clients," added Baksha.
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