MDI strives to maximize service to customers to insure a competitive edge in the marketplace. MDI works closely with over 2,000 vendors in an effort to be the most efficient for customers. MDI offers grocery, frozen, dairy, meat, produce, deli, bakery, cross-dock, Hispanic, specialty, supplies, general merchandise, and health and beauty care items.
MDI takes great pride in the quality and value inherent in the private label brands offered. Private label items continue to be one of the fastest growing segments, and market penetration continues. The MDI marketing department is continuously reviewing this category to assure quality, variety, and product design.
The MDI marketing department consists of buyers, category managers, assistant buyers, a marketing analyst, and a supply chain expeditor.
MDI offers a tremendous variety of deli/bakery items with over 1200 items available. MDI offers: thaw-n-sell programs, two different in-store baked bread programs, AFI (Atlanta Foods International) Specialty Cheese program, and a cross-dock program.
Beyond what products MDI has to offer, assistance from an experienced deli/bakery buyer and merchandisers offer training to deli staff with tech support, training, manuals, brochures, ideas, promotions, etc.
Private label continues to be one of the fastest growing segments, and market penetration continues to increase. MDI takes great pride in the quality and value inherent in its private label brands. MDI is continuously researching new private label items and thus, the category is growing. Top quality and product safety are critical when selecting private label items. Currently MDI carries Hy-Top, Morning Fresh Farms, and Better Valu private label banners.