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AG Ferrari to Close Retail Stores

Apr 19, 2017
By TGR Edit Desk

Will continue to market specialty food line

On May 1, AG Ferrari will close its four remaining markets and cafés in San Francisco: Montclair Village, Piedmont Avenue, Laurel Village and SoMa.

The San Francisco-based company says it is streamlining its to focus on the national growth of its namesake consumer packaged goods.

“We’ve decided to emphasize what made AG Ferrari special in the first place—our roots are in importing and selling great packaged food products that are inspired by Italy’s passion for cooking, eating and sharing food,” said Jarett Peppard, CEO of AG Ferrari. “… Focusing on our national distribution allows us to share our products and build relationships with consumers in the Bay Area and beyond.“

AG Ferrari’s line of packaged goods includes top quality imported Italian pasta, taralli, biscotti, coffee, and pestos. The brand plans to release more products this

In related news, AG Ferrari closed the College Avenue store in Berkeley, Calif., closed in February.

A Century of Retail
Annibale Ferrari opened his first retail store featuring, Italian imported foods and more, in 1919.

AG Ferrari was featured in the December issue of The Gourmet Retailer.