Specialty Food Consultant with 35 Years in International Markets

Janis H. Grover is a marketing, new product development and sales professional recognized for successfully transitioning international ethnic products into the US specialty food market. She has special expertise in delivering manageable business plans for retail and food service with branded and private-label products. Janis has organized and executed launch strategies for specialty food products working with brands in over 30 countries. She is a frequent keynote speaker at international and US conferences.

Career Highlights

  • President Janis H Grover LLC, multifaceted consulting agency
  • Director Proprietary Brands, Haddon House, $300M specialty distributor servicing 7,000 stores
  • Director Marketing, Bri-Al LLC World Class Food, $20M specialty food brand management & importer
  • Senior Product Manager, Liberty Richter,  $75M specialty food importer
  • Product Development Manager, Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co., $8B supermarket chain
  • Buyer Merchandiser, Sysco Foods, $48B food service distributor
  • Women in Business 2015 Legacy Award for Outstanding Professional Achievements
  • BPEACE traveling Mentor El Salvador 2013; BPEACE Executive Council
  • Board Member Rotary International Homes of Hope Ecuador
  • Rutgers University, BA; Rensselaer Polytechnic, MBA Marketing