Value Chain Coordination Services

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The team at TLD will tell you that our core value of building authentic relationships is the one that resonates with us most. We thrive in connecting the people that make up Michigan’s local food economy – expanding markets for growers and producers while increasing locally sourced items for chefs and grocers.

We can help you enter into a new market, or wholesale channel because we have the strategy, resources and insight to make sure you’re prepared. If you’re looking for a local source, we can help you too.

Whether you’re ready to get started with our services today or just want to explore our offerings with a complementary conversation, get in touch to take the next steps! .

Build Wholesale Relationships and Sales

Increase sales by growing your wholesale customer list. Whether you’re just starting to think about wholesale or you’re a seasoned wholesaler looking to grow the number of businesses you’re selling to – our team can help. Services available include:

  • Hot Leads List
  • Personal Introductions to New Sales Opportunities
  • Distributor Recommendations
  • Restaurant Relationship Strategy
  • Retail Relationship Strategy
  • Sales Outreach & Email Templates
  • Designed Sales Sheets & Brochures
  • Product Differentiation & Strategy
  • Wholesale Readiness Checklist
  • E-Commerce Website Set-up
  • Market Research for New Product Development

Increase Local Sourcing

Ready to take your restaurant, retail or specialty product business to the next level by sourcing the highest quality local ingredients? Our roots in Michigan’s local food scene mean we can help you tailor your offerings to fit what’s in season and we know where to find the ingredients you need. Our local food purchasing services include:

  • Curated Local Vendor List
  • Local Product Suggestions
  • Distributor Recommendations
  • Local Vendor Meet & Greets
  • Farmer Relationship Strategy
  • Personal Introductions to Local Vendors
  • Market Research for Customer Preferences