July 18, 2018- Boca Raton, FL – The City of Boca Raton Office of Economic Development continued its 2018 “Your Success is Our Success Tour” with a visit to Epoca International, Inc. The “Success Tour” has been established to congratulate and recognize Boca-based companies for their economic and community contributions to the City of Boca Raton.
Jessica Del Vecchio, Economic Development Manager stated, “It was our pleasure, along with the elected officials, to present a plaque of appreciation to the team at Epoca International. They are making great strides in their industry, and we can expect great things from them in the future. We truly have an amazing corporate community.”
Epoca International, Inc., a leader in the houseware industry for over 25 years, is a manufacturer that specializes in designing and developing quality consumer products for the home and distributing them to the world’s major retailers. Epoca maintains a growing assortment of both proprietary and licensed brands, manufacturing eco-friendly cookware and bakeware as well as coffee, tea and hydration accessories.
Most recently, Epoca International launched a kitchenware line alongside BuzzFeed’s Tasty that is available exclusively in Walmart. BuzzFeed’s Tasty brand is well-known for their fast-motion recipe videos across Facebook, boasting a massive Facebook following totaling over 93 million followers. The strategic partnership between Epoca and BuzzFeed’s Tasty places Epoca at the forefront of social commerce, showing that partnering with publishers to leverage digital content brings millions of actively engaged consumers into the retail environment.
“We were excited to welcome Mayor Scott Singer to our headquarters to show how we are innovating and producing in a fast-paced economy,” said Brian Melzer, president of Epoca International, Inc. He continues, “We are honored to be recognized by the local government for our contribution to the local community. The generous tax refund contribution that we were awarded in 2016 from the City of Boca Raton and the State of Florida has contributed to the expansion to 50 employees in our Boca Raton headquarters, with 55 more employees around the globe.”
Epoca’s broad range of products are available at most major retailers, and you can learn more about the company by visiting www.epoca.com.
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About Epoca International, Inc.
Epoca International is a designer and distributor of consumer houseware products. Epoca is focused on building strong consumer brands, driving innovation and differentiation within the marketplace. Within the portfolio includes Ecolution Cookware, Primula Beverage Products, Tasty kitchenware and Cooking Light home goods, as well as a variety of private label retailer offerings, which are sold in over 40,000 locations in 18 countries at major retailers and online. Epoca products have been recognized for their forward thinking, consumer and environmental focused design, and have received honors including the 2013, 2016 and 2017 Good Design award from Chicago Athenaeum, a museum of architecture and design, as well as the 2017 Red Dot Product Design Award.
To learn more about the company, please visit www.epoca.com.
Media Contact: Joshua Melzer
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