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New SKU 4 U

Posted On: July 17, 2017 by VGM Club in: Food and Beverage, VGM Club

The VGM Club Food & Beverage Program gives your club access to specially priced items from well-known, industry leading national brands. VGM Club’s New SKU 4 U exists to help clubs find opportunities for deeper savings, larger rebates and better products across their food & beverage operation. Benefits also include: Lower pricing from allied distributors. Quarterly cash back checks. Over 450 brands from more than 70 manufacturers. Check back for updates! In the Kitchen: Pasta adds profitability to your kitchen. Pasta is found on almost every club’s menu. Pasta is also a staple of many American’s diets. According to the BBC, this is because it is cheap, versatile and convenient. For many club chefs, it also offers a chance for higher margins. Thanks to the VGM Club Food & Beverage Program, your club has access to specially priced pasta products from leading brands like Barilla. This specially priced food item adds more profitability to

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    Tags: Food & Beverage, New SKU 4 U

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  • Categories: Clubhouse, Food and Beverage, VGM Club

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