Medford, NJ (February 10, 2015)
Haddon House, the food industry’s leading specialty/natural/organic distributor, is excited to announce it has joined the IX-ONE product data and image exchange as a charter member. IX-ONE is the result of a collaborative effort among industry-leading organizations to provide clean, accurate and standardized product data and images to the trade. Haddon House will work closely with IX-ONE to help grow the exchange and strongly encourage participation of it suppliers and brokers.
The IX-ONE solution takes a 360-degree product image and captures all product attributes, to create a centralized data and image exchange for suppliers to access and share their product information. It captures over 20 images and 500 data points per item, including label-based claims and third party certifications as well as supply chain and logistic information such as weight and dimensions. Additionally, product data and images are royalty free. Members can use, post, and share their information from one centralized database the industry can trust to be complete and accurate.
“Clean, accurate and complete product data are essential to all of us. Through our partnership with IX-ONE, we will finally be able to provide our industry with a platform to share correct data and product images,” said Len Hunter, Haddon House’s Vice President of Sales. “We are very excited to be a charter member of IX-ONE and will strongly encourage our supplier and broker partners to become members as well.”
“We are thrilled to have such a respected and influential organization as Haddon House as a charter member of the IX-ONE exchange,” said Troy Benscoter, IX-ONE’s CEO. “We appreciate Haddon House’s commitment to the industry and their commitment to IX-ONE.”
“We are pleased to see our industry come together and fix the problem of bad data. It costs all of us significantly,” said David Anderson, Jr., Vice President of Haddon House. “By working together with IX-ONE and our vendor partners, we all will increase sales while making the supply chain much more efficient.”
About Haddon House
Haddon House Food Products is the largest privately owned distributor, importer and exporter of specialty, natural, organic, ethnic and kosher foods. For more than 55 years, Haddon House continues to provide the finest quality dry grocery, frozen and refrigerated products as well as outstanding service to thousands of retailers in the United States and abroad.
IX-ONE is a membership based platform, developed by The Data Council™, that provides independently verified and standardized product information to vendors, brokers, distributors, retailers and key partners in the organic, natural and specialty products industry. The solution allows its members royalty-free use of all applicable data and images to run their businesses including internal systems, marketing, billing and more. They physically handle and image every product annually including capturing all available data.