November 7, 2018 – Everett, MA – Massachusetts Manufacturing Caucus has named Teddie Peanut Butter a 2018 Manufacturer of the Year. In a ceremony at the State House, Caucus co-chairs, Representative Jeffrey N. Roy and Senator Eric P. Lesser recognized Teddie Peanut Butter’s contributions to the community as a local manufacturing business.
“We are honored to receive this award,” said Mark Hintlian, President and CEO of Teddie Peanut Butter. “Our roots have been planted in Massachusetts for 93 years and we wouldn’t have it any other way. We’re pleased to bring jobs, opportunity and great product to our neighbors in New England and beyond.”
Teddie Peanut Butter was nominated by State Senator Sal DiDomenico and acknowledged during the awards by Senate President Karen Spilka, House Speaker Robert DeLeo and Secretary Jay Ash. “We need to shine a light on all the good manufacturing is doing for the commonwealth,” said Karen Spilka. “Manufacturing is a vital part of our economy and we want to support and celebrate their success.”
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Eric P. Lesser, Massachusetts State Senator; Mark Nazarian, Teddie Peanut Butter; Mario Barriera, Teddie Peanut Butter; Mark Hintlian, Teddie Peanut Butter; Joe McGonagle Massachusetts State Representative; Jeffrey N. Roy, Massachusetts State Representative
About The Leavitt Corporation
Founded in 1925 by Armenian immigrant Michael Hintlian, The Leavitt Corporation, doing business as Teddie All Natural Peanut Butter, is a fourth generation family-run business. Teddie is the leading brand of all natural peanut butter in the Northeast and has distribution in over 25 countries around the globe. In addition to providing healthy and delicious peanut butter, Teddie is dedicated to supporting local organizations such as Best Buddies International and Greater Boston Food Bank. Visit www.Teddie.com to learn more.