YUM Distribution Acquires Hickey Bottom Barbeque

    Industry News | October 14, 2020

    YUM Distribution announced the addition of Hickey Bottom Barbeque to its lineup of other unique food brands. The products under the Hickey Bottom umbrella include Honey, Sweet and Hot barbecue sauces.

    “We are excited to have such a well-known, family-based brand in our care,” says Yum Distribution CEO, Angie Ruff. “It is a perfect opportunity to expand this beloved brand to other markets for them to appreciate the quality and to act as a gateway for many of our other brands to expand into those markets.”

    Hickey Bottom Barbeque, named after a quiet country road, is well established in supermarkets and retailers in Western Pennsylvania and surrounding states. Founder Rebecca McCrea, started the company in 2013. Since then, Hickey Bottom Barbeque has been mentioned in national media such as the Kelly Clarkson Show and the Steve Harvey Show. 

    The Hickey Bottom brand is the first wet sauce brand that will join other Yum Distribution dry brands such as Freedom Mill Foods, Happy Ending Rubs and Sweet Little Devil.

    YUM Distribution, an award-winning food distribution company, was founded on a love of quality food and a passion for unique brands. As an emerging specialty food company, YUM strives to curate unique products to give consumers an exceptional food experience.

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