Within one year, he was promoted to sales manager and began to introduce Italian specialties to stores. C made up for in passion, sacrifice, vision and an unwavering belief that the American consumer would embrace Italian foods. C’s son, Rick, and granddaughter, Gina, lead the company along with many family members who embrace the same work ethic and commitment to customer satisfaction that were instilled in them by Mr. Today, Cento is recognized as a leading premium quality brand and is preferred by the finest chefs across America.
After building the Italian specialty business, the owners wanted to cut back on Italian foods to stay within their main candy and tobacco business. He continued to establish his Italian specialty lines along his long-term vision to distribute his own premium brand of the finest foods from all regions of Italy. With our eight proprietary brands and more than 1,000 specialty products, Cento has something to suit all of your culinary needs while providing the best consumer value.
Egg cartons with a USDA grade shield on them must display the “pack date,” or date that the eggs were washed, graded, and placed in the carton.
When a “sell-by” date appears on a carton bearing the USDA grade shield, the code date may not exceed 45 days from the date the eggs were packed.
A family owned and operated company spanning three generations, you can “Trust Your Family with Our Family”.The codes, which appear as a series of letters and/or numbers, can refer to the date or time of manufacture. Some cans also display open dating, which usually are “best if used by” dates for peak product quality.According to the USDA, “In general, high-acid canned foods such as tomatoes, grapefruit, and pineapple can be stored on the shelf 12 to 18 months; low-acid canned foods such as meat, poultry, fish and most vegetables will keep 2 to 5 years – if the can remains in good condition and has been stored in a cool, clean, dry place.” Egg Carton Dating: Pack date indicates freshness While the use of a “sell-by” or expiration date is not federally required on egg cartons, such labeling is required by some state laws and is not allowed by other state laws.If you find that a product does not live up to the quality expected of Cento, please contact our customer support team. His only objective was to bring authentic Italian foods to the local corner grocery store.But with his vision, hard work and perseverance, he established what has become the most popular food category in America today. C’s humble beginnings can be traced back to working at his father’s store in South Philadelphia.