Since 1999, Eddie Jiron, President of Proveedora Jiron, Inc. d/b/a PJ Distributors, has served the international trade industry with his Import-Export Wholesale Distribution Center, located in the heart of Miami, Florida.
PJ Distributors provides a wide variety of food and non-food products to neighborhood supermarkets, wholesalers, distributors, and factory representatives. Such products include housewares, janitorial supplies (e.g., Brooms, Mops, Laundry and Cleaning products), baby products, candles and incense, ethnic personal care products for skin and hair, general merchandise, over-the-counter pharmaceuticals, perfumes, non-perishable food products and beverages.
Eddie Jiron has overseen the expansion of the business from its humble beginnings as a local distributor, to now a multi-branch, regional company, serving the US, the Caribbean, and the Americas. He has owned and operated the company for 22 years and continues to pursue opportunities for growth, especially in overseas markets. “As a client of the Miami MBDA Export Center, we have been assisted with access to financing and contracting opportunities. We are currently working with the MBDA team to expand into large supermarket chains in the U.S. and abroad,” Eddie states.
On behalf of the U.S. Department of Commerce – MBDA and Florida’s MEDWeek 2021 Host Committee, we are proud to honor PJ Distributors with the Statewide Minority Manufacturer of the Year Award. CONGRATULATIONS!