The MeMa’s Growth Story Continues With Major Supermarket Chain Distribution

Genesis Block
2 min readFeb 9, 2022
MeMa’s Chicken ’n’ Ribs is has become a destination location in North Carolina because of its delicious homemade southern cuisine.

MeMa’s Chicken ’n’ Ribs is announcing a distribution agreement with major supermarket chain Lowes Foods.

MeMa’s is well known in Burgaw, but has also increased in popularity in southeastern North Carolina and nationwide. MeMa’s was featured in USA TODAY’S Top 10 Places for Barbecue in North Carolina and was also a 2021 Coastal Entrepreneur Award Winner.

Based on the exploding demand, the company will be distributing 2 of its signature brand sauces with one of the largest supermarkets chains in the southeastern United States. MeMa’s Barbecue Sauce and Meat Rub, will be stoked in 20 Lowes Foods stores and distribution is scheduled to begin in February 2022.

MeMa’s is in the process of launching a major development project in Burgaw, North Carolina.

MeMa’s Chick’n’ & Ribs was formed February 17, 2017, by husband-and-wife team James and Myra McDuffie who left their careers to pursue a passion of serving delicious food in a family-friendly environment. James, a US Marine veteran and native of Burgaw, uses culinary skills he learned from his mother, MeMa. Her teachings play a major role in preparing the delicious dishes that customers return to enjoy repeatedly.

Myra’s, Master’s Degree in Organizational Leadership along with management, administrative skills and bubbly personality create an environment that is welcoming to all who enter. MeMa’s is unique from the moment you enter the door with a warm greeting of “Welcome to MeMa’s”.

MeMa’s has big plans for a future development in Burgaw, North Carolina.

What’s next for MeMa’s?

The Creek at Burgaw is a bold vision for a retail development in Burgaw, North Carolina. James and Myra are the master developers of the project and are partnering with Folla Capital, Genesis Block and community stakeholders for the venture.

To learn more about The Creek at Burgaw review the details here



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