MINNEAPOLIS – Boar's Head Provisions, a Sarasota, Florida-based processor of premium deli meats and cheeses, announced this week that it partnered with Target Corp. as the first mass retailer to distribute its products.

The companies said that they are testing Boar’s Head items in six New York stores now and plan to expand to 200 Target stores around the US by the end of 2020.

“Boar’s Head has an unwavering commitment to quality that guides every decision we make, and we’re extremely thoughtful about the partners we choose,” says Michael Martella, president, Boar’s Head Brand. “Target’s investment in differentiating their assortment and elevating their food and beverage experience makes Target and Boar’s Head a perfect pairing — We’re both passionate about delivering high-quality products and delighting shoppers with unexpected discoveries and fresh finds. We’re thrilled to partner with Target and look forward to bringing Boar’s Head’s premium offerings to even more Target guests.”

Boar’s Head will provide a variety of sandwiches, salads and snacks along with prepackaged premium deli meats to Target customers.

“Our partnership with Boar’s Head is yet another example of how we’re serving up the very best national brands our guests love while also differentiating with incredible, only-at-Target brands — all at a great value,” said Stephanie Lundquist, Target executive vice president and president of food and beverage. “We’re excited to work with Boar’s Head to give our guests even more delicious options to fit their busy lifestyles — and even more reasons to choose Target.”

All products are made without fillers, by-products, added MSG, artificial colors or flavors, gluten or trans-fat.