Retailer Hudson Group Connects

Fresno Yosemite International Airport Travelers With Local Brands

Fresno, CA (October 18, 2018) - Hudson Group, North America’s largest travel retailer, is connecting with the community it serves by partnering with local businesses Lanna Coffee Co. and Root General to carry an exclusive line of products at the three Hudson stores located in the terminal building at Fresno Yosemite International Airport.  Travelers and visitors will now have the opportunity to grab their favorite premium coffee selection or locally inspired apparel before boarding the aircraft or heading home.

“We are pleased with Hudson Group’s interest and commitment to introduce and blend local products with nationally recognized brands,” said Director of Aviation Kevin Meikle. “Hudson Group is an excellent venue to showcase and connect Fresno-based retailers and food producers that our community proudly supports with travelers from across the U.S. and around the world.”

"Hudson Group supports the communities in which it serves, not only through philanthropic efforts, but also through the promotion and sales of local products within our stores,” said Joseph DiDomizio, president and chief executive officer of Hudson Group. “We’re excited to welcome Lanna Coffee Co. and Root General to our product portfolio, and look forward to connecting passengers at Fresno Yosemite International Airport with the local business community.”

 Root General’s products originate with a focus on stylish and thoughtful design with the highest quality of craftsmanship.  Inspired by local artisans and other independent designers, the retailer offers a medley of everyday goods with products made at the retailer’s design and print studio. With the local community in mind, Root General creates a memorable experience of the region that will resonate with travelers through eclectic Downtown Fresno and Valley Girl branded tees and totes.

Lanna Coffee Co. offers an assortment of delicious coffees for travelers to sample or share as a gift reflecting their visit to the region while supporting the company’s mission to change lives.  Made up of local coffee lovers, Lanna Coffee Co. imports and roasts some of the finest coffee in the world produced directly from its roastery in downtown Fresno. Hudson Group carries Lanna Coffee’s premium French and House blends in whole bean, ground and K-Cup.

Fresno Yosemite International Airport - Fresno Yosemite International Airport currently offers Valley passengers daily nonstop flights to Chicago (seasonal), Dallas, Denver, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Phoenix, Portland, Salt Lake City, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, and Guadalajara and Morelia, Mexico on domestic and international carriers.  Fresno Yosemite International Airport is a municipally owned entity operating as a self-supporting enterprise. No City of Fresno general funds are used to operate Fresno Yosemite International Airport or Fresno Chandler Executive Airport.

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