McCormick & Company, Inc. (NYSE: MKC) has officially opened McCormick World of Flavors, the company's first retail destination. The shop will feature a range of products with areas focusing on cooking, baking and grilling.
McCormick World of Flavors is located on the first floor of the Light Street Pavilion at Harborplace at Baltimore's Inner Harbor. The address is 301 Light Street #1470, Baltimore MD 21202. Store hours are Monday through Saturday, 10:00 am ? 9:00 pm and Sunday 11:00 am ? 7:00 pm.
The retail destination is located steps away from the site of the McCormick Plant and Headquarters that stood at 414 Light Street from 1920 to 1989.
McCormick partnered with a number of companies to take the retail store idea to this final destination. These include: Bentz-Papson, Arlotta-Dinunzi Brand Theater, JGA architects, EEI Global, Blue Genie Art, 5th Screen Digital Services, Triangle Sign & Service, LLC and BuilderderGuru Contracting, Inc.
"The opening of McCormick World of Flavors is an exciting new way to connect with millions of people who love food and flavor," said Alan Wilson, McCormick Chairman, President and CEO. "Visitors will have the opportunity to interact with many of our brands from around the world as we showcase how we bring flavor to their lives each and every day. Having a retail destination in the Baltimore Inner Harbor brings us back to our roots, offers visitors a chance to have fun, learn and engage."
McCormick World of Flavor will also offer games and videos on how spices and herbs are made, as well as cooking demonstrations. There will be a range of gift items available for purchase, along with the new McCormick World of Flavors product line only available in the store that includes flavored salsas, olive oils, vinegars, tapenades and more.
With more than $3.5 billion in annual sales, McCormick manufactures, markets and distributes spices, seasoning mixes, condiments and other flavorful products to the entire food industry ? retail outlets, food manufacturers and foodservice businesses.