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1983

Ricos is introduced to Sam’s Club in Dallas. Popcorn plant opens in Dallas, TX.
1984

1984

HEB begins buying Ricos products.

1985

The business’ headquarters is moved to 621 S. Flores, San Antonio, TX.

1987

Frank Liberto named “Man of the Year” by the National Association of Concessionaires (NAC) in recognition of introducing Nachos to the industry.

1988

Frank Liberto establishes and develops the Associated Network of Distributors, Inc., a computer based service bureau which allows theatre chains to buy from several, non-related distributors, yet feel they are doing business with a national distributor.

1992

A new concept for nachos is introduced to the marketplace. Portion pack cheese for nachos, a portion controlled cheese cup, designed to offer benefits never before associated with concession nachos. This came about because Bob Valone, with United Artist, challenged...

1994

Ricos gets their first international customer, Mexico. As theatres invested in business in the international markets, Ricos expanded with them. International expansion continued into the European Union, Korea, Dubai and Mexico. Frank Liberto named Entrepreneur of the...
2006

2006

Tony Liberto, fourth generation and son of Frank and Patricia Liberto, named President of Ricos Products Co., Inc.