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Rosement, Il.-based US Foods Holding Corp. has announced the appointment of Ann E. Ziegler, senior VP and CFO of CDW Corp., to its board of directors as of Jan. 1, 2018. "Ann is a highly accomplished senior executive with nearly 30 years of leadership experience across multiple industries,...
Sysco Corp. has recently honored many of its supplier partners during its annual Supplier Excellence Awards event. The event highlights suppliers that exemplified sales growth, operational excellence and other key business metrics set forth by Sysco’s Merchandising, Quality Assurance and...
New York City-based global investment firm KKR has announced that US Foods has been awarded KKR’s second annual Eco-Innovation Award. US Foods’ Serve Good product line, which focuses on sustainable food and nonfood products, was the impetus of the award. KKR’s Eco-Innovation Award...
Monterey, Calif.-based PRO-ACT has announced the growth of its annual local farm grant program, Cultivating Change, by expanding it to farmers nationwide. The grant, launched in 2015, focuses on creating a sustainable produce supply chain from farm to fork. The grant awards up to $75,000 for...
Honolulu-based broadline distributor HFM FoodService has signed an agreement to be purchased by the Sysco Corporation. HFM FoodService has roughly $290 million USD in annual sales. Sysco is expected to keep HFM’s current employees and executive leadership team on board. 
Miami-based distributor of foodservice and janitorial supplies Imperial Dade has completed its acquisition of New Hampshire-based Central Paper. Central Paper is a distributor of paper, plastic, janitorial and office products in Northern New England. The transaction marks Imperial Dade’s 12th...
Chicago-based International Foodservice Manufacturers Association (IFMA) announced the 2017 11th Annual Distributor Award recipients, who are to be honored at the Distributor Awards ceremony at IFMA’s 55th annual Presidents Conference Nov. 5-7 in Phoenix.
York, Pa.-based broadline distributor Ettline Foods Corp. has been purchased by Gordon Food Service. Ettline Foods has operations that span six states and is a past Unipro award winner. “Ettline is an outstanding company, with a strong history as a family owned, independent distributor...
Ridgefield, Conn.-based distributor of specialty food products The Chefs’ Warehouse has acquired Fells Point Wholesale Meats, based in Baltimore, MD. Christopher Pappas, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Chefs' Warehouse, Inc., said “We believe that this acquisition adds...
Louisville, Ky.-based Creation Gardens has announced the purchase of Louisville’s Bluefin Seafood. Both companies supply and service Kentucky-region restaurants and chefs. Ron Turnier, President of Creation Gardens commented, “Our chefs will now be able to access almost everything they...
Landover, Md.-based Keany Produce Company has hired Gregory Otterbein, formerly of Phoenix-based foodservice broadline distributor Shamrock Foods Co., to be the company's new CEO. While at Shamrock, Greg was a senior general manager that focused on marketing sales performance, merchandising,...