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US Foods and award-winning chef and restaurateur Marcus Samuelsson have announced a new venture. The two will work together to launch a line of new products that will help restaurant operators bring unique flavors to their menus. As part of the collaboration, US Foods is producing six products as...
Duluth, Ga.-based NCR Corporation and Performance Food Group (PFG) have announced a strategic relationship to offer a cloud-based point-of-sale (POS) solution called NCR Silver to restaurants across the United States. NCR Corporation provides support, hardware and software for nearly 700 million...
Tom Lange Co. has appointed Josh McKey as chief financial officer. McKey previously worked for Chemline before joining the company in January. He replaces Secretary/Treasurer Hugh Seelbach, who is retiring after 36 years with the company. Since 1957, Tom Lange Co. is a fresh fruits and vegetables...
Rotunda Capital Partners, a lower middle-market private-equity firm, has acquired IF&P Foods for an undisclosed sum. The company will use this acquisition to further its position as a leading produce distributor in the Midwest.
Shamrock Foods Co.’s former CEO and chairman of the board, Norman P. McClelland, passed away on July 11 at the age of 90. Shamrock Foods is one of Arizona’s top privately held companies and employers. “My father was an iconic leader whose wisdom and leadership values will continue...
Sysco Corp. announced that CEO Bill DeLaney will be succeeded by Tom Bene, current president and chief operating officer. Bene will become president and CEO effective Jan. 1, 2018, and will join Sysco’s board of directors. DeLaney will serve as an advisor to Bene through Dec. 31, 2018.
US Foods has agreed to acquire broadline distributors The Thompson Co., Braunger Foods and Variety Foods, which are owned and operated by TOBA Inc. Terms for the deal were not disclosed. TOBA began food distribution in 1995 with the purchase of The Thompson Co., and expanded with the 2002...
Sysco Corp. has appointed Brian Todd as senior vice president of merchandising. He succeeds Bill Day, who is retiring from the company. The transition will be effective August 1.  Todd has served as vice president of operational merchandising for the company since 2016.
Gold Star Foods has acquired Southern California school meal distributor A&R Wholesale Distributors. Terms for the deal were not disclosed. The acquisition will bolster Gold Star’s existing school meal distribution portfolio, which currently includes Los Angeles Unified School District...
Gordon Food Service has agreed to acquire Red Diamond Foodservice from Red Diamond Inc. Terms for the deal were not disclosed. Following closure of the deal, GFS intends to begin servicing Red Diamond Foodservice’s broadline customers from its distribution center in Douglasville, Ga.
US Foods has agreed to acquire broadline distributor F. Christiana. Terms for the deal were not disclosed. F. Christiana distributes center-of-the-plate, dairy and dry goods to more than 1,800 independent restaurant, hotel and independent deli/convenience store customers throughout Louisiana as...