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The Federal Trade Commission announced today that it intends to block the proposed $8.2-billion merger of Sysco and US Foods, the restaurant industry’s two largest distributors, because their combination would hamper competition.
BOISE, ID (Feb. 3, 2015)—Arnold’s Meats (aka Arnold’s & Eddie’s) located in Chicopee, Mass., has joined Golbon. The company started with four small trucks in 1974 and now runs a fleet of ten large trucks, making deliveries five days a week from Nyak, N.Y. to Brattleboro...
HOUSTON (Feb. 2, 2015)—Sysco has reached a definitive agreement to sell Performance Food Group 11 US Foods facilities related to its pending merger with US Foods. The divestiture package is contingent on consummation of the proposed merger of Sysco and US Foods announced in December 2013.
BOISE (Jan. 29, 2015)—Golbon has announced the promotion of Dave Myers to the role of Vice President. Myers has been a great asset to Golbon in the role of Director of Member Development and his direct experience as vice president of purchasing and COO of an independent distributor makes him...
RICHMOND, Va. (Jan. 27, 2015)—Performance Food Group, Inc. (PFG) announced today that it had named Dave Flitman to the role of President & CEO of its Performance Foodservice broadline business segment reporting to George Holm, PFG President & CEO.
ALPHARETTA, GA (January 20, 2015)—At the F.A.B., Inc. (FAB) Sales, Marketing & Procurement Conference held in Las Vegas, NV, foodservice distribution industry executive, George T. Watson, announced to those in attendance his plans to retire from his position as FAB President & CEO....
OKLAHOMA CITY (Jan. 20, 2015)—Ben E. Keith Company has announced expansion plans to its Oklahoma Division. Construction is slated to begin February 1, 2015 and will add 134,000 square feet of storage space to the existing building located in Edmond, Okla.  
BOSTON (Jan. 14, 2015)—Dole & Bailey now has over 100 products that meet the Green Restaurant Association’s rigorous environmental certification standards, making it the only distributor in the United States to be a Green Restaurant Distributor. The Green Restaurant Association is...
RICHMOND, Va. (Jan. 9, 2015)—Performance Food Group, Inc. (PFG) announced that Dr. Brad Morgan has been named Senior Director of Protein for the company. He reports directly to Steve Sands, Vice President of Protein at PFG.
(Jan. 5, 2015)—Released in January 2015, a new IFDA report titled Sustainability: Foodservice Distributor Current Practices & Customer Expectations Moving Forward, shines light on the current state of sustainability within the foodservice distribution industry and identifies...
HOUSTON (Jan. 6, 2015 - Globe Newswire)—-Sysco Corporation, North America's largest foodservice distribution company, announced the launch of a dual-language microsite geared toward the foodservice industry's Hispanic segment, which represents the United States'...