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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,...
Westborough, Mass.-based BJs Wholesale Club has created two new websites to promote their exclusive brands, Berkley Jensen and Wellsley Farms. Each site is solely dedicated to BJs exclusive brands and will focus on the superior quality and value of the products.
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...