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(June 1, 2016)—Pro-Act, the produce supply-chain management company, has announced that David Peterson will fill the newly created role of senior vice president of sales. He will be responsible for developing sales strategy and driving sales through the creation and management of client...
(May 27, 2016)—Bill Wylie has joined Golbon, a foodservice buying group, as a program manager. His industry experience spans over 30 years, having held senior sales and management positions for foodservice distributors, specializing in increasing sales of center-of-the-plate premium proteins.
(May 27, 2016)—Broadline distributor US Foods sold shares at the upper end of its target in an initial public offering after being the largest privately held US foodservice distributor for nine years. US Foods raised $1.02 billion after private-equity firms Clayton Dubilier & Rice LLC and...
(May 26, 2016)—Creation Gardens, a Kentucky-based foodservice distributor, announced the acquisition of ReFresh Produce of Cincinnati. This acquisition will lead to a new division specializing in fresh-cut produce offerings, enhancing the customer experience by offering in-house processing of...
(May 19, 2016)—US Foods announced an agreement to acquire Freshway Foods, a fresh fruit and vegetable processor, repacker and distributor serving customers throughout the Eastern half of the United States
(May 9, 2016)—Merchants Foodservice of Hattiesburg, Miss., has acquired E.G. Forrest Co., a food distributor headquartered in Winston-Salem, N.C.
(May 5, 2016)—Performance Food Group (PFG), the nation's third largest foodservice distributor, announced a deal with seafood restaurant chain Red Lobster.
HOUSTON (April 26, 2016 - Globe Newswire)—Sysco Corporation named three experienced executives to new leadership roles in foodservice operations, effective at the beginning of its new fiscal year on July 3, 2016.
ROSEMONT, IL (April 13, 2016)—US Foods announced the acquisition of Food Genius, a provider of foodservice data and analytics. The Food Genius team members will join US Foods. Focused exclusively on foodservice, Food Genius offers a suite of technology applications which simplify the...
(April 13, 2016)—New York-area foodservice distributor Ginsberg’s Foods is implementing Appian routing and scheduling software from TMW Systems, the companies announced in a joint release. Ginsberg’s Foods, which operates across a six-state region from its Hudson, New York,...
(April 11, 2016)—Ben E. Keith Company, received the UniPro Foodservice 2015 Key Distributor Award at UniPro’s Spring Purchasing Conference in Tampa, Florida. UniPro CEO Bob Stewart presented the award at UniPro’s annual Awards Luncheon held this year in the...