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PHILADELPHIA, PA (September 10, 2014)—Penn Jersey Paper Company (PJP) this week announced the acquisition of Gelmarc Distributors, a broadline distributor of foodservice supplies, equipment, disposables and janitorial products located in Cherry Hill, N.J. “The acquisition of Gelmarc is...
RICHMOND, VA (September 10, 2014)—Performance Food Group made a preliminary filing this week with the SEC to raise up to $100 million in capital to take the company public once more. That number may change as more specific details are filed.
FRANKLIN PARK, IL (September 9, 2014)—Chicago-based Alliance Paper & Food Service has changed its name to Alliance Paper & Foodservice Equipment (Alliance) effective immediately, announced President and CEO Brian Flynn.  “To say we are excited about the future would be an...
CHARLOTTE, NC (September 3, 2014)—Compass Group announced a commitment to sourcing 100% of their canned Skipjack Tuna as Fish Aggregating Device (FAD)-Free beginning January 1, 2015. This change in sourcing will impact over 1.9 million pounds of skipjack tuna, more than 50% of Compass Group...
Legacy Foodservice Alliance recently celebrated the company’s fifth anniversary with an open house event at their headquarters in Glen Allen, Va., where over 150 well-wishers visited to congratulate the organization on achieving this milestone.  According to the company, the purpose of...
Last month, Sysco announced the senior executives to lead the company following the completion of its merger with US Foods. All executives will report to Houston-based Sysco's President and CEO Bill DeLaney.
Hatboro, PA (September 3, 2014)—Benjamin Foods recently announced that Matthew S. Karagianis is joining the company as vice president of sales. 
HOUSTON (August 5, 2014)—Sysco, North America's largest broadline foodservice distributor, announced that Mike Green, executive vice president and president of Foodservice Operations, intends to retire on Dec. 31, 2014, after a 24-year career with the company.
DENVER (July 23, 2014)—FoodServiceWarehouse.com, an e-commerce-based foodservice equipment and supplies distributor, leasing a new distribution center in Kansas City, Mo. This represents the company's first location outside its home territory: Colorado.
The IFDA Food Safety Committee met in May at Gordon Food Service's headquarters in Grand Rapids, MI to discuss industry concerns with the Food and Drug Administration’s Sanitary Food Transportation Act (SFTA) proposed rulemaking. During the meeting, the committee reviewed the...
HOUSTON (July 23, 2014)—Sysco, North America's largest broadline foodservice distributor, has agreed to settle with the State of California all claims related to its past use of drop sites in the state.