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Top 50 - 2008

27. Zanios Foods

Albuquerque, NM
Year founded: 1956
Jim Zanios:
President: John Goneau
1 distribution centers
2,000 accounts
8,000 SKUs
60% national brands
20% private label
20% group label
55% street accounts sales
45% multiunit accounts
COP & specialty products: Fresh meat (beef, lamb, veal, poultry) fresh fish, fresh produce, gourmet cheese, E&S, san-jan, packaging
Other news: Purchased Quality Foods of El Paso, Texas; acquired certain assets of Sun Valley Fruits, Albuquerque; introduced new company logo; celebrated golden anniversary; updated company mission statement.
High-tech operations systems: Using RF systems and voice technology.
Plans for human pandemic or other catastrophes: Yes
Key issues this year: Expansion in El Paso and new distribution center in second quarter of 2007