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(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'...
(Jan. 7, 2015)—Gordon Food Service announced this week that it has acquired Halperns’ Steak and Seafood Company, based in Atlanta, Ga.
FORT WORTH, TX (Dec. 31, 2014)—Distributor Market Advantage (DMA) has named Ben E. Keith Foods as their 2014 Shareholder of the Year. DMA is a national foodservice distribution system whose shareholders are prominent regional foodservice distributors that have joined together to provide...
DYERSBURG, TN (January 8, 2015)—Dot Foods, Inc., the nation's largest food industry redistributor, and Dot Transportation, Inc., Dot Foods' subsidiary trucking partner, opened their newest distribution center on Wednesday, January 7, in Dyersburg, Tenn. At a total cost of $24...
ALPHARETTA, GA (November 25, 2014)—F.A.B., Inc. (Frosty Acres Brands), a national foodservice marketing and purchasing cooperative for independent distributors, announced Butts Foods, Inc. as the newest member of the cooperative.
(November 24, 2014)—Ron Dennis, President and owner of Dennis Paper and Food Service, a family owned and operated food service business since 1908, announced the sale of the company to its employees through an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), effective January 1, 2015. Dennis...
HOUSTON (November 21, 2014 - Globe Newswire)—Sysco announced that Tom Bené has been appointed executive vice president and president of foodservice operations, effective Jan. 1, 2015.
(November 21, 2014 - Reuters)—Sysco Corp., the biggest U.S. food distributor, is in advanced talks to sell some assets to a food company owned by Blackstone Group in order to win regulatory approval for its acquisition of US Foods Inc., the New York Post reported, citing sources.
(November 17, 2014 - IFDA)—The new Women Leaders in Foodservice Distribution Leadership Committee met for the first time on October 20 during the Distribution Solutions Conference in Indianapolis. The committee’s objective is to engage and encourage IFDA members to be inclusive of women...
Jamba Juice Company has entered into a new distribution agreement with foodservice distributor Gordon Food Service. According to a news release from Jamba Juice, the relationship is intended to improve customer service, productivity and cost savings while also supporting franchise development...