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JD Food has opened a new distribution center in Fresno, Calif. The 65,000-square-foot facility features state-of-the-art technologies related to climate control, docking systems and energy-efficient power systems. Concurrent with the opening of the new DC, JD Food announced that it has acquired The...
Sysco Corp. has broken ground on an expansion of its distribution facility in Atlanta. The company intends to add a 100,000-square-foot section with freezer space, cold dock space and a vehicle maintenance facility to the existing 562,000-square-foot building. Sustainability initiatives include an...
Dade Paper & Bag Co. and Imperial Bag & Paper Co. have agreed to merge businesses. Terms for the deal, expected to close in June, were not disclosed. Based in Miami, Dade Paper & Bag distributes food packaging, paper products, foodservice disposables, and janitorial and sanitary...
Shamrock Foods has acquired regional distributor Dee’s FoodService. Terms for the deal were not disclosed. Albuquerque-based Dee’s serves clients in New Mexico and west Texas. “Shamrock Foods is continuously evaluating opportunities to grow and expand our presence, particularly in...
Performance Food Group has acquired specialty Italian and pizza foodservice distributor Presto Foods. Terms for the deal were not disclosed. Founded in the 1940s, Monroe, Ohio-based Presto Foods distributes to Italian restaurants, pizza shops and colleges and universities across an operating area...
Golbon has added Pivotal Retail Group (dba JHOSS Global), Native Maine Produce & Specialty Foods, and O’Mara Foods Inc. to its distributor membership. Marietta, Ga.-based JHOSS Global, a business unit of Pivotal Retail Group, distributes dry groceries, chemicals, and small wares and...
Golden State Foods has made several changes to its executive leadership and global food operations teams. The changes come as GSF aims to streamline its global operations and administrative functions. As part its new structure, the company promoted Joe Heffington to corporate senior vice president...
Dot Foods has begun construction on a new distribution center in Bullhead City, Ariz. The $30 million facility will be the company’s 11th distribution hub. Located on 45 acres, the 185,000-square-foot facility will include offices; dry, refrigerated and frozen warehouse space; and a truck...
McLane Company Inc. has expanded its distribution agreement with Burger King. With the expanded business, McLane Foodservice will distribute to an additional 600 restaurants in Alabama, Florida, Georgia and Tennessee. Terms for the agreement were not disclosed. McLane Foodservice now services...
US Foods has agreed to acquire meat processor and supplier FirstClass Foods. Terms for the deal were not disclosed. Established in 1962, Hawthorne, Calif.-based FirstClass Foods is a center-of-the-plate protein supplier that specializes in custom processing and portion control cuts of beef, pork,...
Maines Paper & Food Service Inc. announced a set of strategic priorities intended to help the business to optimally compete in the current industry environment and position for future growth. The announcement comes as the company looks forward to marking its 100th year in business in 2019. As...