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PATERSON, NJ (September 26, 2014)—Kontos Foods, Inc., a manufacturer and distributor of traditional Greek and Mediterranean foods, announced that as part of its effort to grow its export business, it has increased expansion efforts in the Bahamas, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico and Bermuda,...
(September 22, 2014)—The International Foodservice Manufacturers Association (IFMA) announced the winners of the 8th Annual Distributor Awards. The prestigious awards acknowledge distributor leadership and overall excellence within the foodservice industry. The winners will be celebrated at...
ROSEMONT, IL (September 15, 2014)—US Foods announced a new Scoop product line of comfort foods with a seasonal twist, highlighting the flavors of autumn.  “Summer is coming to a close, and with colder temperatures comes cozy gatherings among friends and family, inspiring chefs to...
KANSAS CITY, KS (September 16, 2014 - The Packer)—Liberty Fruit Co. is experiencing a little middle-age spread, but it’s a good thing. In its 49th year, the family-owned produce distributor and fresh-cut processor is in the midst of a growth spurt, said Arnold Caviar, owner and CEO.
DYERSBURG, TN (September 15, 2014)—Dot Foods Tennessee Distribution Center General Manager Tim Loyd this week announced the hire of three new managers for the soon-to-be-opened Dyersburg Distribution Center: Matt Duggan as assistant general manager; Mike Fry as garage manager; Heather...
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.