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(Aug. 24, 2016)—ProAct, the produce supply-chain management company, has announced that Kristie Waters joined the company as vice president of client development. Waters is a produce industry veteran with experience in sales, marketing and business development. She will work with the client...
(Aug. 22, 2016)—Gordon Food Service announced it has appointed Kara Gordon Warren to the Company's Board of Directors. Kara will be the first member of the fifth generation of the Gordon family to join the Board of Directors. Her service on the Board will begin in October 2016.
LAS VEGAS (August 19, 2016)—Vic Moea, aka Vic “Vegas”, has joined Nicholas and Company as corporate chef and brands specialist. Chef Vic is a self-trained restaurant chef who started out as a dishwasher and worked his way up to corporate executive chef for top Las Vegas hotels. He...
SAN ANTONIO (Aug. 16, 2016 - Business Wire)—Labatt Food Service has just opened its new, 65,000-square-foot, $28 million meat cooking facility and the barbacoa, brisket and tamales are already heading to customers by the truckload. “We’re cooking,” said Fred Silva,...
AUGUSTA, ME (August 8, 2016)—Construction is expected to start in September on a new freezer facility at Performance Foodservice in Augusta, Maine. The Kennebec Journal reports the $15 million expansion was recently approved by the Augusta Planning Board. Spokesman Joe Vagi says the...
(July 25, 2016)—Golbon, the foodservice marketing group based in Boise, Idaho, has appointed Darwin Lacer as director of Golbon Protein Advantage (GPA) Lacer is a 25-year veteran of the foodservice industry, having held key positions at Excel Beef and Sysco. Golbon said in a staement that...
(July 21, 2016)—Southwest Traders Inc., a broadline distributor specializing in the yogurt, ice cream, juice and smoothie bar, and coffee segments of the industry, has rejoined the IFDA. Founded in 1977, the Temecula, Calif.-based company currently has five distribution centers serving...
(July 21, 2016)—Gordon Food Service announced the appointement of Brent Chrite to the company’s board of directors, effective Oct. 1, 2016. Dr. Elrie LaBrent “Brent” Chrite currently serves as dean of the Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver....
(July 20, 2016)—Timothy R. McLevish has resigned effective immediately from his position on the US Foods Holding Corp. board of directors after it was announced that he will become the executive chairman of Lamb Weston Holdings Inc. upon the completion of its planned spinoff. Because...
(July 1, 2016)—Sysco has acquired Supplies on the Fly, an e-commerce platform that sells foodservice equipment and supplies to foodservice operators. "With annual revenue of approximately $105 million, Supplies on the Fly has delivered consistent and impressive sales growth over the...
(June 27, 2016 - Globe Newswire)—The Chefs' Warehouse Inc., a distributor of specialty food products in North America, announced that it has acquired substantially all of the assets of MT Food Service Inc., based in Chicago. Founded in the mid-1990s, MT is a wholesale distributor of dairy...