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TORONTO (March 13, 2015)—Weston Foods, a subsidiary of George Weston Limited, announced that it has completed the purchase of Starr Culinary Delights Inc. of Mississauga, Ontario. Starr has over 25 years of experience baking a full range of cakes made with the highest quality ingredients for...
HOUSTON (April 1, 2015 - Globe Newswire)—Sysco Corporation announced that Joel T. Grade has been named executive vice president and chief financial officer, effective Sept.
(March 26, 2015 - The Packer)—Defense attorneys representing Sysco Corp. and US Foods Inc. plan to reveal the names and employers of 92 people who provided information to the Federal Trade Commission for its anti-trust investigation into the foodservice suppliers’ merger.
(Jan. 15, 2015 - Pacific Coast Business Times)—Pacific Beverage, a division of Santa Barbara-based food and beverage distributor Jordano’s, told the Business Times it has closed on the purchase of seven acres at the Cabrillo Business Park in Goleta. The company is planning to build a...
(March 5, 2015 - IFDA)—In the midst of the U.S. restaurant industry’s recent challenges, a bright spot has been the increase in morning meal visits. In fact, the morning meal accounts for 100 percent of the industry’s growth since 2008.
MT. STERLING, Ill. (March 4, 2015)—Dot Foods, a food industry redistributor, has unveiled an effort dedicated to supporting its female warehouse workforce. The newly formed Women of the Warehouse (W.O.W.) group held its first ever event March 4, 2015. All current female warehouse...
(Feb. 24, 2015 - Restaurant Business)—The attorneys general of 10 states and the District of Columbia have joined the Federal Trade Commission in asking a federal court for a temporary injunction to halt the merger of Sysco and US Foods, the restaurant industry’s two largest...
(Feb. 20, 2015)—The International Foodservice Distributors Association (IFDA) membership meeting was held December 11, 2014, to elect a number of industry leaders to the IFDA Board of Directors, with terms ranging from one to three years beginning in January 2015.
(Feb. 19, 2015 - Restaurant Business)—The Federal Trade Commission announced today that it intends to block the proposed $8.2-billion merger of Sysco and US Foods, the restaurant industry’s two largest distributors, because their combination would hamper competition. The regulatory...
(Feb. 19, 2015 - Reuters)—Food distributing company Sysco Corp has hired top Washington litigators to defend itself if U.S. regulators file a lawsuit to stop its merger with rival US Foods, two sources close to the deal said on Wednesday. The deal, announced in December 2013, is controversial...
BOISE, ID (Feb. 3, 2015)—Arnold’s Meats (aka Arnold’s & Eddie’s) located in Chicopee, Mass., has joined Golbon. The company started with four small trucks in 1974 and now runs a fleet of ten large trucks, making deliveries five days a week from Nyak, N.Y. to Brattleboro...