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ROSEMONT, IL (June 12, 2014)—US Foods announced plans to open a distribution center in Seabrook, N.H. to better serve its customers throughout the New England area. The company currently services this customer base from its facility in Peabody, Mass. While the Peabody facility is...
KEARNEY, NE (July 1, 2014)—The new cooler-freezer building for Cash-Wa Distributing in Kearney is officially in use.
MONTEREY, CA (May 29, 2014)—PRO*ACT has earned a Green Business Certification from the Monterey Bay Area Green Business Program. The certification is part of an effort to recognize companies in the region for “exceeding environmental regulatory requirements, preventing pollution...
GRAND RAPIDS, MI (May 28, 2014)—Gordon Food Service is planning to open a new distribution center in Aberdeen, Maryland, filling an existing 242,000-square foot space. The center is expected to create 150 jobs within the first three years of operation. The new facility will join 22 other...
J. Kings Foodservice Professionals Inc. is starting banana ripening. Though the Holtsville, N.Y.-based distributor has always distributed bananas, it decided to become more involved in the deal and was installing banana ripening rooms in its 100,000-square-foot distribution and consolidation...
(May 22, 2014)—On April 10, the IFDA Women Leaders in Foodservice Distribution Roundtable met in Houston at Sysco headquarters to discuss the importance of diversity in foodservice distribution, and to continue work on a roadmap to assist IFDA member companies in attracting and retaining...
PROVIDENCE, RI (May 22, 2014)— United Natural Foods Inc. said that it plans to buy food distributor Tony's Fine Foods for about $195.3 million as it seeks to grow its business in the Western U.S. and boost its offerings of cheese and deli meats.
RICHMOND, VA (May 21, 2014)—Performance Foodservice announced the launch of Guinness® Bold Entrées, a new line of beer-infused foods created in partnership with Guinness and Chef Todd Davies. The introdiction of the new line is a response to consumer-driven trends in beer...
(May 20, 2014)—Ginsberg’s Foods announced that Nancy Fuller Ginsberg, co-owner of Ginsberg’s Foods with her husband David, has signed on for a third season on the Food Network. Nancy’s show Farmhouse Rules, currently airing its second season, brings a national spotlight...
ALPHARETTA, GA (May 13, 2014)—F.A.B., Inc. (Frosty Acres Brands), is celebrating 60 years as a national foodservice marketing and purchasing cooperative for independent distributors. To commemorate the event, the cooperative has released a special anniversary logo that will be used throughout...
LITTLE ROCK (May 13, 2014)—Ben E. Keith announced plans to build a new, expanded North Little Rock facility. The company will invest $60 million in a new 300,000-square-foot facility that will be the company’s Mid-South Regional Headquarters. Through the expansion, the company will add...