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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...
HOUSTON (Feb. 2, 2015)—Sysco has reached a definitive agreement to sell Performance Food Group 11 US Foods facilities related to its pending merger with US Foods. The divestiture package is contingent on consummation of the proposed merger of Sysco and US Foods announced in December 2013.
BOISE (Jan. 29, 2015)—Golbon has announced the promotion of Dave Myers to the role of Vice President. Myers has been a great asset to Golbon in the role of Director of Member Development and his direct experience as vice president of purchasing and COO of an independent distributor makes him...
RICHMOND, Va. (Jan. 27, 2015)—Performance Food Group, Inc. (PFG) announced today that it had named Dave Flitman to the role of President & CEO of its Performance Foodservice broadline business segment reporting to George Holm, PFG President & CEO.
ALPHARETTA, GA (January 20, 2015)—At the F.A.B., Inc. (FAB) Sales, Marketing & Procurement Conference held in Las Vegas, NV, foodservice distribution industry executive, George T. Watson, announced to those in attendance his plans to retire from his position as FAB President & CEO....
OKLAHOMA CITY (Jan. 20, 2015)—Ben E. Keith Company has announced expansion plans to its Oklahoma Division. Construction is slated to begin February 1, 2015 and will add 134,000 square feet of storage space to the existing building located in Edmond, Okla.