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FORT WORTH, TX (Nov. 19, 2015)—Every year, Distribution Market Advantage (DMA) – a national foodservice distribution network – awards its Shareholder of the Year award. And for the second year in a row, that award has been given to North Texas-based Ben E....
BOIDE, ID (Nov. 3, 2015)—We are saddened to report the Oct. 14 passing of Ernie Voigt, founder of foodservice cooperative Golbon. Voigt and Arthur Oppenheimer initially formed Golbon as Bonded Foods in 1963 to provide foodservice distributors a private label program for premium frozen fruits...
(Nov. 1, 2015)—Florida-based broadline foodservice distributor Cheney Brothers recently installed an automated locker system in their Ocala distribution center as a solution to organize, store and track the company’s handheld RF scanner equipment. The company says the...
On Tuesday, Oct. 13, U.S. Congressman Jeff Denham (R-CA) visited Sysco Central California in Modesto, California. Liz Aspray, President-Sysco Central California, Chris DeWitt, Market President-Pacific and the Operations leadership team provided him an insider's view of the facility and...
FORT WORT, TX (Oct. 6, 2015)—Ventura Foods was named Ben E. Keith Foods 2015 Supplier of the Year at their 32nd Annual Supplier Appreciation Dinner held at the Ridglea Country Club. John Buckles, Executive Vice-President of Sales and Marketing, accepted the award from Ben E. Keith Foods...
(Oct. 5, 2015)—Maines has recently changed the name of its retail division from MaineSource to Maines Food & Party Warehouse, and also introduced a new tagline: “Your Local Chef’s Market.” Maines felt that the division’s name, previously known as MaineSource, did...
RICHMOND, VA (Oct. 01, 2015 - Business Wire)—Performance Food Group Company (PFGC) announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 14,500,000 shares of its common stock at $19.00 per share. The Company is offering 12,777,325 shares to be sold in the offering and certain selling...
HOUSTON (Oct. 1, 2015 - Globe Newswire)—Sysco Corporation announced nearly five dozen winners in its annual Sysco Supplier Excellence Awards, a program that recognizes partners who best meet the company's exacting standards.
CHICAGO (Oct. 1, 2015 - PRNewswire)—According to the 2015 Technomic DSR Benchmarking Report, three in four foodservice distributors say they will increase distributor sales representative (DSR) headcount this year. However, the Report reveals that DSR productivity continues to be a...
ROSEMONT, IL (Sept. 30, 2015 - Business Wire)—US Foods, a national foodservice distributor, announced certification to the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) Chain of Custody Standard. The MSC is recognized as the world’s leading certification program for sustainable, wild-caught seafood.