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FLORIDA (March 4, 2014 - The Packer)—Jack Scalisi Wholesale Fruit & Produce plans to expand its organic offerings after relocating to new and larger operation to better serve South Florida foodservice customers. Though the West Palm Beach, Fla.-based foodservice distributor has sold...
HOUSTON (March 3, 2014 - GLOBE NEWSWIRE)—Sysco announced today that Russell Libby has been named to the new position of executive vice president-Corporate Affairs and Chief Legal Officer.
EAU CLAIRE, WI (Feb. 21, 2014)—Indianhead Foodservice Distributor (IFD) of Eau Claire, Wis. was recently recognized by the Eau Claire Area EDC with its annual Paragon Economic Impact Award. Areas of criteria for the recognition include impact on the community, job creation, expansions and...
MT. STERLING, IL (Jan. 30, 2014)—Dot Foods, the nation's first and largest food redistributor, is ranked fourth largest on the Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies for 2013 based on outstanding 2012 revenues of $4.5 billion and a three-year growth rate in excess of 34 percent.
DENVER (Jan. 29, 2014)—Diversified Foodservice Supply, Inc. (DFSI), a KRG Capital Partners Fund IV portfolio company and the parent company of other brands in the foodservice parts, supplies, equipment, and accessories distribution industry, has acquired Mill Hardware & Food Service, Inc.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (Jan. 29, 2014)—Nicholas and Company owner and president, Peter Mouskondis, was granted a special invitation to the 2014 State of the Union Address by First Lady Michelle Obama. Nicholas and Company is a 75-year-old food service distributor headquartered in Salt Lake City,...
(Jan. 23, 2014 - The Packer)—Many fast-casual restaurants are also showcasing health and wellness prominently in their marketing, and highlighting fresh produce on menus. Fast-casual concepts continue to outpace overall restaurant sales. The segment accounts for around $31 billion of the $660...
WALLACE, N.C. (Jan. 23, 2014)—Privately-owned and operated distributor Nichols Foodservice, Inc. will be closing its doors at the end ofthis quarter, according to a Star News article. The article states that J.L. Nichols, the company president, made the announcement on Tuesday. Nichols cited...
MARSHALL, MN (Jan. 16, 2014)—Trevor Bynum will join The Schwan Food Company on Jan. 27 as president of Schwan’s Food Service, Inc., bringing proven leadership, general management and marketing experience from the food industry.
SOMERSWORTH, NH (Jan. 14, 2014)—Favorite Foods was named the 2013 New England Food Service Distributor of the Year by the Griffin Report of Food Marketing. Now celebrating 26 years of business, Favorite Foods was selected by Griffin due to their dedication to independent restaurants and...
(Jan. 14, 2014 - The Packer)—With Texas economy on sound footing after rebounding from the recession, wholesalers and distributors say they have seen strong demand and even growth from foodservice. Brent Erenwert, vice president of Houston-based Brothers Produce, said his firm enjoyed record...