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Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) extended its 18 year relationship with Merchants Foodservice to provide food and other products for the U.S. Military in the Mississippi/Louisiana region. The agreement announced on October 3, 2014 awarded Merchants the...
WYOMING, MI (November 10, 2014)—Gordon Food Service introduced a new logo, tagline, and name for its stores as part of the evolution of its corporate brand. The most visible change is the company’s new logo. “Our previous logo was a strong symbol of our brand that has served us...
Sysco Corporation announced it reached an agreement to buy 50 percent of Pacific Star Foodservice, a foodservice distributor in Mexico whose majority equity shareholder is privately-owned Arancia, S.A. de C.V. Financial terms were not disclosed.
MONTEREY, CA (November 1, 2014)—PRO*ACT, a North American distributor of fresh produce, has promoted Casey Jarrard and hired Russ Wingo as Vice Presidents of Client Development, a new department for the national produce supply-chain management company. Led by Jarrard and Wingo, the department...
ROSEMONT, IL (November 3, 2014)—Reyes Beverage Group announced an agreement to acquire substantially all of the assets of Gold Coast Beverage Distributors, Inc. of South Florida. The transaction is anticipated to close in January. Ray Guerin, Chief Executive Officer of Reyes Beverage Group,...
GRAND RAPIDS, MI (October 27, 2014)—Gordon Food Service announced today that it will open a new distribution center in Kannapolis, North Carolina. The company signed a long-term lease agreement for a 300,000-square-foot distribution center located in Afton Ridge Business Park on Glen Afton...
(October 22, 2014 - Pacific Business News)—Honolulu-based Y. Hata & Co. Ltd., the largest locally-owned food service company in Hawaii, has acquired Koa Trading Co., a family-owned wholesale food distributor on Kauai. The acquisition is effective Jan. 12. Terms of the deal were not...
SALINAS, CA (October 20, 2014)—Distributor group Markon is welcoming Lianna Kelly as its new food safety director.
HOUSTON (October 1, 2014 - Globe Newswire)—Sysco Corporation announced that Nehl Horton has joined the company as senior vice president, chief communications and government relations officer.
PATERSON, NJ (September 26, 2014)—Kontos Foods, Inc., a manufacturer and distributor of traditional Greek and Mediterranean foods, announced that as part of its effort to grow its export business, it has increased expansion efforts in the Bahamas, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico and Bermuda,...
(September 22, 2014)—The International Foodservice Manufacturers Association (IFMA) announced the winners of the 8th Annual Distributor Awards. The prestigious awards acknowledge distributor leadership and overall excellence within the foodservice industry. The winners will be celebrated at...