Shamrock Foods, Phoenix, Ariz., purchased Dee’s FoodService, El Paso, Texas. The transaction further extends Shamrock Foods’ reach, product offerings and ability to bring new solutions to customers as a go-to foodservice resource.

“Shamrock Foods is continuously evaluating opportunities to grow and expand our presence, particularly in New Mexico and West Texas,” says John Roussel, chief operating officer of Shamrock Foods. “Dee’s FoodService is a strong complementary addition to Shamrock Foods, and will help us further build our business and expand our footprint.”

Shamrock Foods is the parent company of Shamrock Farms, a family-owned and operated dairy. Both Shamrock Foods and Dee’s FoodService share common roots, as each began as a family-owned and operated dairy and expanded into foodservice. Dee’s exemplary dedication to service and high-quality product offerings align with Shamrock Foods’ commitment to quality products, its associates and the communities it serves.

Shamrock Foods carries a comprehensive portfolio of products, including national and exclusive brands of fresh meat and seafood, produce, dairy, dry and frozen groceries, beverages, equipment and supplies.

Effective immediately, Shamrock Foods will assume responsibility for Dee’s FoodService customers.

Dee’s FoodService employs more than 30 people.