The combination of Gold Star and Good Source will establish a new leader in specialized foodservice distribution for the K-12, corrections and other segments requiring specialized products and services.
October 7, 2019
Highview Capital, LLC, Los Angeles, acquired Gold Star Foods, Inc., an Ontario, Calif.-based food distributor to K-12 child nutrition programs.
The Frisco location will serve all QCD customers, including Chick-fil-A, Chipotle and Starbucks.
October 1, 2019
Quality Custom Distribution (QCD), a subsidiary of Golden State Foods (GSF), Irvine, Calif., announced the centralization of its corporate functions and the relocation of its headquarters to a new facility in Frisco, Texas.
J. Polep distributes fresh sandwiches, salads and grocery items to convenience store retailers.
October 1, 2019
Palm Beach Capital Fund III, L.P., West Palm Beach, Fla., announced an investment in Consumer Products Distributors, LLC (dba J. Polep Distribution Services), Chicopee, Mass., and Rachael’s Food LLC, Chicopee, Mass.
What’s more is, one in 10 U.S. adults, or roughly 20 million consumers, said that they have switched to a different food or beverage brand because it was sold in earth-friendly packaging.
September 30, 2019
Nearly 9% of adults consider the environment as a top factor when making food and beverage purchase decisions, and it’s young adults, ages 18-44 years old, who are most likely to feel this way, finds the “Health Aspirations & Behavioral Tracking Service” report from The NPD Group, Chicago.
Harbor will assume a portion of the customer base currently served by the Kent facility, including roughly 1,700 independent restaurant operators throughout 10 counties in Western Washington.
September 11, 2019
Harbor Wholesale Foods, Lacey, Wash., acquired a significant portion of Food Services of America’s (FSA) Seattle, Wash., business, including its 250,000-square-foot distribution facility in Kent, Wash.
Discover how the Rosemont, Ill.-based company’s continued efforts in developing better-for-you recipes, implementing sustainable initiatives and exercising smart distribution deem it this year’s Foodservice Distributor of the Year.
From promoting employee well-being to improving efficiency across its facilities and fleet to developing on-trend products, here’s why US Foods was named Refrigerated & Frozen Foods’ 2019 Foodservice Distributor of the Year.
The IFDA DSC is the premier annual event on the industry calendar where leaders in operations, transportation and technology gather with renowned speakers, innovators and disruptors to chart the future of foodservice distribution.
“With numerous enhancements from one-on-one networking meetings to a late-night party for some 800 attendees at the House of Blues, United Fresh 2019 lived up to the vision of a value-add trade event that was shaped by our Convention Committee,” said United Fresh Chairman Greg Corrigan, Senior Director of Produce & Floral at Raley’s Family of Fine Stores.
Check out the September 2019 edition of Refrigerated & Frozen Foods: 2019 Foodservice Distributor of the Year, cold storage construction guide, food hygiene protective clothing, AS/RS Technologies and much more!