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 US Foods Announces Secondary Public Offering Of Common Stock And Concurrent Share Repurchase
by US Foods
Posted: Thursday, November 30, 2017 at 3:48PM EST

US Foods Holding Corp. today announced an offering of an aggregate of 39,955,545 shares of its common stock by investment funds associated with Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, LLC and Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P.


 Olymel Invests $8M In Its St-Jean-Sur-Richelieu Plant
by Olymel L.P.
Posted: Thursday, November 30, 2017 at 3:48PM EST

The construction of an $8 million expansion has begun at the Olymel agrifood processing plant in St-Jean-sur-Richelieu. This significant investment funds the construction of new facilities and the acquisition of new equipment for chicken boning and cooking, a new activity that will be added to the facility's existing production operations. This addition will create 40 new jobs.


 USDA Publishes School Meals Rule, Expands Options, Eases Challenges
by USDA
Posted: Thursday, November 30, 2017 at 3:48PM EST

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today provided local food service professionals the flexibility they need to serve wholesome, nutritious, and tasty meals in schools across the nation. The new School Meal Flexibility Rule, published today, makes targeted changes to standards for meals provided under USDA’s National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs, and asks customers to share their thoughts on those changes with the Department.


 C&S Wholesale Grocers Appoints Mike Duffy Chief Executive Officer
by C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc.
Posted: Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at 4:04PM EST

C&S Wholesale Grocers today announced it has appointed Mike Duffy as Chief Executive Officer, effective January 8, 2018. In this capacity, Duffy will assume leadership responsibility for C&S’s strategic development, customer satisfaction, and day-to-day operations.


 Independent Grocers Urge Senate To Protect Pass-Through Businesses In Tax Reform
by The National Grocers Association (NGA)
Posted: Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at 4:04PM EST

The National Grocers Association (NGA), the trade association representing the independent supermarket industry, and 152 state trade associations and food retailers today urged the U.S. Senate to pass comprehensive tax reform that creates a more level playing field for supermarkets operating as pass-through businesses.



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