US Foods Partners With Vertical Farming Innovator Kalera to Expand Its Local and Sustainable Fresh Produce Portfolio

May 18, 2022 US Foods

US Foods Holding Corp. announced a strategic agreement with Kalera®, one of the world’s leading hydroponic indoor vertical farming companies. This is US Foods’ largest vertical farming relationship to date. The agreement underscores US Foods’ commitment to bringing foodservice operators a broad assortment of high-quality produce, year-round. It will also expand the portfolio of local farms that US Foods is sourcing from in various markets in support of its growing Serve Local program.

International Food Distributor Joins Golbon

May 18, 2022 Golbon

Golbon expands their membership internationally with the signing of Tropical Foods, LLC, who services customers from South America to Asia.

Lipari Foods Acquires New York Based Deli-Boy and Big Apple

May 18, 2022 MediaNews Group

Lipari Foods, a specialty food distributor based in Warren, has reached an agreement to acquire New York-based Deli-Boy and it’s subsidiary, Big Apple, which will expand Lipari’s distribution footprint through Pennsylvania, Virginia, New Jersey, Maryland, Masschusetts, North Carolina, Connecticut and New York.

Toast and US Foods Renew Strategic Partnership to Help Restaurants Streamline Operations and Thrive

May 17, 2022 US Foods

Toast, the all-in-one digital platform purpose-built for the entire restaurant community, announced the renewal of its strategic partnership with US Foods (NYSE: USFD), a leading foodservice distributor that works with approximately 250,000 restaurants and foodservice operators across the US.

Eco-Products Introduces New Compostable Sandwich Wrap

May 17, 2022 Eco-Products

With more restaurants seeking carryout and delivery options, Eco-Products® is introducing a new compostable wrap that is ideal for swaddling sandwiches, snacks and more.