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Five food policy issues to listen for on Tuesday

The State of the Food Movement is, as you would expect, hungry for action. There is a lot on the President’s plate: immigration, climate change, and trade, to name a few. But one important public policy issue will be served on the side of almost every major debate in 2015: Food. No president in recent […]

Gordon Food Service Announces Acquisition of Halperns’ Steak and Seafood Company

Gordon Food Service today announced that it has acquired Halperns’ Steak and Seafood Company, based in Atlanta, Georgia. Founded in 2005, Halperns’ has quickly grown to become a leading specialty distributor of high-quality meats and seafood. The company currently operates four production and distribution facilities, which are located in Atlanta, Baltimore, Orlando, and Fort Lauderdale. […]

Trend Forecast: 10 Predictions for Specialty Foods in 2015

As 2014 draws to a close, speculations begin on what’s next for the specialty food industry. The Specialty Food News team took a look at the industry today to see what’s in store for 2015. From snack bars and tea mania to fresh-food delivery and a labeling revolution, here are 10 predictions (in no particular […]

Lipari Foods Expands Specialty Offerings With Acquisition of Wisconsin-Based Soderholm Wholesale Foods

(December 30, 2014; Warren, Mich.) Lipari Foods, a leading Midwest food distributor based in Warren, Mich., has signed an agreement to acquire 100 percent of Soderholm Wholesale Foods of Sun Prairie, Wisconsin. The acquisition will expand the breadth of products available to Soderholm customers while strengthening Lipari’s portfolio of natural, organic, vegetarian and gluten-free foods […]

Gordon Food Service Expands Territory with Glazier Foods Company Acquisition

On March 31, 2014 Gordon Food Service announced the acquisition of Glazier Food Service, a Texas based foodservice distributor.  Glazier Foods Company was founded in 1936 by C.R. “Bob” Glazier as a frozen foods pioneer; today the company delivers a much larger variety of food products to many different foodservice operators. “Glazier Foods is an […]

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