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Distributors

Sodexo Colombia

Founded in 1966, Sodexo is widely recognized as one of the world’s largest foodservice and facilities management businesses. However, the French multinational company has made huge strides in recent...
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Russo’s

Michael “Tony” Russo recalls a time when, as a child helping out in his father’s produce distribution business, he had collected 20 cases of asparagus from a supplier and brought them back to his...
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Palmetto Foodservice

Palmetto Foodservice President Peter Landskroener acknowledges the major challenges his company faces as an exporter in the food industry. “Right now, we’re eating a large dose of humble pie every...
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The Nutrition Group

Forty years ago, The Nutrition Group began as a relatively small company that provided meals for summer camps, senior congregate dining programs and a few school districts in Pennsylvania. Today, the...
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FLUID

As a new venture for spirits industry veterans, branding, experiential marketing and consulting company FLUID prides itself on its entrepreneurial spirit. CEO Guillermo Rodriguez seeks out team members...
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Restaurants

University of New Hampshire Dining

University students sometimes have difficulty planning ahead. Their meal plan is to eat. But at the University of New Hampshire in Durham, nearly 11,000 out of approximately 13,500 students – 80 percent...
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Texas Tech University Hospitality Services

Fifteen years ago, Texas Tech University decided to transform the way it fed students by discontinuing the traditional all-you-can-eat, cafeteria-style format in favor of a retail, al la carte system....
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Pic-n-Pac Convenience Stores

After 50 years, Pic-n-Pac Convenience Stores remains successful by making smart decisions, Director of Operations Phil Wuest says. “The company’s strength has to be our main focus,” he says. Pic-n-Pac’s...
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Killer Shrimp LLC

For nearly 30 years, Killer Shrimp LLC has kept customers coming back with its mix of unique dishes and a special environment, CEO Kevin Michaels says. “It’s really the Killer Shrimp, the vibe and...
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HuHot Mongolian Grills LLC/NuHu Mongolian Express

There are multiple Mongolian grill chains, but HuHot Mongolian Grills LLC sets itself apart with its efficiency. “There are very few, full-service casual concepts where within five minutes you’re...
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Social Media

The top social platforms are going after video in a big way. In social media, it used to be all about the photos. For years, “images are king” was the prevailing content strategy for brands in social.  Brands...
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University Dining

At an estimated 76 million strong and comprising of approximately 33 percent of the U.S. workforce, millennial workers are experiencing some less-than-desirable labels and stereotypes from their more...
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Franchise Agreements

Whether a franchisee or franchisor, when starting such a partnership both parties are generally committed to a long-term and fruitful business relationship. But while focusing on getting the business...
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Generically Positive

You know those composite photos where they take a dozen or so pictures of people from a certain geography and use computers to blend all the faces together and what results is an “average face,”...
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Innovate

Ardent Mills literally drives innovation to its customers with the Mobile Innovation Center – a fully functional bakery, culinary kitchen and meeting space designed to deliver onsite culinary and R&D...
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Special Focus

AnestasiA Vodka - A New Sensation

Although Mamontova respects the traditions of her family and others who have gone before her, she has very different ideas when it comes to the drink. “Looking at the market for vodka, I knew there was...
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Wisynco

When Wisynco start­ed in the beverage business, it was focused on bringing the world to Jamaica. Today, the company has expanded that mission by bringing Jamaica to the world.
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TraFon Group

TraFon Group has grown in a relatively short period of time to become the largest distributor of frozen and refrigerated food products in the Caribbean. The Puerto Nuevo, Puerto Rico-based company was...
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Payco Foods Corp.

There aren’t many places on Earth that get as hot as the Caribbean,which makes a cool treat all the more important. Puerto Rico-based Payco Foods Corp. knows that better than anyone, according to CEO...
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McDonald’s

McDonald’s sells millions of sandwiches each day. Consumers are handed their food in a paper bag – the food goes down the hatch, the paper in the trash. The customers might have a general end-user...
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Producers

F. X. Matt Brewing Co.

The Matt family has been brewing beer in Utica, N.Y., since 1888. Now in its fourth generation of family ownership and management, the F. X. Matt Brewing Co. is one of the oldest family owned breweries...
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Rembrandt Foods

Dave Rettig and his father, Darrel Rettig, started Rembrandt Foods 15 years ago, more than a decade after the younger Rettig developed the business plan for the egg production business. “It took 10...
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Nothing Bundt Cakes

Many companies strive to sell products with a great taste, but Nothing Bundt Cakes also sets out to give consumers the feeling of home. Based in Las Vegas, the company produces a variety of bundt cakes...
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Mr. Green Tea Ice Cream

For many years, Mr. Green Tea Ice Cream packaged its frozen desserts in the same kind of unidentifiable 2.5-gallon cardboard container its competitors used. The company sold directly to restaurants in...
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Mickey Bearman Co.

Mickey Bearman has a history of positioning foodservice distribution companies for success since the late 1960s, and that tradition continues today with the Mickey Bearman Co. Thanks to the reputation...
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Retailers

Unidine

When Unidine developed its Fresh Food Pledge the dining management company had to think about what “fresh food” really was. Other businesses may stretch the definition, but for Unidine Founder and...
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Remke Markets

Cincinnati has always been a beer town. In the 1890s, Cincinnatians consumed 40 gallons of beer per capita, two-and-a-half times the national average of 16 gallons, and the town was once called the “beer...
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Sonoma Design, Apparel and Promotions

Sonoma Design, Apparel and Promotions found its niche designing top-of-the-line apparel and accessories in Northern California’s wine country using state-of-the-art engineering techniques.  The Santa...
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Shady Maple Farm Market

Shady Maple Farm Market is known throughout Pennsylvania for its smorgasbord, which features 200 feet of authentic Pennsylvania Dutch cooking. Giving customers as much as they want isn’t restricted...
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Roadtown Wholesale Trading - RiteWay Food Markets

Overseeing wholesale and retail operations in an island environment can be a daunting task. But for Roadtown  Wholesale Trading and RiteWay Food Markets, the organization has decades of experience in...
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