Performance Food Group acquires Ledyard Company

Dec. 14, 2010
Performance Food Group Company has announced the acquisition of Ledyard Co, a broadline foodservice distribution company based in Santa Cruz CA.

Performance Food Group Company has announced the acquisition of Ledyard Co, a broadline foodservice distribution company based in Santa Cruz CA.

Ledyard Co was established in 1929 as a local distributor of food, equipment, and supplies to restaurants and institutions in Central and Northern California. The company provides a complete line of frozen and refrigerated foods, produce and dairy, grocery, janitorial and chemical products, smallwares and tabletop items. Ledyard Co has approximately 100 employees. It will become one of the Performance Food Group broadline distribution operating companies and will be referred to as “Performance Foodservice–Ledyard.”.

George Holm, president and chief executive officer of Performance Food Group, said, “We are pleased to be able to add the Ledyard organization into our family of companies. The addition of Ledyard will allow us to increase our presence on the West Coast. This acquisition brings great opportunities for both organizations.”

Performance Food Group Co is the parent company of a family of foodservice distributors: Performance Foodservice, Vistar, and PFG Customized Distribution. Through these three segments, it delivers more than 94,000 national and proprietary branded food and food-related products to more than 115,000 independent and national chain restaurants, quick-service eateries, pizzerias, theaters, schools, hotels, healthcare facilities, and other institutions via its 65 distribution centers and 12 Merchant’s Mart locations across the United States.

For more information, visit www.pfgc.com.

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