US Foodservice acquires Nino's Wholesale operations

Oct. 28, 2010
US Foodservice has acquired key operating assets of Nino’s Wholesale, a leading Italian foods distributor to pizzerias, fine Italian restaurants, and gourmet shops in South Florida since 1975.

US Foodservice has acquired key operating assets of Nino’s Wholesale, a leading Italian foods distributor to pizzerias, fine Italian restaurants, and gourmet shops in South Florida since 1975.

Ron White, division president, US Foodservice–South Floridam, said, “US Foodservice customers will have access to Nino’s unique line of Italian specialty products, while Nino’s customers can choose from more than 12,000 additional US Foodservice products.”

Keith Campbell, region president of US Foodservice, Florida, said the acquisition will expand the customer base in the state. “We are very pleased to welcome Anthony DiFede, formerly president of Nino’s Wholesale, who is joining the US Foodservice team,” he said.

Nino’s Wholesale operations will relocate from Hallandale FL and be integrated into the recently expanded, state-of-the-art US Foodservice–South Florida distribution center in Boca Raton FL.

US Foodservice offers more than 43,000 national, private label, and signature brand items and an array of services to its more than 250,000 customers. The company has 25,000 employees in more than 60 locations nationwide. Headquartered in Rosemont IL, it is jointly owned by funds managed by Clayton, Dubilier & Rice LLC and Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. Visit www.usfoodservice.com to learn more.

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