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Gordon Food Service acquires Glazier Foods

April 7, 2014
Gordon Food Service recently acquired Glazier Foods Company, a Houston TX-based foodservice distributor.

Gordon Food Service recently acquired Glazier Foods Company, a Houston TX-based foodservice distributor.
Jim Gordon, chief executive officer of Gordon Food Service, said, “Glazier Foods is an outstanding company with a strong family heritage. Their dedication to high-quality service and customer success is an ideal fit with Gordon Food Service’s culture and commitment to customer service.”
Tony Groll, Gordon Food Service president of US distribution, said, “Glazier Foods has a strong reputation in our industry and a solid track record of growth. We welcome the Glazier family of employees to Gordon Food Service and look forward to working together to grow our business in the Southwest.”
Founded in 1936 by C R “Bob” Glazier, Glazier Foods delivers a range of food products and supplies to foodservice operators in Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Mississippi, and New Mexico, and has become a leading foodservice distributor in the Southwest.
Jim Spring, chairman of Glazier Foods, said, “The Glazier family is convinced that we could not have found a better home than Gordon Food Service, a 117-year-old family business, for our company after more than 77 years of ownership by the Glazier family. We are convinced that Gordon Food Service shares our commitments to employees and customers and that Glazier Foods will continue to grow and prosper as part of the Gordon Food Service family.”
Glazier Foods headquarters and main distribution center are in Houston, with a second distribution center in Coppell TX near Dallas. Go to for more information.
Beginning in 1897 as a simple butter-and-egg delivery service, Gordon Food Service is now North America’s largest family-controlled broadline foodservice distributor. It distributes to foodservice operators within the Midwest, Northeast, and Southeast regions of the United States and coast-to-coast in Canada. The company also operates more than 165 GFS Marketplace stores.

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