HATBORO, PA (September 20, 2012)—Benjamin Foods has announced that Brian Polter has joined the company as Director of Purchasing.
Polter has extensive experience in food purchasing and management. Prior to joining Benjamin Foods, he was Director of Purchasing at Stanley Marvel, Inc., a wholesale food distributor, for 17 years. Prior to that, he spent 10 years at Fisfis Food Service as Purchasing Manager. Early in his career, he was Manager at a Shop n Bag Food Market in Philadelphia for 13 years.
"Brian’s knowledge of marketing programs and vendor relations will help us grow our purchasing department and build upon its foundation. We are excited to have him on board.” said Howard Klayman, President and CEO of Benjamin Foods.
A Philadelphia native, Polter has a degree in Applied Science from Camden County College and earned a Purchasing Certification from Penn State University.
Based in Hatboro, PA, Benjamin Foods has recently undergone a transformation into a 125,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art distribution center. Benjamin Foods has quickly grown from its origins in institutional food service to a respected broadline supplier. In addition, a full-offering cash-and-carry store for home or business customers opened on-premise last year.
Benjamin Foods Restaurant Superstore provides local foodservice operators and the public with brand name food and restaurant supplies. Founded in 2006, Benjamin Foods is a broadline food distributor that serves public and private foodservice clients and government agencies with canned and dry goods, frozen foods, meats, seafood, cheeses, produce, and non-foods including equipment and supplies throughout the United States.