supply chain


Buyers Edge Platform acquires ArrowStream as supply chain tech heats up

The company’s 11th acquisition since 2016 adds considerable fuel to its data-driven procurement service for restaurants.


Distribution startup Cheetah buys 3 Bay Area food suppliers

Palo Alto Foods, Joseph Martin Foods and Esteson will become part of the San Francisco distributor as it eyes nationwide expansion.

The distributor says it has a confidential witness who can prove the big processors colluded on the volume of meat they processed, thereby inflating prices.

A crop failure in Mexico has created the latest supply crisis for chefs and hot sauce-seeking customers.

Smithfield Foods has agreed to settle accusations that it colluded with competitors.

The 355,000-square-foot facility has a variety of sustainability features, from its construction and design to the operations of its fleet.

Data published by consulting group AlixPartners suggests commitments aren’t aggressive enough to meet a reduction objective set by the Science Based Target initiative.

A financing initiative aims to improve the volume and price of food supplies by fostering loans of startup and growth capital.

With Congress looking to temper inflation, the National Restaurant Association has suggested it look at the fees levied on imports. The White House has already taken steps in that direction.

The Teamsters says it's ready to strike, and the distributor reports it's developing contingencies.

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