The new affiliates, representing more than $1 billion in overall business, include Allen Foods, Inc., St. Louis; Consolidated Companies, Inc. (CONCO), Metairie, LA; Institution Food House, Inc., Hickory, NC; and Nicholas & Co., Salt Lake City.
"As we sought continuity in the southeastern corridor previously served by PYA/Monarchnow part of U.S. Foodservicewe reevaluated other geographic areas as well," comments Tim York, Markon president. "We are still open to growth for further penetration."
Other members are Ben E. Keith Foods, Fort Worth, Texas; Bridge Brand Food Services, Ltd., Calgary, Alberta, Canada; Gordon Food Service, Inc., Grand Rapids, MI; IJ Co., Knoxville, TN; Maines Paper and Food Service, Inc., Conklin, NY; Reinhart FoodService, Inc., La Crosse, WI; Shamrock Foods Co., Phoenix, AZ; and Thoms Proestler Co., Rock Island, IL.
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