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Ticker: Private
Employees: 15,000
Fiscal Year Ends in N/A

Phone: 616-530-7000
Fax: 616-717-7600
Address: 1300 Gezon Pkwy. SW
Wyoming, MI 49509 United States

Types Of Business
Industry Ranks

Industry NAICS code: 424420

Food Distribution
Restaurant Wholesale
Bulk Food Stores
1. UniPro Foodservice Inc60,000,000,000
2. SYSCO Corp48,680,750,000
3. C&S Wholesale Grocers Inc26,200,000,000
4. Danone25,560,840,000
5. Reyes Holdings LLC23,500,000,000
6. US Foods Inc23,127,000,000
7. Performance Food Group Company15,270,000,000
8. Gordon Food Service Inc12,000,000,000
9. Core-Mark Holding Company Inc11,069,400,000
10. Nippon Meat Packers Inc11,055,730,000
Contacts Description

Jim GordonCEO
Jeff MaddoxCFO
Dan GordonChmn.
Tony GrollPres., U.S. Distribution
Gordon Food Service, Inc. (GFS), owned and operated by the Gordon family, is a food distributor serving schools, restaurants and other institutions in the U.S. and throughout Canada. The firm offers GFS and nationally branded specialty and exclusive products, including meat, poultry, seafood, canned foods, frozen foods, produce, dairy, beverages, tabletop items and equipment, disposables, cleaning supplies and chemicals. The company has several proprietary brands, including GFS, Gordon Signature (premium products), Brickman’s (premium meats and cheeses), Premium Angus Beef (steaks, patties and whole muscle cuts), Hearthstone (a line of ready-to-serve canned entrees), Pepper Mill (salad dressings and sauces), Mosaic International Coffee, Trade East Spices & Seasonings and Markon (fresh fruits and vegetables). GFS has operations in Michigan, Illinois, Missouri, Tennessee, Kentucky, Ohio, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida and throughout Canada. In addition, the company sells foodservice items in bulk through approximately 170 GFS Marketplace stores in 10 states. In 2014, the firm acquired Houston-based foodservice distributor Glazier Foods Company. In January 2015, GFS acquired Halpern’s Steak and Seafood Company, a leading specialty distributor of high-quality meats and seafood.

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Brands, Divisions and Affiliates Top Salaries
Mosaic International Coffee
Pepper Mill
Trade East Spices & Seasonings
Premium Angus Beef
Gordon Signature
Glazier Foods Company
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Employees of the firm receive benefits including medical, dental, vision and prescription insurance; vacation time; a 401(k); flexible spending accounts; an employee assistance program; life insurance; a wellness program; and short- and supplemental long-term disability coverage.

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