Foodservice

4 New Distributors Join Supply Chain Alliance

Group adds members despite 'huge challenge’ of pandemic
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RICHMOND, Va. Legacy Foodservice Alliance recently welcomed Sam & Son Wholesale Group Inc., Southern Deli Provisions LLC, Athena Farms and U.S. Beef Inc. to the Richmond, Va.-based foodservice supply chain alliance.

Legacy continues to increase its southern distributor member footprint with the addition of Southern Deli Provisions, which has operations in two Florida locations: Tampa and West Palm Beach. Athena Farms and Sam & Son Wholesale Group are based in Forest Park, Ga., and Atlanta, respectively.

Legacy also adds Beltsville, M.D.-based U.S. Beef to its Mid-Atlantic member roster.

“The past 14 months have been a huge challenge, if not the greatest challenge our industry has met,” said Deb Winter, Legacy executive vice president. “To be able to attract new members in this climate is very positive and emphasizes the strength of the Legacy model. Even with the adversities we face today, independent foodservice distributors are looking for the right partners to position themselves for growth as we enter the back half of 2021 and beyond.”

Since its creation, in 2009, Legacy has been providing value and contributing to the good health and well-being of independent foodservice distributors. Legacy said it will continue to welcome new members in 2021, with a focus on filling geographic voids, building relationships and enhancing member value.

Legacy Foodservice Alliance is a national foodservice sales and marketing organization that combines the purchasing power of more than 170 distributors and 500 suppliers to bring the best products at the best prices to its members.

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