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U.S. Foods Acquires Five Companies From Services Group of America

Brands are Food Services of America, Systems Services of America, Amerifresh, Ameristar Meats and GAMPAC Express

ROSEMONT, Ill. — Retail and restaurant foodservice distributor U.S. Foods has acquired five companies within the Services Group of America (SGA) Food Group for $1.8 billion.

The acquired companies are Food Services of America Inc. (FSA), Systems Services of America Inc., Amerifresh Inc., Ameristar Meats Inc. and GAMPAC Express Inc. U.S. Foods will divest three FSA distribution facilities located in Kent, Wash.; Meridian, Idaho; and Fargo, N.D.

“We are excited to finalize this transaction and enhance our overall scale and footprint in the attractive Northwest and West regions,” said Pietro Satriano, chairman and CEO of U.S. Foods. “Both companies share a strong commitment to innovation and customer service, which will enable us to bring U.S. Foods’ industry-leading product innovation and technology to SGA Food Group customers, as well as to share SGA Food Group’s unique center-of-plate, produce and logistics capabilities with U.S. Foods customers. We look forward to welcoming SGA Food Group and their talented team members to U.S. Foods.”

Earlier this month, convenience-store and restaurant foodservice distributor Harbor Wholesale Foods acquired assets from FSA, including its facility in Kent, Wash., for an undisclosed amount.

Scottsdale, Ariz.-based SGA Services Group of America provides foodservice solutions to restaurants and retailers, including broad-line distribution; systems distribution; fresh produce marketing; custom meat cutting and processing; transportation management and third-party logistics; and real estate development and management.

Based in Rosemont, Ill., U.S. Foods works with nearly 250,000 chefs, restaurateurs and retailers. The company generates approximately $23 billion in annual revenue.

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