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Distributors

Santucci Associates Inc.

Santucci Associates started business in 1959 as a nut and dried fruit broker, and formed the Specialty Food division in 1964. It introduced specialty foods and confectionery products to department stores...
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Russo’s

Michael “Tony” Russo recalls a time when, as a child helping out in his father’s produce distribution business, he had collected 20 cases of asparagus from a supplier and brought them back to his...
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ITW Food Equipment Group

ITW Food Equipment Group is ready to assist customers with equipment solutions or product services with 55 sales, service and manufacturing locations in 23 countries and 9,000 employees. The $2.2 billion...
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Horizon Bradco

Horizon Bradco is nearing its 30-year anniversary, and it is well known in the foodservice and baking industries as a quality food equipment solutions and service provider. The company has earned this...
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Campbellford Wholesale Co.

Campbellford Wholesale is willing to do whatever it takes to please its customers, whether they’re located in the company’s home province of Ontario, Canada, or on the other side of the world in...
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Restaurants

Taziki’s Cafe

Keith Richards has come a long way from frying chicken, slicing tomatoes and making salad when he was 18 years old working for a café in the local Kmart. After opening his first restaurant in 1998,...
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Royal Sonesta Boston

For Royal Sonesta Boston, food service is not just an incidental part of its offerings – it’s one of the most important components of the overall experience it provides to guests. “We focus on...
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Premier Restaurant Equipment Co.

A restaurant or other foodservice environment could have the best recipes around, but that wouldn’t mean as much if its chefs and cooks have to stumble their way through an inefficiently designed kitchen....
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Dick’s Last Resort

It’s much easier to count the number of years Dick’s Last Resort has been in business – 30 – than it would be to calculate the number of jokes made, napkins thrown, silly party hats worn or laughs...
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Carib Brewery Ltd.

In tropical climates, there is nothing quite as refreshing as an ice-cold lager beer. With that in mind, Carib Brewery Ltd. produces two of the major brands in the market – Stag and Carib Lager. “Our...
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Columns

Social Media

Take any and all opportunities to ask 16-year-olds what they’re currently using in social media. Depending on their interests and taste, their answers will obviously vary, but the conversation will...
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New Uses

Consumers are changing the way they use restaurants and a night out does not always mean a typical full-service, casual dining experience anymore. P.F. Chang’s China Bistro Inc. is responding to the...
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Foam Fiasco

Polystyrene foodservice packaging – you know, the stuff we drink our morning coffee out of and what our food comes in when we order takeout – accounts for about 0.4 percent, by weight, of the total...
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Intellectual Property

Some say that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, but when it comes to your food or beverage brand, copycat names are not a compliment. Thankfully, intellectual property (IP) laws in the United...
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NRA Show 2015

The food and beverage industry’s most anticipated four-day event comes to Chicago next month when industry leaders and world-renowned chefs come together for the annual National Restaurant Association...
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Special Focus

AnestasiA Vodka - A New Sensation

Although Mamontova respects the traditions of her family and others who have gone before her, she has very different ideas when it comes to the drink. “Looking at the market for vodka, I knew there was...
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Wisynco

When Wisynco start­ed in the beverage business, it was focused on bringing the world to Jamaica. Today, the company has expanded that mission by bringing Jamaica to the world.
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TraFon Group

TraFon Group has grown in a relatively short period of time to become the largest distributor of frozen and refrigerated food products in the Caribbean. The Puerto Nuevo, Puerto Rico-based company was...
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Payco Foods Corp.

There aren’t many places on Earth that get as hot as the Caribbean,which makes a cool treat all the more important. Puerto Rico-based Payco Foods Corp. knows that better than anyone, according to CEO...
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McDonald’s

McDonald’s sells millions of sandwiches each day. Consumers are handed their food in a paper bag – the food goes down the hatch, the paper in the trash. The customers might have a general end-user...
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Producers

Star International Holdings Inc.

After more than 90 years, Star International Holdings Inc. stands as a leader in its industry, President Brian Kearins says. “We are known for our technology, innovativeness and value to our customer,”...
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Profile Food Ingredients

By keeping its operations under one roof, Profile Food Ingredients (PFI) can keep things efficient for its customers, CEO Ted Benic says. For instance, when making decisions, “We don’t have to call...
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Campofrio Food Group America

European cooking is steeped in tradition, and so anyone anywhere who wants to cook a meal based on European traditions would do well to find ingredients that are made to the most authentic standards....
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Whitlock Packaging

As a “fairly large company with a small company feel,” Whitlock Packaging remains dedicated to the needs of its customers, explains Mike Guidry, vice president of business development. Whitlock Packaging...
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Whaley Foodservice Inc.

When restaurants need a replacement part quickly, they can rely on Whaley Parts & Supply. “If you’re in Sacramento, Calif., and you want a thermostat, we guarantee you’ll have it in two days,”...
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Retailers

Sonoma Design, Apparel and Promotions

Sonoma Design, Apparel and Promotions found its niche designing top-of-the-line apparel and accessories in Northern California’s wine country using state-of-the-art engineering techniques.  The Santa...
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Shady Maple Farm Market

Shady Maple Farm Market is known throughout Pennsylvania for its smorgasbord, which features 200 feet of authentic Pennsylvania Dutch cooking. Giving customers as much as they want isn’t restricted...
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Roadtown Wholesale Trading - RiteWay Food Markets

Overseeing wholesale and retail operations in an island environment can be a daunting task. But for Roadtown  Wholesale Trading and RiteWay Food Markets, the organization has decades of experience in...
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Pic-n-Pac Convenience Stores

After 50 years, Pic-n-Pac Convenience Stores remains successful by making smart decisions, Director of Operations Phil Wuest says. “The company’s strength has to be our main focus,” he says. Pic-n-Pac’s...
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Pete’s Fresh Market

Already thriving in working-class Chicagoland neighborhoods, Pete’s Fresh Market is opening several new grocery stores. “We are a Chicago-based independent grocery company with 10 stores,” Executive...
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