Ben E. Keith Foods Announces Acquisition of Florida Food Service

Founded in 1948, Florida Food Service is headquartered in Gainesville, Florida.and serves customers in the north and center Florida. The business was owned and operated by the Islam family.

Ben E. Keith Foods will retain all current employees. Marco DiGiosia, a 25-year veteran of Ben E. Keith Foods, has been named chief executive. Marco moved to Gainesville and assumed his role with immediate effect. Former President of Florida Food Service Joel Islam will continue with the company as deputy general manager.

Moreover, the Gainesville the distribution division will be renamed Ben E. Keith Foods – Florida Division in the coming months.

About Ben E. Keith Foods
Established in Fort Worth, TX in 1906, Ben E. Keith Foods is the nation’s fifth-largest wide-range foodservice distributor and today operates with nine divisions shipping to fifteen states across the country.

For more information:
David WernerSenior Vice President, Independent Sales and Marketing
817-759-6800
[email protected]

SOURCE Ben E. Keith Society