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Reinhart Foodservice Acquires Food Distributor

ROSEMONT, IL, – Reinhart Foodservice, L.L.C. (Reinhart) announced today that it has entered into an agreement to acquire substantially all of the assets of American Meat Company, Inc. (American Foodservice), a broadline distributor serving nearly 1,000 accounts across the greater Kansas City metropolitan area as well as parts of Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, and Nebraska. The transaction is expected to close before the end of the year. 

Roger Accurso, President of American Foodservice, said “Since we opened our doors in 1986, we have worked diligently to meet our customers’ needs by being on the cutting edge of food service distribution. Our employees have grown accustomed to being a part of a growth company, and our customers have grown accustomed to having not only their foodservice needs of today met, but relying on us to offer what they need to grow.  Joining our operations with Reinhart enables us to continue to deliver the right offerings and opportunities for our customers.”  
 
John Roussel, Chief Executive Officer of Reinhart, said, “American Foodservice is an excellent company with tremendous management focused on providing outstanding customer service. The American Foodservice culture, as well as the proximity of its territory to the Reinhart markets, makes this acquisition a great fit for both companies. We look forward to working with the Accursos and the rest of the fine team at American Foodservice to grow the business in the New Year and beyond.”

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12/07/2012


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