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Key Impact Acquires Rainbow Sales & marketing

Key Impact Sales & Systems, Inc. announced the acquisition of Rainbow Sales & Marketing, the premier foodservice and retail broker in Hawaii. With this acquisition, KeyImpact now covers the entire contiguous United States, Alaska, and Hawaii. This deal marks KeyImpact's second major acquisition in 2019. RSM, located in Honolulu, Hawaii, was founded in 1968 and is currently owned by John Schilf. John...
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Joseph M. Wells III Passes

Career with Homer Laughlin began in 1963, continued until his death

The Homer Laughlin China Company invites the foodservice industry to say goodbye to its former president and CEO, and, most recently, chairman of the board, Joseph M. Wells III, who passed away March 12, 2019 at the age of 77. Wells began his career at The Homer...
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James Beard Foundation Announces 2019 Nominees

The James Beard Foundation is proud to announce the nominees for the 2019 James Beard Awards. The nominees were announced today during a press conference and breakfast at Hugo’s by Hugo Ortega in Houston, co-hosted by Clare Reichenbach, CEO of the James Beard Foundation, and David Mincberg, chairman of Houston First. Mincberg represented Houston at the...
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Hunger Relief Agencies in 14 States Receive $1.8 Million in Support from Tyson Foods

Community Grants to Address Food Insecurity through Mobile Pantries, Backpack Programs and Increased Capacity Building As part of Tyson Foods'  ongoing efforts to address food insecurity in its communities, the company announced last month $1.8 million in new hunger relief grants. Twenty Feeding America member food banks and other community hunger relief agencies in 14 states were...
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