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Gordon Food Service’s secret weapon

His name is Chef Gerry Ludwig, and his job is knowing what America wants to eat.

August 14, 2015
Food trends and fads come and go on a broad scale, so for a major business in the North American food industry, it pays to know what people want on the menu in the near future. Read More

Veteran Explorers Program expands beyond health care

Program includes three 10-week rotations to learn variety of job skills.

May 8, 2015
A training and career development program for veterans has expanded this year to include opportunities in Kent, Ottawa and Montcalm counties through collaborative employer partnerships. Read More

Street Talk: A nasty game of chicken

Protect and serve.

March 20, 2015
Gordon Food Service, the Wyoming company that may be the largest privately held food service distributor in the U.S., was the target of a media moment staged in Grand Rapids last week by an animal rights group. Read More

New look at Gordon Food Service and another acquisition

GFS buys another food company while industry watches Sysco/U.S. Foods merger.

February 6, 2015
New signs for a re-brand were going up in January at Gordon Food Service Store locations in the Grand Rapids region, even as the $10 billion-plus Grand Rapids-based food service company was making another acquisition: Halperns’ Steak and Seafood Co. based in Atlanta. Read More

Gordon Food Service corporate branding gets a remodel

GFS has a new logo, store name and art on its trucks.

November 28, 2014
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) After 115 years in business and with a multi-billion dollar business network in the U.S. and Canada, Gordon Food Service has decided to make major changes in its corporate branding identity. Read More

Food distributor expands territory

April 4, 2014
A local food distributor is expanding into the Southwest U.S. by acquiring a longtime distributor in Texas. Read More

Gordon Food Service not surprised by Sysco merger

December 13, 2013
The giant merger between Sysco and US Foods that had the business world buzzing last week was not unexpected by officials at Wyoming-based Gordon Food Service. Read More

Gordon Food Service to celebrate one year in new headquarters

August 16, 2013
It’s been nearly a year since Gordon Food Service opened its new headquarters at 1300 Gezon Parkway SW in Wyoming, and Wyoming City Manager Curtis Holt said the company is impacting the city daily with its investments and its employment of residents. Read More