CARLSBAD, Ca. and RICHMOND, Va., Dec. 23, 2014 -
GoodSource Solutions, a national specialty foodservice distributor, has acquired Dori Foods, a member of Frosty Acres Brands. The combined companies create a strong national distribution platform, offering greater value and product selection for existing and new customers. GoodSource is a portfolio company of Evergreen Pacific Partners.
This acquisition gives GoodSource additional scale in the education sector and a stronger East Coast distribution network. Dori Foods now has access to a wider selection of products, such as Tools for Schools® branded items – designed to meet or exceed child nutrition program requirements. Together, GoodSource and Dori Foods will immediately begin expanding product assortment and optimize logistics to better serve customers.
Rich Friedlen, President and Chief Executive Officer of GoodSource, said, “We are excited to add Dori Foods to the GoodSource family. They have a long-standing history as a specialty distributor and we are pleased to have an expanded East Coast presence in the specialty foodservice distribution arena to better serve many of our existing customers.”
Frank Baum, president of Dori Foods, said, “Joining these two great companies will help our customers receive better products and service and create additional opportunities for our employees, suppliers and customers. GoodSource is the industry leader serving value focused institutional markets and we are eager to grow with them in the future.” Dori Foods President, Frank Baum, will maintain his position.
About Dori Foods
Dori Foods is a specialty foodservice distributor servicing Schools, Corrections and Non-Profit markets in Virginia and Maryland. Headquartered in Richmond, VA, Dori was founded in 1979 by Lewis Baum and has been owned and operated by President Frank Baum.
About Good Source Solutions
GoodSource Solutions is a specialty foodservice distributor servicing a variety of markets such as Corrections, Schools, Healthcare, Non-Profits, Colleges and Universities. Good Source has warehouses distributing food and non-food products throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico. GoodSource also owns Northwest Distribution, a distributor servicing schools in the Pacific Northwest region, located in Emmett, ID, as well as Harvest Farms, a USDA and FDA approved manufacturing facility, located in Lancaster, CA. GoodSource Solutions is headquartered in Carlsbad, CA and is a portfolio company of Evergreen Pacific.