UniPro Foodservice, Inc., the nations largest foodservice purchasing cooperative acquired Progressive Group Alliance LLC of Richmond, Va. for undisclosed terms from by Performance Food Group Co. Progressive Group was the subsidiary that handled purchasing for Performance Food Group, which is also known as PFG.
The result is that UniPro’s total yearly revenue will jump to about $48 billion from $31 billion. In comparison, rival Sysco has yearly revenue of about $37 billion, according to its annual report.
About UniPro Foodservice
UniPro Foodservice, Inc. is the leading foodservice distribution network in the United States. Comprising over 300 shareholder companies, each distributor is independently owned, marketing the products and services provided by UniPro Foodservice. With a collective sales volume of over $31 billion, the buying power of UniPro enables its members to receive enhanced purchasing opportunities, thereby providing better pricing and a vast array of products to their customers. In addition to marketing the most recognized national brands in the foodservice arena, UniPro members exclusively market their own private brands: CODE®, ComSource®, Nifda® and Nugget®. In 2001, UniPro launched two proprietary brands: Reflections® hot beverages and Companions® disposable cutlery and serviceware. For more information, go to www.uniprofoodservice.com.
About Performance Food Group
Through its leading family of foodservice distributors – Performance Foodservice, Vistar and PFG Customized Distribution, Performance Food Group, Inc. (PFG) delivers over 150,000 national and proprietary-branded food and food-related products to more than 150,000 independent and national chain restaurants, quick-service eateries, pizzerias, theaters, schools, hotels, health care facilities and other institutions. PFG operates one of the nation’s largest private truck fleets, as well as 67 distribution centers and 11 Merchant’s Mart locations across the United States. The company currently employs more than 12,000 people nationwide. For more information, visit www.pfgc.com.