News & Events
Gordon Food Service is pleased to announce the 2016 North American recipients of the Vendor Involvement Process (VIP) supplier awards. Comprised of four distinct categories of recognition, the VIP awards honor and celebrate Gordon Food Service’s supplier partners for excellence in service and strategic alignment, supply chain and customer relationship metrics, vision and branding, and commitment to inclusiveness and diversity.
Gordon Food Service announced today that Rich Wolowski, President and Chief Operating Officer, will succeed Jim Gordon as Chief Executive Officer, effective November 1, 2016. At that time, Wolowski will also join the Company's Board of Directors.
Gordon Food Service today announced it has appointed Kara Gordon Warren to the Company's Board of Directors. Kara will be the first member of the fifth generation of the Gordon family to join the Board of Directors. Her service on the Board will begin in October 2016.
Gordon Food Service announced today it has appointed Brent Chrite to the Company’s Board of Directors. He will join the Board effective October 1, 2016.
Trophy Nut Company is voluntarily recalling Honey Roasted Peanuts because the product may be contaminated with undeclared pecans. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to tree nuts run the risk of a serious or life threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
The Father’s Table is voluntarily recalling a small quantity of baked products containing Grain Craft flour because the flour may contain low levels of undeclared peanut residue. The recall is effective immediately.
Kellogg Company of Battle Creek, MI is voluntarily recalling certain varieties and limited dates of production of Mother’s®, Keebler®, Kellogg’s® Special K® brownies, Murray® and Famous Amos® snacks and cookies because they may contain undeclared peanut residue. Kellogg initiated the recall after its supplier, Grain Craft, recalled wheat flour that has the potential to contain low levels of peanut residue.
Kashi Company of Solana Beach, California is expanding its previously announced voluntary recall to include two varieties of Kashi® brand snack bars because they contain ingredients made from sunflower seeds distributed by its supplier, SunOpta, which have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. SunOpta expanded the scope of impacted products after Kashi initially announced its recall in the United States on May 31.
Ajinomoto Windsor, Inc. is voluntarily recalling various Not-Ready-To Eat frozen food items due to the potential for these products to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. This voluntary action is being undertaken in cooperation with the United States Department of Agriculture and the US Food and Drug Administration because the recalled products contain vegetables that are part of the recent CRF Frozen Foods recall.
Gordon Food Service today celebrated the grand opening of its 300,000-square-foot distribution center in Kannapolis, North Carolina, 27 miles northeast of Charlotte. Attending the event were North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory, Kannapolis Mayor Darrell Hinnant, Gordon Food Service CEO Jim Gordon, Gordon Food Service Carolinas Division General Manager Mike Sprenger, and Gordon Food Service President of U.S. Distribution Scott Nicholson.