U.S. Foodservice: Full-Line Grocery Wholesalers

U.S. Foodservice – Large broadline foodservice distributor. Markets and distributes food and related products nationwide. Corporate offices located in Columbia, Maryland.

U.S. Foodservice – Large broadline foodservice distributor. Markets and distributes food and related products nationwide. Corporate offices located in Columbia, Maryland.


U.S. Foodservice, based in Rosemont, Illinois, is the second largest broadline foodservice distributor in the United States. Only Sysco Corporation is larger. The company distributes food and related products to over 250,000 customers, including restaurants, healthcare facilities, lodging establishments, cafeterias, schools and colleges. U.S. Foodservice markets and distributes more than 43,000 national, private label, and signature brand items and employs more than 29,500 foodservice professionals. U.S. Foodservice also competes with Edward Don and Company.

U.S. Foodservice is currently a private company jointly owned by Clayton, Dubilier & Rice and Kohlberg Kravis Roberts after being sold by former parent Royal Ahold in mid-2007

.S. Foodservice’s® roots go back a long way…more than 150 years. Through acquisition and organic growth, we’ve steadily built upon our greatest asset—our people. They are our equity…they are our prized inventory.


U.S. Foodservice® is a federation of extraordinarily diverse and talented people. Their talents have been blended together to create a team capable of catering to any need. Currently, we are one of only two national broadline distributors operating in the multibillion-dollar foodservice industry.

Together we—

• Provide food and related products and services to more than 250,000 customers, including restaurants, hospitals, hotels, schools and governmental operations.
• Employ more than 26,000 associates and operate more than 60 distribution centers.
• Offer more than 300,000 fresh, frozen, dry and nonfood products from every major national brand and a robust offering of exclusive brands of our own.

U.S. Foodservice Company Description – A lot of food services in the US would suffer without this company. U.S. Foodservice is the #2 foodservice supplier in the country (behind SYSCO), serving some 250,000 customers from more than 70 distribution facilities. The company supplies restaurants, hotels, school, and other foodservice operators with a wide variety of food products, including canned and dry foods, meats, frozen foods, and seafood. It also distributes kitchen equipment and cleaning supplies among other non-food supplies. U.S. Foodservice distributes both national brand products and its own private labels. Tracing its roots to 1853, the company is owned by private equity firms KKR & Co. and Clayton, Dubilier & Rice.

Contact us by phone toll free at 1-877-583-9659.