PRO*ACT & Distributor News

Jul 24, 2007
PRO*ACT Announces New Distributor Tarantino Foods

PRO*ACT, America’s leading fresh produce supplier to the foodservice industry announced today that Tarantino Foods, LLC, Buffalo, NY has joined the company’s distribution network.

Tarantino Foods, a second generation family run business established in 1947, operates out of a 50,000 square foot state of the art facility, distributing fresh produce and perishable foods to foodservice operators in Buffalo and Rochester, NY as well as western and southwestern NY State.

PRO*ACT provides integrated produce and perishable distribution management programs to foodservice operators across North America utilizing its expertise in sourcing, logistics, technology, and food safety and its network of over 70 distribution centers coast to coast.

Phil Tarantino, President of Tarantino Foods, stated, “PRO*ACT is an organization with resources far beyond those we hold as an independent company. They provide us access to foodservice operators under their distribution programs, their produce procurement programs with major grower/shippers, information system and food safety resources, and the ability to establish relationships with our peer distributors. We’re very excited to join this great organization.”

Lloyd Ligier, Vice President of Business Development for Pro*Act, commented, “Tarantino Foods is highly thought of in their market and we’re very happy to add them to our roster of distribution companies. Buffalo and Rochester were two of the few remaining markets where distribution coverage for our multi-unit customers was open.”

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