The Chefs’ Warehouse, a distributor of specialty food products, has acquired select assets of Harris Seafood to accelerate its expansion in the southeast of the US.
Based in Orlando, Florida, Harris Seafood supplies wholesale and retail customers with a range of seafood products.
The Chefs’ Warehouse distributes more than 55,000 products to customers in the US and Canada, including restaurants, hotels, schools, bakeries and specialty food stores.
“The Chefs’ Warehouse…epitomise[s] what we are known for in the industry: consistent high quality, impeccable service, and fair pricing,” said Harris Woodsby, founder of Harris Seafood.
“I look forward to helping Chefs’ Warehouse grow the seafood category in the southeast and beyond.”
Christopher Pappas, chairman and CEO of The Chefs’ Warehouse, said: “This acquisition gives The Chefs’ Warehouse a platform on which to accelerate the growth of our seafood category in Orlando and south Florida.
“We look forward to leveraging Harris Seafood’s local sourcing relationships and category expertise to offer the market the highest quality seafood. For 35 years we have prided ourselves in supplying the world’s greatest ingredients to North America’s best chefs; this acquisition deepens this commitment.”
The financial terms of the transaction have not been disclosed.
Leat year, The Chefs’ Warehouse acquired protein product manufacturer and supplier Bassian Farms for an undisclosed sum.
© FoodBev Media Ltd 2019