US Foods opens new 500,000 square foot, LEED-certified facility in Seabrook, N.H.

New 500,000 square foot, LEED-certified facility opens to better serve customers throughout New England

Seabrook, N.H., 2015-5-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — US Foods is bringing a whole new level of convenience and value to New England area chefs and restaurateurs as it opens its newest distribution center in Seabrook, N.H.

“The new efficient and modern facility allows us to better serve our approximately 3,000 customers throughout the New England area and provides the nearly 300 employees in the location with an optimal working environment,” said John Glynn, president, Boston Division, US Foods. “We are thrilled to join the Seabrook business community and continue to bring our innovative products and business solutions to chefs, restaurant owners and foodservice operators throughout the area.”

The new 500,000 square-foot facility is LEED certified and includes a number of green enhancements, such as energy efficient lighting and a cascade refrigeration system that uses CO2 as a refrigeration fluid in place of ammonia, reducing environmental impact and increasing energy efficiency. A dedicated fleet fueling and maintenance area will further help the company operate even more efficiently.

With a unique understanding of the needs of today’s chefs and restaurateurs, US Foods takes an integrated approach to be the easiest to do business with in the industry.  Building on its more than 150 years of experience in the food and foodservice industry, the company is focused on bringing innovative products to its customers and sharing its expertise from working with more than 250,000 restaurants and foodservice operators across the country to help its New England customers realize greater business success.

US Foods vision and passion for innovation drives some of the most popular items you find on menus today and technology applications that have pioneered in the industry. To learn more about US Foods and its product offerings, visit www.usfoods.com. You can also like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and watch our chefs in action on YouTube.

About US Foods
As one of America’s great food companies and leading distributors, US Foods is Keeping Kitchens Cooking™ and making life easier for customers, including independent and multi-unit restaurants, healthcare and hospitality entities, government and educational institutions. With approximately $22 billion in annual revenue, the company offers more than 350,000 products, including high-quality, exclusive brands such as the innovative Chef’s Line®, a time-saving, chef-inspired line of scratch-quality products, and Rykoff Sexton®, a premium line of specialty ingredients sourced from around the world. The company proudly employs approximately 25,000 people in more than 60 locations nationwide. US Foods is headquartered in Rosemont, Ill., and jointly owned by affiliates of Clayton, Dubilier & Rice LLC and Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P. Discover more at www.usfoods.com.

Contact
Lisa Lecas, Manager
Corporate Communications, US Foods
Office: 847-720-8243
Lisa.Lecas@usfoods.com