Gordon Food Service acquires Macgregors Meat & Seafood Ltd.
Gordon Food Service announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Macgregors Meat & Seafood Ltd., a Canadian supplier to foodservice, retail, and private label customers.
“We are excited to welcome Macgregors employees and its brands to the Gordon Food Service family,” said Rich Wolowski, President and CEO, Gordon Food Service. “Macgregors is among the most respected in the marketplace and like Gordon Food Service, Macgregors operates with a people-focused culture. We expect our cultural similarities will make for a smooth transition for both our customers and employees.”
Macgregors’s brand partnerships include Certified Angus Beef, 44th Street, Niman Ranch and Jail Island Salmon.
“As our family contemplated Macgregors’ future strategic direction in the Canadian foodservice and retail landscape, we identified key important factors in selling the business,” said Duncan Macgregor Jr., President and General Manager, Macgregors. “This included shared values, vision, passion for the business, and seamless opportunity for our staff. We’ve come to respect and admire the similarities with the Gordon family and anticipate an exciting future as part of the Gordon Food Service group of Specialty Companies.”