ONTARIO, Calif. – GS Foods Group, Inc. (“GS Foods”), a leading specialized foodservice distributor owned by affiliates of Highview Capital, LLC (“Highview”) and A&M Capital Partners (“AMCP”), today announced its acquisition of Lamm Food Service, a full-line food distributor headquartered in Lafayette and broadly serving Louisiana.
With nearly 50 years of industry experience, GS Foods encompasses a family of specialized companies that provides trusted food distribution and product solutions. Leveraging its sophisticated network of facilities and expertise navigating the complexities of foodservice programs, GS Foods operates nationally across specialized segments, including K-12 education and foodservice.
“Integrating Lamm Food Service into the GS Foods family is expected to strengthen our operations and expand our footprint in the Southeast,” said Sean Leer, CEO of GS Foods. “By combining our deep industry experience with a like-minded and trusted distributor, GS Foods expects to reach even more communities in the region with high quality service and products.”
For over four decades, Lamm Food Service has been a trusted provider of exceptional service, meeting the unique needs of its diverse customer base. As a full-line food distributor, Lamm offers a wide variety of name-brand products from national manufacturers while also proudly supporting local companies that manufacture Louisiana food products.
“As a family-founded business, we take immense pride in our commitment to delivering exceptional service and high-quality foods to our customers,” said Bruce Mattingly, CEO of Lamm Food Service. “Joining forces with GS Foods, a national food distributor with a rich history and similar values, we believe will enhance our ability to meet the evolving needs of our customers while preserving the legacy we have built.”
To ensure a seamless transition for employees and customers alike, the leadership and staff of Lamm Food Service will join GS Foods and collaborate closely with the team going forward.
“We believe Lamm Food Service’s legacy in the market makes them a natural fit for GS Foods’ portfolio of leading foodservice companies,” added Steve Russell, Managing Director and Sr. Portfolio Manager at Highview Capital. “We look forward to seeing how this partnership not only expands but strengthens operations in the Southeast.”
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