ONTARIO, CA – GS Foods Group, Inc. (“GS Foods”), a leading specialized food distributor owned by affiliates of Highview Capital, LLC (“Highview”) and A&M Capital Partners (“AMCP”), today announced the opening of a new distribution center in Houston, Texas. The facility will serve school districts throughout the state – providing healthy, fresh meals to millions of students each week.
Headquartered in California, GS Foods encompasses a family of specialized foodservice distribution companies including Gold Star Foods, one of the nation’s largest school nutrition providers serving 2,040 K-12 school districts nationwide to provide meals to 8.7 million students per day – more than 25% of the school lunch population. Through its new facility in Houston, Gold Star Foods will leverage its industry expertise, diverse supplier relationships and deep understanding of the policies and programs that guide school nutrition to serve Texas school districts.
“GS Foods continues to expand our operations to meet the needs of students and school districts – and we are proud to extend our footprint to Texas today,” said Sean Leer, CEO, GS Foods. “As one of the leading specialty distributors nationwide, we look forward to collaborating with the state’s school nutrition professionals and coordinators to provide millions of students with access to the fresh, healthy and reliable meals that they depend on each day.”
The establishment of GS Foods’ Texas facility follows the opening of two distribution centers in Oregon and Colorado last year. GS Foods now has distribution centers in 10 states including California, Arizona, Nevada, Idaho, Oregon, Maryland, Virginia, Louisiana and Colorado.