ROSEMONT, Ill. –
March 6, 2017
– US Foodstoday announced that it hasagreed to acquireSRA Foods, a meat processor and distributor in Birmingham, Ala., with annual sales of approximately $80 million.
Family owned since 1940, SRA started out as a butcher shop in Birmingham. Today, SRA Foods occupies a nearly 70,000 square foot facility, runs a fleet of nearly 20 trucks and features a product line of more than 1,000 distinct items. With a large population of BBQ and meat-centric restaurants throughout the South, this acquisition will help strengthen US Foods’ center-of-the-plate offerings to its customers throughout the region.
“TheAnselmofamilyhas built an incredible reputation for providing only thehighest quality meats to more than 1,000 customers throughout the Birmingham area,” saidDavid Norton, president, US Foods’ Stock Yards.“We are excited to be able to expand our offering throughout the South region and beyond by bringing SRA Foods into the US Foods family.”
"Weare proud to be joiningUS Foods, a company thatshares our vision for providing our valued customers with the highest levels of quality and service,” said Anthony Anselmo, president, SRA Foods. “We’re pleased US Foods will continue to invest in our business and support our employees and the community of Birmingham."
US Foods will continue tooperate the SRA FoodsfacilityinBirmingham,and expects to welcome its more than 100 employees to the company.The location will become part of the company’sStock Yards organization,which provideshigh-quality meat and seafood,custom cutand packagedfor customers’specifications.
The transaction is expected to closein late March.Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
About US Foods
US Foods is one of America’s great food companies and a leading foodservice distributor, partnering with approximately 250,000 chefs, restaurants and foodservice operators to help their businesses succeed. With nearly 25,000 employees and more than 60 locations, US Foods provides its customers with a broad and innovative food offering and a comprehensive suite of e-commerce, technology and business solutions. US Foods is headquartered in Rosemont, Ill. and generates approximately $23 billion in annual revenue. Discover more atwww.usfoods.com.
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