KEENE, N.H., March 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc., the largest wholesale grocery supply company in the U.S., is partnering with Performance Food Group Company (PFG) (NYSE: PFGC) to keep grocery stores stocked and our communities fed while the country battles the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. This dynamic partnership will enable C&S to leverage PFG's workforce to help handle the extensive increases in food and product needs in local communities around the country.
"Our communities have always been at the heart of our business," said Mike Duffy, Chief Executive Officer, C&S Wholesale Grocers. "In partnering with Performance Food Group, we are in a better position to fulfill our commitment to ensuring grocery stores shelves are stocked and families around the country have access to food and other necessities during these unsettling and unpredictable times."
"We are excited to partner with C&S Wholesale Grocers during this critical time for our country's food supply chain," said George Holm, PFG Chairman, President & CEO. "Our talented associates have valuable expertise in food distribution and we are proud that they will continue to play a vital role in keeping families fed. This is one of the many ways that PFG can utilize our people and assets to support our local communities as we all weather this period of disruption."
This partnership is effective immediately with 35 PFG employees across two states starting this week. Over the coming days and weeks, more employees will be joining C&S in the fight to feed America.
About C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc.
C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. is the largest wholesale grocery supply company in the U.S. and the industry leader in supply chain innovation. Founded in 1918 as a supplier to independent grocery stores, C&S now services customers of all sizes, supplying more than 7,700 independent supermarkets, chain stores, military bases and institutions with over 137,000 different products. We are an engaged corporate citizen, supporting causes that positively impact our communities. To learn more, please visit www.cswg.com.
About Performance Food Group Company
Built on the many proud histories of our family of companies, Performance Food Group is a customer-centric foodservice distribution leader headquartered in Richmond, Virginia. Grounded by roots that date back to a grocery peddler in 1885, PFG today has a nationwide network of over 100 distribution centers, nearly 25,000 talented associates and thousands of valued suppliers across the country. With the goal of helping our customers thrive, we market and deliver quality food and related products to over 200,000 locations including independent and chain restaurants, schools, business and industry locations, healthcare facilities, vending distributors, office coffee service distributors, big box retailers, theaters and convenience stores. Building strong relationships is core to PFG's success – from connecting associates with great career opportunities to connecting valued suppliers and quality products with PFG's broad and diverse customer base. To learn more about PFG, visit pfgc.com.
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