US Foods Continues Growth by Acquisition

February 27, 2016

US Foods announced its second acquisition of a regional foodservice distributor within three months. The $22 billion national distributor has agreed to acquire the assets of Cara Donna Provision Co., a wholesale distributor of food and food-related products to restaurants and foodservice customers throughout New England.

Family-owned for three generations, Cara Donna serves approximately 1,300 customers in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Maine, and Connecticut.

The Cara Donna location in Braintree, Massachusetts, will remain open through the summer to ensure a smooth transition, after which the business will shift to the US Foods locations in Seabrook, New Hampshire, and Norwich,…