Fresno-based Saladino’s sells to US Foods

The Fresno-based, privately-held food service company is joining a publicly-traded giant expanding its footprint in Central California.

Fresno-based Saladino’s Foodservice has agreed to sell to publicly-traded US Foods Holding Corp.

The acquisition aims to expand US Foods’ reach into central California.


The big picture: Saladino’s Foodservice has an annual revenue of over $600 million and serves more than 4,000 customers in California.

  • US Foods plans to integrate Saladino’s Foodservice operations to enhance its growth and customer service in central California.
  • The highly-experienced Saladino’s team will join US Foods after the completion of the acquisition.
  • The acquisition is expected to be finalized in December 2023, and the terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

What they’re saying: “After more than 75 years supporting foodservice operators across central California we couldn’t be more excited to be joining forces with US Foods – a decision that supports our growth as a company and presents a promising future not only for Saladino’s, but for our more than 500 employees and growing number of valued customers,” says Craig Saladino, president and CEO, Saladino’s Foodservice. “We look forward to this next phase and are grateful for the Saladino’s community who has continued to support the business with loyalty, excellence and pride.”

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