GSF executives, Whitewater associates, McDonald’s executives and Whitewater civic leaders joined together on Thursday, August 15, to officially open the doors to the company’s new distribution facility in Whitewater, Wis. The facility, located at 729 Executive Drive, broke ground on a facility expansion in August 2012, and totals 92,610 square feet. The facility currently employs 132 associates, and serves more than 385 McDonald’s restaurants in four states throughout the Midwest (Wisconsin, Illinois, Iowa and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan).
Irvine, Calif. (June 18, 2013) — Golden State Foods (GSF), a worldwide distributor and food processor, is pleased to announce the appointment of John Broekhuis to group vice president, international.
In this role, Broekhuis will head the company’s International Division, overseeing the company’s international operations, facilities, plan achievement, sales and strategic growth worldwide. He will also be responsible for key
Golden State Foods (GSF), announced on April 1 that it has acquired a McDonald’s distribution center in Lebanon, Illinois, (near St. Louis, Mo.), from Gateway Distribution. The facility services more than 350 McDonald’s restaurants in five states: Illinois, Missouri, Iowa, Indiana and Kentucky. The facility employs approximately 160 associates, which increases GSF’s total associate count to nearly 4,500 worldwide. GSF services more than 25,000 stores in 50 countries from its 38 locations on four continents. With this acquisition, GSF’s annual sales are nearly $6 billion.