It’s always exciting to learn about the new developments and expansions taking place in our industry; it’s even more exciting when those plans happen right in our backyard. News broke recently that US Foods Holding Corp. opened up its most sustainable distribution facility in the Sacramento, California, area.
“Our state-of-the-art facility in Sacramento enables US Foods to more efficiently serve independent restaurants and foodservice operators across Northern California due to its proximity to our growing customer base, and the energy-efficient attributes of the building and fleet reflect our commitment to sustainability,” said Dan Geissbuhler, Area President. “Sacramento’s dynamic economy continues to foster business growth and expansion opportunities, and we’re eager to showcase the many benefits the facility will bring to our customers as we help them Make It.”
Boasting 355,000 square foot, the state-of-the-art distribution facility and customer engagement training center reflects a variety of sustainable building and fleet initiatives undertaken by US Foods. According to a press release, the facility enables US Foods to service its growing Northern California customer base more efficiently, with significant room for expansion.
The facility houses foodservice products, fleet maintenance operations, a full-service demonstration kitchen, and a training center for customer product demonstrations and recipe innovation. US Foods’ facility also offers an interactive technology center where customers can learn about the company’s industry-leading and web-based business solutions.
Other key sustainability highlights include:
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