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GS Foods Group Acquires Lamm Food Service; Sean Leer and Bruce Mattingly Discuss

GS Foods Group Acquires Lamm Food Service; Sean Leer and Bruce Mattingly Discuss

Tuesday, September 19th, 2023

Two formidable distributors have united thanks to a pivotal acquisition. GS Foods Group recently unveiled its purchase of the Lafayette, Louisiana-based full-line distributor Lamm Food Service.

Sean Leer, Chief Executive Officer, GS Foods Group“Integrating Lamm Food Service into the GS Foods family is expected to strengthen our operations and expand our footprint in the Southeast,” said Sean Leer, Chief Executive Officer of GS Foods. “By combining our deep industry experience with a like-minded and trusted distributor, GS Foods expects to reach even more communities in the region with high-quality service and products.”

GS Foods is a leading specialized foodservice distributor owned by affiliates of Highview Capital and A&M Capital Partners. With nearly 50 years of industry experience, the distribution titan encompasses a family of specialized companies that provides trusted food distribution and product solutions.

GS Foods Group announced its acquisition of Lamm Food Service, a full-line food distributor headquartered in Lafayette and broadly serving Louisiana

As noted in the release, Lamm Food Service has been a provider of exceptional service, meeting the unique needs of its diverse customer base for over four decades. Broadly serving the Louisiana market, the full-line food distributor offers a wide variety of name-brand products from national manufacturers, while also proudly supporting local companies that manufacture Louisiana food products.

“As a family-founded business, we take immense pride in our commitment to delivering exceptional service and high-quality foods to our customers,” said Bruce Mattingly, Chief Executive Officer of Lamm Food Service. “Joining forces with GS Foods, a national food distributor with a rich history and similar values, we believe will enhance our ability to meet the evolving needs of our customers while preserving the legacy we have built.”

To ensure a seamless transition for employees and customers alike, the leadership and staff of Lamm Food Service will join GS Foods and collaborate closely with the team going forward.

For more details regarding the deal, click here.

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