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US Foods Company Profile

18:06 EST 12th December 2018 | BioPortfolio

With more than $20 billion in annual revenue, US Foods is the 10th largest private company in America. Many of the entities that make up US Foods were founded in the 19th century, including one that sold provisions to travelers heading west during the 1850s gold rush. As one of the country's most innovative food companies and leading distributors, US Foods offers more than 350,000 national brand products and its own high-quality “exclusive brand” items, ranging from fresh meats and produce to prepared and frozen foods. The company proudly employs approximately 25,000 people in more than 60 locations nationwide, and provides the finest quality food and related products to more than 250,000 customers, including independent and multi-unit restaurants, healthcare and hospitality entities, government and educational institutions. The company is headquartered in Rosemont, Ill., and jointly owned by funds managed by Clayton, Dubilier & Rice Inc. and Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. Discover more at www.usfoods.com.


News Articles [462 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Foods combining fats and carbohydrates more rewarding than foods with just fats or carbs

Researchers show that the reward center of the brain values foods high in both fat and carbohydrates -- i.e., many processed foods -- more than foods containing only fat or only carbs. A study of 206 ...

Health Tip: Bad Foods For Your Teeth

-- The American Dental Association warns against certain foods and beverages that can contribute to tooth decay. Some foods are more difficult to clean from teeth, and eating them repeatedly can lead ...

Medical News Today: Which foods cause gas and bloating?

Some foods and beverages, including beans, whole grains, and fizzy beverages, can lead to gas and bloating. In this article, we look at a range of these foods and explain why they increase gas. We als...

Medical News Today: Foods to eat and avoid while breastfeeding

People who are breastfeeding should aim for a healthful, well-balanced diet. Some foods are better than others for providing nutrients, and there are certain foods that it is wise to avoid. Learn whic...

Medical News Today: What are some skin-friendly foods?

Many foods can benefit the skin, including salmon, avocados, green tea, and several kinds of seeds and nuts. Adding skin-friendly foods to the diet can often improve overall health as well. In this ar...

Medical News Today: What are some foods to ease your anxiety?

Food plays a vital role in nutrition and keeping the mind in its healthiest state. People respond in a variety of ways to different foods, but there are some foods that are known to reduce anxiety. Th...

Gluten-Free Kids' Foods Fall Short on Nutrition

MONDAY, July 23, 2018 -- Gluten-free foods are one of the latest nutritional trends, with many parents assuming foods with a gluten-free label are healthier than foods with gluten. But new research sa...

Food Quality Trumps Variety, Experts Say

People whose diets contained the greatest variety of foods tended to eat many nutritious foods, but also many junk foods.

PubMed Articles [284 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Molecular techniques reveal more secrets of fermented foods.

Fermented foods were likely to have been the first among all types of processed foods consumed by human beings. The role that fermented food plays is not only related to the development of civilizatio...

A study about the young consumers' consumption behaviors of street foods.

As in almost every country in the world, street foods are frequently used in Turkey. To determine the preferences for these foods, a questionnaire was given to 847 individuals constituted by randomly ...

Cross-Contamination with Gluten by Using Kitchen Utensils: Fact or Fiction?

A risk of cross-contamination exists when preparing a gluten-free (GF) meal in kitchen facilities that usually handle gluten-containing (GC) foods. Cross-contamination with gluten may occur during the...

A U.S. population dietary exposure assessment for 4-methylimidazole (4-MEI) from foods containing caramel colour and from formation of 4-MEI through the thermal treatment of food.

4-Methylimidazole (4-MEI) is formed in caramel colours produced using ammonium compounds (Class III and Class IV caramel colours). 4-MEI can also form in food through Maillard reactions between reduci...

Yogurt and other fermented foods as sources of health-promoting bacteria.

Increased consumption of yogurt, kefir, and other fermented foods has been driven, in part, by the health benefits these products may confer. Epidemiological studies have shown that the consumption of...

Clinical Trials [551 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Effect of Varying Proportions of Low and High Energy Dense Foods Over 5 Days in Preschool Children

In this study, the investigators will vary the proportions of high- and low-energy-dense foods served to preschool children at all meals and snacks during three 5-day periods. In the three...

Devaluing Foods to Change Eating Behavior

Excessive eating of energy-dense foods and obesity are risk factors for a range of cancers. There are programs to reduce intake of these foods and weight loss, but the effects of the progr...

Use of Nutrigenomic Models for the Personalized Treatment With Medical Foods in Obese People

The NutriGen project will be using nutrigenomic methods to determine the effectiveness of treatments with specific dietary foods, on the basis of genetic risk predisposition (genetic signa...

Olestra Containing Foods and Weight Loss and Weight Maintenance

This study will be conducted over three phases. Phase I will be a 16-week weight lass phase. Phase II will be a 52-week maintenance phase. Phase III will be a follow-up phase. We will t...

Effect of Egg Consumption on Cardiometabolic Health in Prediabetic Subjects.

The objective of this trial is to assess the effects of whole egg consumption (12 per week), compared to energy-matched typical breakfast control foods, on insulin sensitivity and other ma...

Companies [345 Associated Companies listed on BioPortfolio]

Honest Label Foods

Honest Label Foods was created in 2011 by entrepreneur and nutrition crusader, Taylor Ernst, based on the concept of transparency in food labeling and the belief that all consumer...

Natural Harmony Foods, Inc.

Natural Harmony Foods, Inc. is an innovative food company dedicated to producing healthy, flavorful, convenient foods that fit the lifestyles of individuals looking to make better, health consciou...

Hiland Dairy Foods Company

Hiland Dairy Foods Company is a processor and distributor of dairy foods and other beverages. Founded in 1937, the company is based in Springfield, Missouri and operates processin...

Whole Foods Market, Inc.

Founded in 1980 in Austin, Texas, Whole Foods Market (www.wholefoodsmarket.com) is the world's leading natural and organic foods supermarket and America's first national certified organic grocer. In f...

Smart Flour Foods

Smart Flour Foods believes that everyone should love what they eat and is passionate about creating great-tasting, better-for-you foods through the power of ancient grains. Smart ...

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