US Foods Company Profile

20:37 EDT 17th March 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

News Articles [477 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

High-calorie foods are more distracting than less energy-dense foods

Sugary, fatty foods are a distraction – more so than low-calorie foods and everyday objects – even if you are busy with a task that ...

5 Smart Alternatives to Processed Foods

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 8, 2017 -- Is your shopping cart filled with heavily processed foods? Some might seem to be time-savers, yet cost more than fresh foods and offer few nutrients. Others might actually h...

Medical News Today: What foods to eat if you have diarrhea

A limited diet can help a person reduce the symptoms of diarrhea. In this article, learn what foods to eat, what foods to avoid, and when to see a doctor.

Medical News Today: What should you not eat for IBS?

A look at foods to avoid for IBS, or irritable bowel syndrome. Included is detail on alternatives for trigger foods and how to avoid foods when ordering.

Utz Quality Foods acquires Inventure Foods

Utz entered into a merger agreement to acquire all of Inventure Foods shares of common stock.  read more

When is the right time to start infants on solid foods?

(Elsevier) The first study of a nationally representative group of US infants reports that more than half of babies are currently introduced to complementary foods, that is, foods or drinks other than...

Medical News Today: What foods should you eat if you have pancreatitis?

We take a look at how diet can help with pancreatitis, including foods to eat and foods to avoid. We also examine diet tips and treatment options.

Medical News Today: What are the best foods for weight loss?

A look at some of the best foods for weight loss. Included is detail on what foods to incorporate into your diet and why they work.

PubMed Articles [271 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Uses and abuses of snack foods in child health.

Snack foods, though regarded as unhealthy, are widely eaten by children, particularly those with eating and feeding difficulties. This article outlines the ways in which paediatricians have traditiona...

Foods are differentially associated with subjective effect report questions of abuse liability.

The current study investigates which foods may be most implicated in addictive-like eating by examining how nutritionally diverse foods relate to loss of control consumption and various subjective eff...

Foods with increased protein content: A qualitative study on European consumer preferences and perceptions.

Foods with increased protein content have rapidly become one of the fastest-growing product categories targeting image- and health-focused consumers. However, it is not clear whether consumers really ...

Recent advances of medical foods in China: The opportunities and challenges under standardization.

Malnutrition with high incidence in hospitalized patients in China has brought a significant burden of disease. Although many clinical studies have demonstrated the importance of nutritional for patie...

Changes in Serving Size, Calories, and Sodium Content in Processed Foods From 2009 to 2015.

Approximately 60% of the American diet comes from processed foods, which makes improving their nutritional quality important for Americans' health. The objective of this study was to measure changes i...

Clinical Trials [450 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...

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...

A Randomized Trial Comparing Two Doses of Portion-Controlled Foods Within a Primary Care Weight Loss Program

We hypothesize that individuals provided with 1 meal per day of portion-controlled foods (shakes and prepared entrees) will lose as much weight as individuals provided with 2 meals per day...

Companies [331 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 ( is the world's leading natural and organic foods supermarket and America's first national certified organic grocer. In f...

Urban Barns Foods

Urban Barns Foods uses proprietary equipment to produce affordable fruits and vegetables in a secure and controlled indoor environment. By setting up subsidiary facilities and gro...

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