US Foods acquires specialty importer

by Keith Nunes
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ROSEMONT, ILL. — Food distributor US Foods has acquired Sparta Imports, Inc., Columbia, S.C. Sparta is an importer and distributor of a variety of Greek-, Italian-, and Middle-Eastern-style products.

“US Foods is pleased to welcome Sparta Imports, which is recognized throughout the region as one of the leading sources of authentic, high-quality Greek and Mediterranean specialties,” said Durwood Owens, president of US Foods Columbia Division. ”Sparta’s expertise and product offerings will significantly increase the variety of specialty products available to US Foods customers.”

Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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