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Top 100 Private | Food Service | Grocery | Beverage | Petroleum/Chemical | Industrial Gases | Agriculture/Food Processing | Wholesale/Retail | Manufacturing
Equipment Rental | Building Materials | Waste Management | Paper/Office Products | Construction | Health Care | Uniform Rental | Media & Entertainment
Top Food Service Carriers
|5||Gordon Food Service||2,064|
|7||Frito-Lay North America||1,567|
|8||The Martin-Brower Co.||1,279|
|9||Ben E. Keith Co.||1,104|
|10||Core-Mark Holding Co.||1,093|
|11||Shamrock Foods Co.||732|
|19||Blue Line Foodservice Distribution||256|
|20||Labatt Food Service||230|
|22||Trans Papa Logistics||181|
|23||Arctic Glacier USA||167|
|26||Blue Bell Creameries||83|
|27||Coastal Pacific Food Distributors||75|
|28||DPI Specialty Foods||71|
|29||Greco and Sons||68|
|31||Utz Quality Foods||65|
|32||Vendors Supply Inc.||43|
|33||Orion Land Mark||42|
|34||Jake's Finer Foods||32|
|35||Golden Flake Snack Foods||28|
|36||Golden State Foods||24|
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