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KeHE Inks Partnership With Affiliated Foods Inc.

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Naperville, Illinois-based KeHE Distributors has announced it is the new primary distributor of natural, organic and specialty products for Affiliated Foods Inc. of Amarillo, Texas.

AFI is a wholesale distribution cooperative in Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, New Mexico, Colorado, Arizona, Nebraska and Arkansas, serving more than 800 grocery and convenience stores and restaurants. 

As part of the arrangement, Affiliated Foods will access KeHE’s new Dallas distribution center, which is equipped with enhanced technology that allows for tailored solutions and improved service levels.

“Partnering with Affiliated Foods Inc. is an exciting opportunity for KeHE to continue expanding into the South-Central region of the U.S.,” said Marc Rosenthal, executive director of business development at KeHE

“Our team is thrilled to work with Affiliated Foods as the primary distributor for their natural, organic and specialty needs.”

AFI will have access to KeHE’s network of suppliers that specialize in ingredient-based, specialty goods. It will also be able to tap into KeHE’s high-touch tools to foster growth and provide insights.

KeHE has also recently been named as primary distributor for Foxtrot, a c-store and cafe that has locations nationwide.

KeHE Distributors is a distributor of natural, organic, specialty and fresh products to more than 30,000 natural food stores, chain and independent grocery stores, e-commerce retailers and other specialty products retailers throughout North America. With more than 6,800 employee-owners, KeHE drives its mission of serving to make lives better, throughout all aspects of its operation.

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