Major distributors Sysco and US Foods are switching gears and selling to retailers amid the pandemic that has forced so many restaurant dining rooms to close and stalled other foodservice channels. Smaller and niche suppliers are also exploring alternative channels, such as selling directly to consumers via Instagram.
Foodservice distributors turn to retail to keep going
Sign up for NAW SmartBrief
News for the wholesale distribution industry
Get the intelligence you need: news and information that is changing your industry today, hand-curated by our professional editors from thousands of sources and delivered straight to your inbox.