Investing approximately $120 million and adding approximately 100 new jobs
December 13, 2023
$120 million invested in Fortune 100 company performance food group;
Adds nearly 100 new jobs in North St. Louis County
Greater St. Louis and other metro leaders join PFG to break ground on new facility
ST. LOUIS —Performance Food Group, Inc., a Fortune 100 company and one of North America's largest food distributors, is investing approximately $120 million and adding approximately 100 new jobs to metro St. Louis. Masu. This new facility will expand PFG's presence in St. Louis and allow the company to expand not only locally but throughout the Midwest region.
“Performance Foodservice Middendorf is proud of our 60-year history in the St. Louis region and our reputation as a premier distributor of food, foodservice supplies, and custom meats to over 1,500 local customers. We look forward to moving into our new facility, which will add to our employee base and allow us to better serve our growing customer base.” said Greg, President of Performance Food Service Middendorf. Gruber says.
Michelle Hattaway, acting director of the Department of Economic Development, said: “DED is proud to work with our partners to support Performance Food Group as it continues to grow its success and presence in Missouri. This new facility will bring investment and job creation, strengthen the local economy, and , creating more opportunities for Missourians to thrive.”
Metro leaders gathered today to break ground on a new approximately 350,000 square foot regional logistics facility in North St. Louis County.
“This investment by Performance Food Group is the latest great news for North St. Louis County,” said St. Louis County Executive Dr. Sam Page. “The food distribution facility continues the successful construction of North Park and shows St. Louis County is an exciting place to grow your business.”
The region's business and civic leadership, led by Greater St. Louis Inc. and the St. Louis Economic Development Partnership, is collaborating with the state of Missouri and the Missouri Department of Economic Development to bring the new facility and approximately 100 new jobs to the area. become.
“Performance Food Group's latest investment in St. Louis speaks to their confidence in our strong workforce, reliable infrastructure, and growing distribution sector,” said Jason Hall, CEO of Greater St. Louis. said the CEO. And this new facility and these new jobs are another example of how metro St. Louis is a place where global companies want to invest. We look forward to strengthening our relationship with PFG and supporting their growth here in St. Louis. ”
Rodney Krim, CEO and President of the St. Louis Economic Development Partnership, added: The addition of new jobs in North St. Louis County is a meaningful contribution and is poised to positively impact the economic growth and vitality of the region. ”
About Performance Food Group
Performance Food Group is an industry leader and one of North America's largest food and foodservice distribution companies with more than 150 locations across North America. PFG and our family of companies, founded and headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, sell and serve quality food and related products to more than 300,000 locations, including independent and chain restaurants. Businesses, schools, medical facilities. Vending and office coffee service distributor. Large retail stores, theaters, convenience stores, etc. PFG's success as a Fortune 100 company is achieved by more than 35,000 dedicated employees who are committed to building strong relationships with our valued customers, suppliers, and the communities we serve. For more information about PFG, please visit pfgc.com.