Ben E. Keith
Ben E. Keith Company is the 9th largest broad line foodservice distributor and fourth largest beverage distributor in the United States. Its independent Food Division serves eleven states and supplies a full line of produce, frozen foods, meats, dry groceries, refrigerated foods, paper goods, equipment and supplies to restaurants, hospitals, schools, nursing homes and other institutional businesses. The company is headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas. Ben E. Keith was also at one time the world's largest independent distributor of Anheuser-Busch products and currently delivers Anheuser-Busch products to 61 Texas counties, but now also distributes other nationally known craft and import beers throughout the state of Texas.
Together, Ben E. Keith Company employs over 3500 people.
Ben E. Keith Company, established in 1906, began selling Anheuser-Busch products in 1933. Today, Ben E. Keith Company - Beverage Distributors, guided by President Kevin Bartholomew, has become the fourth largest beer wholesaler in the country.
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