Shamrock Foods, a large family-held foodservice distributor in the western United States, announced it has acquired Valley Distributing of Montana (Valley) in Billings. Shamrock Foods has served the state since 2020.
According to the announcement, the acquisition demonstrates the company’s dedication to being Montana’s go-to restaurant and foodservice industry partner through its expansive product portfolio, best-in-class service and trusted expertise.
“Throughout Shamrock’s 100-year history, our success is built on our absolute commitment to taking care of our customers and making it easy for them to do business with us,” Kent McClelland, Shamrock Foods Company chairman and CEO, said in the announcement. “Valley strengthens our ability to serve our Montana customers and expands our footprint in the West.”
With this acquisition, Shamrock’s customer base benefits from a Montana-based warehouse with room for expansion. Shamrock will build upon its local team, led by Montana native Warren Helmer, in welcoming Valley’s employees into the Shamrock family of associates.
Shamrock also serves the state with its Shamrock Foodservice Warehouse retail store located in Billings, which provides access to high-quality foodservice products to restaurant operators and the general public with no membership fees.
Shamrock Foods offers a comprehensive portfolio of products, including national and exclusive brands, with an extensive product line featuring its own custom-cut meat and seafood, fresh produce and dairy, as well as dry and frozen groceries, beverages, equipment and supplies. Shamrock Foods serves a variety of establishments throughout the western U.S., including independent restaurants, national accounts, healthcare and more