GS Foods Group Inc., a foodservice partner owned by affiliates of Highview Capital, LLC, and A&M Capital Partners, announced its acquisition of Diamond Foods, a regional K-12 food distributor based in New Orleans, Louisiana.
A leader in foodservice distribution and product solutions, GS Foods has nearly 50 years of experience meeting the needs of its customers nationwide. By integrating Diamond Foods into its operations in Louisiana, GS Foods builds on its recent acquisition of Lamm Foods and enhances its services in the region.
“The GS Foods family is dedicated to its mission of simply and sustainably nourishing the specialized needs of our customers and communities,” Sean Leer, CEO of GS Foods, said in the announcement. “This partnership reinforces our commitment to provide the highest-quality food solutions to the K-12 market in the region.”
Founded in 1982 by Jerry Sax, Diamond Foods has been a trusted provider in the food distribution industry for over four decades. Specializing in dry and frozen K-12 products and servicing many of the state’s parishes, the company has excelled in meeting the needs of its customers throughout Louisiana.
“We are excited about the opportunities this partnership brings for both our employees and customers,” Jerry Sax, founder and CEO of Diamond Foods, said in the announcement. “Joining the GS Foods family, a company that shares our mission and values, opens new avenues for growth and ensures our legacy of excellent service to the Louisiana community continues.”