Ben E. Keith

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    Ben E. Keith is a distributor of food and beverage products. It delivers cuts of meat and gourmet frozen foods, premium and craft beer, flavored malts, fine wines, and non-alcoholic drinks. The company's brands include 1855, 1906, Admiral of the Fleet, Ceylon Tea Gardens, Cortona, Elite World Imports, Elite World Imports, Fresh from Keith’s, Ellington Roasting Company, Golden Harvest, Gran Sabor, Honeysuckle White, Markon, Platinum Harvest, and more.

    HQFort Worth, TX, US
    Employee Ratings3.5
    Overall CultureA+

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    Employees (est.) (Jul 2021)684
    Job Openings183
    Revenue (FY, 2018)$3.5 B(+3%)
    Cybersecurity ratingCMore

    Key People/Management at Ben E. Keith

    Melinda Smith

    Melinda Smith

    Executive Assistant the CEO and President & COO
    Jim Ashley

    Jim Ashley

    Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer
    Gordon Crow

    Gordon Crow

    Chief Financial Officer
    John Howard Hallam

    John Howard Hallam

    Chief Executive Officer
    James Hallam

    James Hallam

    Vice President Marketing & Legislative Affairs
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    Ben E. Keith Office Locations

    Ben E. Keith has offices in Fort Worth, Abilene, Albuquerque, Amarillo and in 21 other locations
    Fort Worth, TX, US (HQ)
    601 E 7th St
    Abilene, TX, US
    2141 Cottonwood St
    Albuquerque, NM, US
    3205 Broadway Blvd SE
    Amarillo, TX, US
    2300 N Lakeside Dr
    Austin, TX, US
    4101 McKinney Falls Pkwy
    Commerce, TX, US
    2248 Live Oak St
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    Ben E. Keith Financials and Metrics

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    Ben E. Keith Revenue

    Ben E. Keith's revenue was reported to be $3.5 b in FY, 2018

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    Ben E. Keith Operating Metrics

    Oct, 2019

    Brands (Anheuser-Busch InBev, Beverage)


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    Ben E. Keith Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

    Company NameDateDeal Size
    MenuMaxNovember 04, 2016
    Kelley FoodsSeptember 07, 2016

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    Ben E. Keith News and Updates

    Ben E. Keith Company Opens New Distribution Center

    FORT WORTH, Texas, March 31, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- On March 29, Ben E. Keith Foods shipped the first orders from its newest foodservice distribution center in Albuquerque, N.M. The new facility will service all of New Mexico, Southern Colorado, far West Texas, and El Paso, Texas....

    Ben E. Keith Company Awards Schreiber Foods Supplier of the Year

    FORT WORTH, Texas, Oct. 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Schreiber Foods was named Ben E. Keith Foods' 2020 Supplier of the Year. The 38th Annual Supplier Appreciation Day, originally scheduled to be held in-person in Fort Worth on October 5, was announced via video conference and presented to the...

    Ben E. Keith Frequently Asked Questions

    • When was Ben E. Keith founded?

      Ben E. Keith was founded in 1906.

    • Who are Ben E. Keith key executives?

      Ben E. Keith's key executives are Melinda Smith, Jim Ashley and Gordon Crow.

    • How many employees does Ben E. Keith have?

      Ben E. Keith has 684 employees.

    • What is Ben E. Keith revenue?

      Latest Ben E. Keith annual revenue is $3.5 b.

    • What is Ben E. Keith revenue per employee?

      Latest Ben E. Keith revenue per employee is $5.1 m.

    • Who are Ben E. Keith competitors?

      Competitors of Ben E. Keith include UrbanPro, US Foods and Akshayakalpa.

    • Where is Ben E. Keith headquarters?

      Ben E. Keith headquarters is located at 601 E 7th St, Fort Worth.

    • Where are Ben E. Keith offices?

      Ben E. Keith has offices in Fort Worth, Abilene, Albuquerque, Amarillo and in 21 other locations.

    • How many offices does Ben E. Keith have?

      Ben E. Keith has 27 offices.