Gold Star Foods

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Gold Star Foods is a food service distributor to school districts. 
A leader in the provision of School Nutrition Food and Supplies, Gold Star is widely considered one of the United States' premier processed commodity distributors. The company's founder's vision became a system where school food operations can order and use commodities just like commercial products. The result? The children have products that are appetizing and the districts can utilize government subsidies. Gold Star Commodity Programs have grown to supply all items used in school meal programs:

  • Frozen
  • Grocery
  • Fresh and Frozen Bread
  • Produce
  • Paper & Supplies
HQOntario, US

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Employees (est.) (Oct 2019)135(-2%)

Gold Star Foods Office Locations

Gold Star Foods has an office in Ontario
Ontario, US (HQ)
3781 E Airport Dr
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Gold Star Foods Financials and Metrics

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Gold Star Foods total Funding

$40 m

Gold Star Foods latest funding size

$40 m

Time since last funding

3 years ago

Gold Star Foods investors

Gold Star Foods's latest funding round in March 2017 was reported to be $40 m. In total, Gold Star Foods has raised $40 m
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Gold Star Foods News and Updates

Castle Harlan spins out Colyar from Gold Star Foods

Castle Harlan Inc has spun out Colyar Technology Solutions from portfolio company Gold Star Foods. No financial terms were disclosed. Based in Phoenix, Colyar is a provider of software facilitating the management of the U.S. Department of Agriculture Child Nutrition and Food Distribution Programs.

Highview Capital buys Gold Star Foods, will merge with Good Source Solutions

Highview Capital has acquired Gold Star Foods Inc, a food distributor to K-12 child nutrition programs. No financial terms were disclosed. As part of the agreement, Gold Star will merge with Highview portfolio company Good Source Solutions. The newly combined company will be called GS Foods Group an…

PE-backed Gold Star Foods acquires A&R Wholesale Distributors

Gold Star Foods, a portfolio company of Castle Harlan Inc, has acquired A&R Wholesale Distributors, a supplier of fresh and healthy foods to schools in Southern California. No financial terms were disclosed.

Gold Star Foods Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Gold Star Foods founded?

    Gold Star Foods was founded in 1966.

  • How many employees does Gold Star Foods have?

    Gold Star Foods has 135 employees.

  • Who are Gold Star Foods competitors?

    Competitors of Gold Star Foods include Whitworths, Ocean's Halo and Pladis.

  • Where is Gold Star Foods headquarters?

    Gold Star Foods headquarters is located at 3781 E Airport Dr, Ontario.

  • Where are Gold Star Foods offices?

    Gold Star Foods has an office in Ontario.

  • How many offices does Gold Star Foods have?

    Gold Star Foods has 1 office.