Golden State Foods

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Golden State Foods is one of the largest diversified suppliers to the foodservice industry, servicing 100+ customers and 125,000+ restaurants on five continents. Founded in 1947, the $7 billion company is values-based with proven performance in superior quality and customer service in both manufacturing and distribution. With approximately 6,500 employees worldwide, GSF's core businesses include: processing and distribution of liquid products, meat products, produce, dairy and other services, providing a variety of networked solutions for the total supply chain spectrum. The award-winning company also runs the GSF Foundation for kids, a non-profit organization to help children and families in need.

TypePrivate
Founded1947
HQIrvine, US
Websitegoldenstatefoods.com
Employee Ratings2.9

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Employees (est.) (Oct 2020)1,473
Revenue (FY, 2018)$6.9 B(+12%)
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at Golden State Foods

Mark Wetterau

Mark Wetterau

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Bill Sanderson

Bill Sanderson

Corporate Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer
Joe Heffington

Joe Heffington

Corporate Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
John Page

John Page

Corporate Senior Vice President, Chief Corporate Social Responsibility and Legal Officer
Larry McGill

Larry McGill

Corporate Vice President, Golden State Foods and Chief Executive Officer, KanPak U.S.
Brian Dick

Brian Dick

Corporate Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
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Golden State Foods Office Locations

Golden State Foods has offices in Irvine, Denver, Salt Lake City, Guangzhou and in 2 other locations
Irvine, US (HQ)
18301 Von Karman Ave #1100
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Golden State Foods Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

1947
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Golden State Foods Revenue

Golden State Foods's revenue was reported to be $6.90 b in FY, 2018
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Revenue (FY, 2018)

6.9b
USDFY, 2015FY, 2018

Revenue

6.2b6.9b
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Golden State Foods Cybersecurity Score

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96/100

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Golden State Foods Online and Social Media Presence

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Golden State Foods News and Updates

Golden State Foods Honors KanPak With Chairman's Challenge Award

IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Golden State Foods recently awarded its 2019 Chairman's Challenge award for outstanding facility achievement in safety, customer service, employee satisfaction, efficiencies, profitability, and innovation. This year's award went to GSF's...

Golden State Foods Announces Organizational Changes To Accelerate Global Growth Strategy

IRVINE, Calif., April 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Golden State Foods (GSF), one of the largest diversified suppliers to the foodservice industry, recently announced several changes to its global food and logistics operations and executive teams to further align its business strategy. "As GSF ...

Golden State Foods Honors KanPak With Annual Chairman's Challenge Award

IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Golden State Foods (GSF), one of the largest diversified suppliers to the foodservice industry, recently awarded their annual 2018 Chairman's Challenge award for outstanding facility achievement in safety, customer service, employee...

How Golden State Foods is reinventing the beef supply chain

Americans love beef. In 2016, American beef consumption was the fourth highest in the world per capita, and four times higher than the world average. But for many Americans, how exactly that beef gets to their plate is a mystery.  Tracking precisely what happens to beef from farm to fork in near re…

Golden State Foods Finalizes Strategic Sale Of Select DCs To The Martin Brower Company

IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Golden State Foods (GSF), one of the largest diversified food processors and distributors in the foodservice industry and one of the longest-serving suppliers to McDonald's, announced today the completion of the sale of nine of its 27...

Golden State Foods Will Sell Selected Distribution Centers To Martin Brower

IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Golden State Foods (GSF), one of the largest diversified food processors and distributors in the foodservice industry, announced today that it has entered into negotiations with Martin Brower Company (Rosemont, Illinois), to sell some of its...

Golden State Foods Blogs

GSF Partners on USRSB Pilot Project Showcasing Scalability of U.S. Beef Industry Sustainability Framework

The Integrity Beef Sustainability Pilot Project, the first of its kind supported by the U.S. Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (USRSB), completed its innovative two-year study to validate, track and trace beef sustainability claims across all segments of the supply chain. The study applied the U.S. Be…

Women in the Warehouse: Markesha Grimes

Each month, GSF features a woman leader within the GSF family of companies, sharing her journey, insights and what it takes to succeed in this industry. The post Women in the Warehouse: Markesha Grimes appeared first on Golden State Foods.

KANPAK SWIFTLY BOTTLES SURPLUS MILK TO SUPPORT HUNGER RELIEF

Premium, Shelf-Stable Milk Nourishes Families in Need Amid Immense Demand FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE IRVINE, Calif., […] The post KANPAK SWIFTLY BOTTLES SURPLUS MILK TO SUPPORT HUNGER RELIEF appeared first on Golden State Foods.

GOLDEN STATE FOODS PROMOTES CHAD BUECHEL TO KANPAK U.S. PRESIDENT

IRVINE, Calif., (May 19, 2020) – Golden State Foods (GSF), one of the largest diversified suppliers to the foodservice and retail industries, is pleased to announce the promotion of Chad Buechel to president of KanPak U.S., effective this week. From the GSF subsidiary’s headquarters in Wichita, Kans…

GSF Shares Chef Recipes in New Facebook Video Series

As part of a new monthly video series published to GSF’s Facebook page, corporate chefs are sharing their own recipes for home cooks. In the first collection of videos, each of three sauce recipes includes a list of ingredients, step-by-step instructions, and helpful suggestions for plating and pair…

GSF Leaders Appointed to Top Industry Board Chair Roles

In late April, the U.S. Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (USRSB) announced its incoming Board of Directors Chair, Dr. Wayne Morgan, GSF’s Corporate Vice President and President, Protein Products and Sustainability. With Golden State Foods as a charter member, USRSB formed in 2015 as a multi-stakehold…
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Golden State Foods Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Golden State Foods founded?

    Golden State Foods was founded in 1947.

  • Who are Golden State Foods key executives?

    Golden State Foods's key executives are Mark Wetterau, Bill Sanderson and Joe Heffington.

  • How many employees does Golden State Foods have?

    Golden State Foods has 1,473 employees.

  • What is Golden State Foods revenue?

    Latest Golden State Foods annual revenue is $6.9 b.

  • What is Golden State Foods revenue per employee?

    Latest Golden State Foods revenue per employee is $4.7 m.

  • Who are Golden State Foods competitors?

    Competitors of Golden State Foods include Hojicha, Performance Food Group and Maines Paper & Food Service.

  • Where is Golden State Foods headquarters?

    Golden State Foods headquarters is located at 18301 Von Karman Ave #1100, Irvine.

  • Where are Golden State Foods offices?

    Golden State Foods has offices in Irvine, Denver, Salt Lake City, Guangzhou and in 2 other locations.

  • How many offices does Golden State Foods have?

    Golden State Foods has 6 offices.