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    We’re natural. We’re authentic. We’re faith-friendly. And we’re passionate about good, wholesome foods produced in sustainable ways and distributed rapidly and efficiently to a hungry world. We’re KeHE Distributors, one of the oldest and most respected natural foods distributors in the industry.  We were founded in 1953 and converted into an employee-owned company in 2001, we are a state-of-the-art organization of 4,500 employee-owners and a vast 17 distribution center network across the U.S. and Canada. Where we go, we spread the word on healthy eating, sustainable living, and responsible business with integrity. And we back it up with a rapid, environmentally-friendly distribution network and advanced performance metrics that assure goodness follows to our vendor partners and retail grocers.
    HQNaperville, US
    Employee Ratings2.8

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    Employees (est.) (Oct 2020)2,534
    Job Openings274
    Cybersecurity ratingCMore

    Key People/Management at Kehe-distributors

    Brandon Barnholt

    Brandon Barnholt

    President & Chief Executive Officer
    Jennifer Ricks

    Jennifer Ricks

    Senior Vice President, People Operations
    Rusty Bland

    Rusty Bland

    Senior Vice President, People Engagement & Serving
    Scott Weber

    Scott Weber

    Executive Vice President, Merchandising
    Chris Sieburg

    Chris Sieburg

    Executive Vice President, Operations
    Geoff Goetz

    Geoff Goetz

    Senior Vice President, Supply Chain
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    Kehe-distributors Office Locations

    Kehe-distributors has an office in Naperville
    Naperville, US (HQ)
    1245 Diehl Rd #200
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    Tree of Life Canada hires Lisa MacNeil as President

    Earlier this week, Tree of Life announced that it has hired Lisa MacNeil as their incoming President.  Following the recent retirement of Bill Ivany, Jamie Moody had stepped back into the business, assuming day to day responsibility and to lead the search for Bill’s replacement. We are very pleased …

    KeHE Supports Inclusive Change with J.E.D.I Collaborative

    Naperville, IL – September 15, 2020 – KeHE Distributors announced today that it has partnered with J.E.D.I Collaborative, an organization committed to breaking down systemic barriers to increase justice, equity, diversity and inclusion within the natural products industry.   J.E.D.I Collaborative is…

    The Driving Force Behind KeHE’s Goodness

    Is it the journey or the destination? We say it’s both! From the manufacturing plant, to a distribution center, and finally to your local store, this journey provides consumers with food daily and brings the community together. While, at KeHE, we love providing families with food to put on the table…

    Rise of the Superfood

    Even before COVID-19, consumers were becoming increasingly aware of—and mindful about—what they eat. Now, as they spend more time at home than ever before, people are getting creative with recipes and ingredients—especially at breakfast, when typical commuting hours have been reclaimed and can now b…

    Elevate Your Assortment with New Finds for August

    Goodbye old, stale pantry items, and hello to our new additions to the KeHE elevate™ program! Each month, we are bringing you an exclusive look at early-stage brands selected for our elevate program that hope to debut on grocery shelves near you! From avocado puffed snacks to lemon-based dressings, …

    KeHE Recognized for Operational Excellence by Samsara

    Naperville, IL – August 4, 2020 – KeHE Distributors has been named a finalist for Samsara’s Top Fleet for Excellence in Performance, recognized for its improved customer service, fleet efficiency and safety. Samsara is the leader in Industrial Internet of Things (loT), providing solutions in hardwar…
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    Kehe-distributors Frequently Asked Questions

    • When was Kehe-distributors founded?

      Kehe-distributors was founded in 1952.

    • Who are Kehe-distributors key executives?

      Kehe-distributors's key executives are Brandon Barnholt, Jennifer Ricks and Rusty Bland.

    • How many employees does Kehe-distributors have?

      Kehe-distributors has 2,534 employees.

    • Who are Kehe-distributors competitors?

      Competitors of Kehe-distributors include United Natural Foods, C&S Wholesale Grocers and SuperValu.

    • Where is Kehe-distributors headquarters?

      Kehe-distributors headquarters is located at 1245 Diehl Rd #200, Naperville.

    • Where are Kehe-distributors offices?

      Kehe-distributors has an office in Naperville.

    • How many offices does Kehe-distributors have?

      Kehe-distributors has 1 office.