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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, IL, US
    Employee Ratings3.2
    Overall CultureD-

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    Employees (est.) (Feb 2021)2,664(+2%)
    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, IL, US (HQ)
    1245 Diehl Rd #200
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    Fall in Love with Four elevate™ Brands

    Looking to satisfy a sweet tooth? We have you covered with everything from guilt-free soft-baked plant-based cookies to chocolate that will boost your mood, literally. Four brands join our elevate™ program, designed to aid emerging brands and enable them to grow in the marketplace. Each month, we ar…

    crazy GOOD™ Summer Trends Ahead!

    KeHE’s Summer Show broke virtual boundaries, bringing over 550 industry-leading specialty, natural & organic, and fresh suppliers to our retail partners, preparing them for the summer selling season. This year’s immersive digital show platform enabled participants to explore the show floor virtu…

    Celebrate Black History Month

    Consumers want to know more about the people behind a brand just as much as they care about the ingredients inside the product. KeHE is proud to work with numerous minority-owned companies through our DIVERSEtrade™ supplier program, helping break down barriers to entry and supporting them to ensure …

    Looking Ahead to Warmer Days

    While it may be snowing in some parts of the country, we are already thinking and planning for the summertime! This week, our annual KeHE Summer Show launched virtually, allowing attendees to find all the products their customers will crave during the summer months of May, June, and July. The show i…

    KeHE Kicks Off Virtual Summer Show & Announces On Trend® Award Winners

    Naperville, IL – January 28, 2021 – Today, KeHE Distributors officially started their 2021 Summer Show, which is hosted virtually through the distributor’s proprietary digital platform. Specialty, natural & organic, and fresh products will be featured at the virtual show by over 550 exhibitors a…

    Elevating KeHE’s Summer Show

    This week our virtual Summer Show opens for participants to log in and discover thousands of products on deep deals. From authentic easy-to-make meals and better-for-you pastas, to keto-friendly protein bars and guilt-free wafer bites, all four elevate™ brands are sure to make an impact now through …
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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 2,664 employees.

    • Who are Kehe-distributors competitors?

      Competitors of Kehe-distributors include UNFI, 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.