US - US Foods has become the first nationwide foodservice distributor to achieve Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification.
“Ensuring the integrity of the seafood we deliver is important to US Foods and to our customers,” said Steve Guberman, chief merchandising officer at US Foods.
“We are pleased to be the first nationwide foodservice distributor to certify all our locations to the MSC Chain of Custody Standard. This certification is just another way to show our commitment to becoming a leader of sustainable foods in the industry.”
The MSC Chain of Custody certification underscores the US Foods commitment to customers, to strengthening communities and helping to safeguard the environment. By offering certified sustainable foods and supplies with integrity, US Foods is helping customers to make easier and more sustainable menu choices.
This certification along with additional internal programs is part of the company’s ongoing commitment to sustainability.
“The MSC congratulates US Foods, one of the leading foodservice distributors in North America, on the achievement of attaining MSC certification and offering sustainable, wild-caught seafood to consumers nationwide,” said Geoff Bolan, MSC’s US Program Director.
“Their commitment to sustainable seafood demonstrates US Foods’ leadership in the food service industry.”
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