Food outlays up 4.7%, now 12.6% of total

Hirschfeld, Jeff
November 1998
FoodService Director;11/15/98, Vol. 11 Issue 11, p73
Trade Publication
Highlights the total amount spent by the United States' top 50 group purchasing organizations (GPOs) in food purchasing in 1997 for 66,169 of their member facilities. Data from the second `FoodService Director' Performance Report of 50 Group Purchasers; Solid trend of consolidation and mergers; Shift in the number of member healthcare facilities serviced by the GPOs; Committed menus; Distribution operating principles.


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