February 2002
FoodService Director;2/15/2002, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p15
Trade Publication
States that consolidation in the food manufacturing and distributor community is making it easier for healthcare food service directors to make purchasing decisions. Benefits of consolidation to food service directors and group purchasing operators (GPO); Views of Tom Wessling, vice president of food and nutrition services at AmeriNet, on the issue; Reasons for the sales increase among GPO.


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