Denver, CO - (Accesswire - September 12, 2013) - Barfresh Food Group, Inc. (OTC:BRFH), a manufacturer and distributor of unique ready-to-blend beverages, including smoothies, shakes and frappes, today announced that it has opened distribution and received its first order with US Foods in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The order was placed on behalf of Presbyterian Hospital of Albuquerque. Presbyterian Hospital will serve a variety of smoothies and shakes at their five hospitals in New Mexico.
US Foods is one of America’s leading foodservice distributors to restaurants, healthcare and hospitality facilities, government operations and educational institutions. It is America’s tenth largest private company with more than $19 billion in annual revenues. US Foods offers more than 350,000 national brand products along with their own high-quality private label items ranging from meats and produce to frozen foods.
Riccardo Delle Coste, Barfresh CEO, said: "The addition of Presbyterian Hospital to our growing customer list marks the entrance to another segment of the food service industry, the institutional healthcare sector. In addition, the inclusion of our product range by US Foods is a key step in broadening our distribution footprint with market leading partners. This will assist us in gaining further traction with independent and multi-unit restaurants, healthcare and hospitality entities, government and educational institutions." Mr. Delle Coste added: "Opening this distribution was a joint effort between Barfresh and RestaurantLink, a national procurement company for food service operators, and is a direct result of the agreement we signed with them in March of this year."
About Barfresh Food Group, Inc.
Barfresh Food Group, Inc. (www.barfresh.com/us) is a manufacturer and distributor of ready-to-blend beverages. The Company utilizes a proprietary patent pending system, using controlled pre-packaged portions, to deliver freshly made smoothies that are quick, cost efficient and generate no waste. Barfresh Food group, Inc. utilizes contract manufacturing facilities to complete the manufacturing of its sealed pack of ingredients for an individual smoothie. The Company sells ready-to-blend all natural beverages primarily to restaurant chains in the QSR and casual dining sectors and has been expanding its presence in the US as a number of significant restaurant chains enter the smoothie market and choose Barfresh as their provider.
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