GrubMarket Acquires Vaccaro & Sons in St. Louis, Missouri

Tue. May 4th, 2021 - by Anne Allen

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Another exciting acquisition has been announced today, as GrubMarket revealed that it has acquired the highly regarded produce provider Vaccaro & Sons in St. Louis, Missouri.

Mike Xu, Chief Executive Officer, GrubMarket"Vaccaro & Sons is known in the St. Louis area for its commitment to quality and exceptional service,” said GrubMarket CEO Mike Xu. “The team is a true value-added partner who brings creative solutions to customers and producers. This acquisition puts GrubMarket on a path to further expand to the vital food supply chain corridor of the Midwest. We are motivated to leverage our network and software technology to support the food supply chain ecosystem of the Midwest and explore new ways of creating opportunities for the heartland. We are excited to welcome the Vaccaro & Sons team to the GrubMarket family as we further strengthen our position across the country. Together, we will build a greater customer base and a stronger producer network in the food ecosystem nationwide."

As a result of the acquisition, Vaccaro & Sons will now be able to optimize GrubMarket’s innovative, proprietary WholesaleWare software suite, which provides food industry suppliers and vendors with seamless financial management, precise inventory management, user-friendly online ordering and sales, and engaging CRM tools, according to a press release.

GrubMarket revealed that it has acquired the highly regarded produce provider Vaccaro & Sons in St. Louis, Missouri

"We are excited to join the GrubMarket network and welcome the new growth opportunities that GrubMarket's technology and platform bring,” said Dale Vaccaro, CEO of Vaccaro & Sons. “We are constantly striving for the best customer service and committed to meet the varied needs of all our customers. We are thrilled to learn that GrubMarket shares this same mission of supporting growers and serving customers with the highest standard. We sincerely look forward to joining the GrubMarket Team and taking Vaccaro & Sons to the next level of success."

Vaccaro & Sons is a key sourcing channel for high quality fresh produce, known for its premium quality and service. During the start of the pandemic last year, Vaccaro & Sons saw immense growth, providing essential food delivery services to communities and businesses throughout the St. Louis area. Further accelerating its market expansion, the supplier acquired Adolph & Ceresia Produce Co. in January.

Following the acquisition by GrubMarket, Vaccaro & Sons will continue to be managed by its current leadership team, Dale Vaccaro, Dean Vaccaro, and Rick Massey.

With another pivotal acquisition under its belt, what growth will we see from this wholesaler next? AndNowUKnow will surely report.

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