Once a large grocery store or supplier opens a store in Billings, it doesn’t seem long before it opens elsewhere in Montana. According to Evelyn Pyburn of the Big Sky Business Journal, another foodservice distributor is coming to Billings.
Recently, during our “Back to Business” segment with Evelyn, she told us about Shamrock Foods and Shamrock Food Service Warehouse.
According to a spokesperson for Shamrock Foods Company, Shamrock Foods is the largest family foodservice distributor in the western United States. They began serving food service operators in the Montana area in the summer of 2021.
The company is also in the early stages of planning the development of a Shamrock Foodservice Warehouse retail store in the region. It will be the 11 of the companyeShamrock Foodservice Warehouse, which serves restaurateurs, businesses and the general public.
Shamrock Foods and its Shamrock food service warehouse are two different businesses, according to a company spokesperson. In addition, they own Shamrock Farms which is one of the largest family owned and operated dairies nationwide.
According to BusinessWire.com:
Shamrock Foods Company specializes in manufacturing and distributing quality food and food products through a family of companies including Shamrock Foods, one of the 10 largest foodservice distributors, and Shamrock Farms, one of the largest family owned and operated businesses. dairies all over the country. Shamrock Foods has a strong presence in the Western United States serving restaurant, hospitality and institutional foodservice customers.
Evelyn tells us that they may be considering a place in the heights of Billings. We will keep you posted as soon as we have more details.