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.
Evelyne pyburn: Shamrock Foods is coming to Billings and will offer a new option to get food, grocery shopping in the sense. They’re sort of a wholesale outlet. They supply restaurants with food like Costco does and deliver and everything. In fact, they’ve been doing it for most of the summer here in Billings, although they don’t really have a location, but they are looking for a location. We’ve heard rumors that they may have focused on location and heights, but when they open this store – what they call a Food Warehouse Retail Store – it will be their 11th in the western United States.
What is Shamrock Foods?
Evelyne Pyburn: This is the largest private family foodservice distributor in the western United States and someone compared it to how Costco operates where you go and buy larger amounts of food and so on. following.
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.