Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
January 15, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Grant M. Conway, COO
Eastern Quality Foods Expands Seafood Trading Operations
Acquires Frozen Seafood Distributor Glenn Sales Company
Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida – January 15, 2020 – Eastern Quality Foods (“Eastern”) is pleased to announce it is expanding its frozen seafood offering by acquiring the Glenn Sales Company (“Glenn Sales”). This acquisition, completed on January 10, 2020, represents a consolidation of expertise and resources that will allow Eastern to significantly increase its seafood trading operations. Leveraging strong product knowledge and deep supplier relationships, Glenn Sales has grown over the last sixty years to be a leading wholesale distributor of frozen seafood in the United States, including the distribution of its High Tide branded seafood.
“We are thrilled about the opportunity to join Eastern Quality Foods. We have a great relationship with the leadership team and look forward to expanding our distribution capabilities with the capital and customer resources that Eastern provides,” said Bruce Pearlman, former president of Glenn Sales Company. “We remain committed to our valued supplier and customer relationships and to maintaining the individual service and attention that has made us successful. Eastern brings a wealth of wholesale distribution knowledge to complement our business model, along with the values of a family business that are so important to all of us at Glenn Sales.”
“We are pleased to welcome the Glenn Sales Company to the Eastern family. We share their long-standing commitment to quality products and excellent customer service,” said Ted Rueger, president & CEO of Eastern Quality Foods. “We look forward to working together with the Glenn Sales team and are excited about our shared future.”
In operation for more than sixty years, Glenn Sales is a successful wholesale distributor of frozen seafood located in Atlanta, Georgia. The newly formed “Glenn Sales Company” division of Eastern will retain all employees and office locations, with Bruce Pearlman, former president of Glenn Sales Company, managing the seafood division out of its current Atlanta office facility. Eastern Quality Foods (www.easternqualityfoods.com) is a privately held wholesale distributor of protein including poultry, beef, seafood, eggs and pork with fourteen sales offices throughout the United States and Mexico. The company, headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, has operated since 1954.