Alliant Foodservice Acquires K & N Meats


DEERFIELD, Ill., May 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Alliant Foodservice, Inc., a subsidiary of Alliant Exchange, Inc. and one of the nation's largest broadline foodservice distributors, has acquired Seattle-based K & N Meats.
"We are extremely pleased that the integrity and customer focus of the two companies has been combined to form such a strong alliance," said Frank Patton, Division President for Alliant Foodservice's Western Division.

Alliant Foodservice, with total sales of more than $6 billion, is one of the largest privately held enterprises in the United States.  Alliant Foodservice also provides access to, an internet-based service
that provides 24/7 access to a catalog of more than 165,000 foodservice items, equipment, related supplies, and value-added services.  Alliant Foodservice is
the exclusive distributor of such brand lines as Glenview Farms dairy products, Bluewater Seafood, and Luzzatti Italian product lines.