Given the rising cost of food and food-related services, balancing the bottom line without compromising quality is a challenge. In addition to controlling costs and improving efficiencies, customers are demanding more diverse fare as well as flexible dining options. To help you address these challenges, Essensa has one of the most competitive foodservice programs in the industry–offering members up to 15% in annual savings.
Our contracted suppliers:
National Foodservice Distribution
Our relationship with US Foods provides access to over 350,000 products. As one of the largest food distributors in the country, US Foods proudly employs approximately 25,000 people in more than 60 locations nationwide. Additional benefits of this contract include access to brand name products, guaranteed price protections, simple online ordering, on-time delivery, and financial and menu development tools.
Regional Foodservice Distribution
Essensa understands the need to find the sweet spot between locally sourced and safe food. That's why we've contracted with Testa Produce, an FDA-compliant produce and specialty product distributor that's been in business for over a hundred years and serves the Chicagoland area (Illinois, Northwest Indiana, and Central and Southern Wisconsin). The Essensa Produce Program offers Essensa members in this area the opportunity to purchase a variety of items from the Testa Produce catalog.
Buy Local–New York
Essensa also supports New York-based companies and the buy local food initiative. Essensa is pleased to include the following New York-based companies in its portfolio:
- Driscoll Foods
- Tony's Fish & Seafood
- Upstate Niagara Cooperative
Let us demonstrate how your organization can take the concept of food to the next level. Complete the brief request form for a complimentary cost analysis today!