TEMPLE, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--McLane Company, Inc., a leading supply chain services company providing grocery and foodservice supply chain solutions, today announced an expanded agreement between McLane Foodservice Inc., and BURGER KING®. Under the new agreement, McLane Foodservice, Inc., will provide support to an additional 600 BURGER KING restaurants located in Tennessee, Georgia, Florida, and Alabama. This addition brings the total number of BURGER KING stores McLane services to 2,467 locations from eight distribution centers across the U.S.
Since 2000, BURGER KING® has counted on McLane Foodservice as its primary distributor. The extended relationship ensures the restaurant chain will continue receiving McLane’s dependable service offerings and support as the business grows.
“In the highly competitive QSR industry, BURGER KING continues to up its game in terms of menu offerings and the locations served,” said President of McLane Foodservice, Inc. Tom Zatina. “We are honored the company has entrusted us with their foodservice supply chain needs over time and we look forward to further contributing to their success.”
McLane Company, Inc. is one of the largest supply chain services leaders in the U.S. providing grocery and foodservice supply chain solutions for convenience stores, mass merchants, drug stores and chain restaurants throughout the United States. McLane, through McLane Grocery and McLane Foodservice operates 83 distribution centers across the U.S. and one of the nation’s largest private fleets. The company buys, sells and delivers more than 50,000 different consumer products to more than 100,000 locations across the U.S. In addition, McLane provides alcoholic beverage distribution through its wholly owned subsidiary, Empire Distributors, Inc. McLane is a wholly owned unit of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK) and employs more than 29,000 teammates.
About the BURGER KING® Brand
Founded in 1954, the BURGER KING® brand is the second largest fast food hamburger chain in the world. The original HOME OF THE WHOPPER®, the BURGER KING® system operates more than 14,000 locations in approximately 100 countries and U.S. territories. Almost 100 percent of BURGER KING® restaurants are owned and operated by independent franchisees, many of them family-owned operations that have been in business for decades. The BURGER KING® brand is owned by Restaurant Brands International Inc. (TSX,NYSE:QSR), one of the world's largest quick service restaurant companies with more than $23 billion in system sales and over 19,000 restaurants. To learn more about the BURGER KING® brand, please visit the BURGER KING® brand website at www.bk.com or follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.