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Flanagan Foodservice Whitby Distribution Centre Now Open


Flanagan Foodservice’s new distribution centre in Whitby is now open for business. The new facility represents one of the largest undertakings in the history of the company.



Flanagan Foodservice Requalifies as one of Canada's Best Managed Companies for Fifth Year in a Row


Flanagan Foodservice won its initial Best Managed award in 2013 and has successfully retained its status for five consecutive years, retaining the Gold Standard designation that was awarded to Flanagan’s in 2016.


Flanagan Foodservice and Local Line Receive Local Food Champion Award from Greenbelt Fund


At the Greenbelt Fund Local Food Symposium on November 8, Flanagan Foodservice and Local Line received the Local Food Champion Award in recognition of their partnership to increase local food offerings.


Flanagan Foodservice Celebrates 40 Years in Business


The Flanagan story dates back to 1977 when Joe and Dee Flanagan opened Bob’s Surplus Food Outlet in Waterloo, Ontario.



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Flanagan Foodservice to Invest in Local Food Project with Grant from Greenbelt Fund


The funding supports Flanagan’s goal to expand sales of Ontario food by increasing its local food offerings and investing in a promotional campaign to improve awareness of Ontario food


Flanagan Foodservice and Local Line Partner to Increase Access to Ontario Local Food


Flanagan Foodservice and local food e-commerce platform Local Line have partnered to create a local food program that revolutionizes access to Ontario products for foodservice operators.


Flanagan Requalifies as one of Canada's Best Managed Companies for Fourth Year in a Row


Flanagan Foodservice won its initial Best Managed award in 2013 and has successfully retained its status for four consecutive years, becoming a Gold Standard winner in 2016.



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Flanagan Foodservice Proud Recipient of TELUS Business Community Champion Award


The TELUS Business Community Champion Awards recognize business customers who make a substantial and measureable impact in their local communities.


Flanagan Foodservice Whitby groundbreakingFlanagan Foodservice Celebrates Groundbreaking at Whitby Distribution Centre


New Whitby facility will provide an ideal location to service parts of the GTA and East Ontario and is a key pillar in plans for growing foodservice distribution business.



Flanagan Best ManagedFlanagan Requalifies as one of Canada's Best Managed Companies


Flanagan Foodservice was a winner of Canada's Best Managed Companies program in 2013 and requalified in 2014 and 2015 to maintain its status as a Best Managed company.



Flanagan's contributes $1 to Friends of We CareFlanagan Contributes over $1 million to Friends of We Care


Flanagan's is an active and proud supporter of We Care, a foundation that raises funds through the foodservice and hospitality industry to send physically disabled children to Easter Seals camps across the country.




Barry Reid, new Flanagan Foodservice VP of Sales & MarketingNew Vice President, Sales & Marketing


Flanagan Foodservice is pleased to announce the appointment of Barry Reid as Vice President, Sales and Marketing effective July 21, 2014.





Flanagan's Best Managed Companies 2013Flanagan's Named One of Canada's Best Managed Companies


Flanagan Foodservice is honoured to receive the designation of one of Canada's Best Managed Companies (Best Managed) for 2013.





Black and White NewspaperFlanagan's Enters New Era


Nearly four decades old, Flanagan Foodservice has stepped onto a path of evolution and continuous improvement in order to serve its customers even better.



Flanagan Foodservice Partners with Ocean Wise


Offering a wide variety of sustainable seafood choices Flanagan Foodservice, in conjunction with Vancouver Aquarium, now offers customers ocean-friendly seafood choices that help ensure the health of our oceans.




KW OktoberfestFlanagan's Proud to Support KW Oktoberfest


Kitchener-Waterloo is the biggest party in town. In fact, it is believed to be the largest Oktoberfest in the world outside Munich, where all things Oktoberfest first began.




Flanagan TruckFresh New Look


Who are we? What is our vision? What is our mission? What are our key values? These are all fundamental building blocks in the foundation of a successful and sustainable business enterprise.



s.t.o.p. restaurant supply KitchenerLively, s.t.o.p. Expansions Completed


Two key businesses are celebrating major expansion projects this season. Flanagan's Sudbury facility, in Lively, has completed a major addition, while the Kitchener s.t.o.p. Restaurant Supply put the finishing touches on construction in recent weeks.



Sudbury ExpansionLively Expansion


Flanagan's Sudbury connection has been in growth mode ever since the facility first opened, in 1991. And now, the foodservice centre is experiencing its third expansion in two decades.



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Green plants grow by converting the sun's rays into food energy. Soon, a local food distributor, Flanagan Foodservice, also will be converting the sun's rays into energy, to feed the hydro grid while also making money.



PDF DownloadFlanagan a First in Canada


As part of it's recent 65,000 sq. ft. expansion, Flanagan's became the first company in Canada to install an industrial ammonia/CO2 brine refrigeration system.




Flanagan driver with truckService Every Step of the Way


Selections Magazine was asked to talk about customer service with Flanagan employees from several different departments. It soon became clear that the emphasis on serving customers was universal, company-wide.



WarehouseSudbury Doubles Freezer Space


If you were charting the growth pattern of Flanagan's Sudbury Distribution Centre ... you would probably need a new, taller chart by now.




Kevin Collins cheque presenation22nd Annual Golf Tournament A Success


Flanagan Foodservice Inc. held their annual charity golf tournament on Friday, June 5, 2010 at Foxwood Golf and Country Club in Baden.




HAACP LogoFlanagan Foodservice Receives HACCP Accreditation


Flanagan Foodservice receives HACCP accreditation on March 26, 2007.





Flanagan Cafe AwardFlanagan Receives Family Enterprise of the Year Award


The Southwestern Ontario Chapter of the Canadian Association for Family Enterprise (CAFE) is pleased to announce Flanagan Foodservice Inc. as the winner of the local Family Enterprise of the Year Award.



Computer monitorFrom Recipe Box to Inbox


Flanagan's is using the internet to get timely and unique information to customers.




Green leaf Our Environment


Green is growing at Flanagan's. Once upon a time, the word "green" simply identified a section of the colour spectrum.




Kitchener ExpansionBreaking New Ground


The Kitchener head office will see a significant expansion this year, with groundbreaking during the first week of September.