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Govt Approves BFS Sale To Sysco
December 19, 2012
Govt Approves BFS Sale To Sysco

The government has approved the sale of Bahamas Food Services (BFS) to one of the largest corporations in the United States. Sysco, with revenue over $39 billion in 2011, will acquire the country's largest food distributor for an unknown sum.

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December 20, 2012
BFS Sale Pumps 9M Into Treasury

The government will earn around $9 million in stamp tax from the sale of Bahamas Food Services (BFS) to U.S. wholesale giant Sysco, providing a much-needed injection of cash into the public treasury.

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November 02, 2012
Pritchard blasts BFS sale to Sysco

A leading wholesaler has come out against Sysco's bid to acquire Bahamas Food Services (BFS), saying he does not support the move "by any stretch of the imagination". Robert E. C. Pritchard, vice president of Asa H. Pritchard Limited, told Guardian Business that the takeover will end up "hurting a lot of people".

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September 14, 2012
Talks Begin on BFS Sale to Sysco

Negotiations for Bahamas Food Services (BFS) to be sold to U.S. food supplier Sysco are underway and such a deal would be "the best thing ever" in the local food industry, according to the BFS former head of operations, Philip Lightbourne.

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February 10, 2012
BFS enjoys strong attendance at annual event

More than 145 financial services professionals from The Bahamas and internationally attended the annual International Business & Finance Summit (IBFS), hosted this past weekend in Marsh Harbour, Abaco.
Paul Winder, Chairman of the Bahamas Financial Services Board (BFSB) said, "Although relatively new, IBFS has its origins as a long-standing strategic planning vehicle for the Board, and the recent ...

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October 28, 2010
BFS 'affiliate' buys majority City Markets shareholding

By ALISON LOWE
Business Reporter

alowe@tribunemedia.net

A company that grocery industry sources last night said was affiliated with Bahamas Food Services and its principal, Ben Frisch, has signed a preliminary agreement to purchase the majority 78 per cent stake in City Markets held by the BSL Holdings investor group in a deal which, if it goes through, will shake-up the Bahamian retail and whol...

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Employees concerned over BFS/Prime Bahamas merger
October 03, 2010
Employees concerned over BFS/Prime Bahamas merger

The acquisition of local wholesaler Prime Bahamas by Bahamas Food Services(BFS)has left a bitter taste in the mouths of some Prime Bahamas employees, who claim that they were given a few days'notice that they would have to reapply for their jobs with no guarantees that they would be rehired.

"This is a cost-cutting process. It's unavoidable,"said Prime Bahamas CEO Garland Evans at the company's...

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October 14, 2010
BFS in Prime merger deal

By NEIL HARTNELL

Tribune Business Editor

Leading food distributor, Bahamas Food Services, will today conclude a "merger" with fellow wholesaler Prime Bahamas, acquiring the latter's inventory and assets, plus taking on most of its 52 staff, its proprietor telling Tribune Business: "I'm tired of the fight."

Garland Evans, who built Prime Bahamas into one of the Bahamas' leading wholesalers over ...

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October 23, 2012
Cash: Sysco to bolster shareholder society

The Bahamas could be well on its way to becoming a shareholder society if Bahamas Food Services (BFS) is indeed sold to U.S. food supplier Sysco, according to the acting chairman of the Free National Movement (FNM).

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October 27, 2017
Hands For Hunger provides fresh fruit to Uriah McPhee students

Hands For Hunger celebrated World Food Day on October 16th by treating the entire student body of Uriah McPhee Primary School to an assortment of fresh fruits donated by Bahamas Food Services (BFS). In an effort to promote healthy eating habits, the Hands For Hunger [...]
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