Golden State Foods
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Golden State Foods
Golden State Foods
Industry Food packaging, Agriculture, Food industry
Founded Los Angeles Area, California (1947)
Headquarters Irvine, California
Key people

Mark S. Wetterau Chair/C.E.O.
Neil Cracknell E.V.P./C.O.O.
Bill Sanderson S.V.P./C.F.O.
Steve Becker Corp. S.V.P. H.R.
Bob Wolpert Corp. S.V.P. Dist.

John Page Corp. V.P. & G.C.
Products foods, beverages,
Revenue Increase $5.0 Billion USD (2013)[]
Number of employees
4000 (2013)[]

Golden State Foods (GSF) is an American foodservice company. Through a joint venture with Taylor Fresh Foods Inc., GSF is one of the biggest service providers to McDonald's restaurants, including liquid products, and its third largest beef supplier in the U.S.[] GSF's Australian group, supplies produce to KFC, Taco Bell and Pizza Hut. GSF also owns the Egypt group, which provides processing and distribution services in the Middle East.


The company was founded in 1947 by Bill (William) Moore, and Frank Streeter and began as a small meat company to supply products to Los Angeles area restaurants and hotels. In the 1950s it became a primary supplier to McDonald's Corporation to provide the fast food restaurant chain with ingredients.

Chef Gold was launched in 2000 to produce liquid products, such as ketchup and mustard, and cooked meat products for a variety of customers. In the same year, GSF formed a self-serving subsidiary called Centralized Leasing Company (CLC) to provide GSF with leasing services. In 2002 Signature Services was launched to offer customized services such as store painting, lot striping, power washing and landscaping. In partnership with The Arthur Wells Group in St. Louis; GSF formed CFM Logistics to help clients with their freight distribution needs.

GSF entered the baked goods business by forming a joint venture with Bryan, Texas-based Mid South Bakery. The baked products are distributed to customers in the Southeastern United States.


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