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Deal would create the nation's largest food service company
GREEN TREE - EMCO Foodservice Systems said it is merging with Atlanta-based ComSource Independent Foodservice Companies Inc..
If the deal goes through - the 220 owners expect a recommendation by early March - it will create the country's largest food service company, with combined sales topping $13 billion. North American sales would be $15.4 billion.
EMCO and ComSource were created by groups of independent companies and designed to assist those companies in selling their products to suppliers.
They also provide services that their owner-members couldn't afford on their own, such as …