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August 29, 2022

Severe heat and droughts are wreaking havoc across the globe

The summer of 2022 has seen significant, sustained drought across the globe, from Europe to China to the US and Africa, and has brought with it serious ripple effects, from energy shortages to severe food insecurity. Places like California in the US have suffered from droughts for years, with statewide restrictions on water use becoming the norm. But record droughts in other areas of the world, like Europe and Asia, are affecting everything from agriculture to energy transport. Many places now suffering from severe heat and drought — like the UK — don’t necessarily have the infrastructure to deal with such weather extremes. And when rain does eventually fall, it’s likely to cause flooding due to sustained heat and dryness.

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June 27, 2022

Honor Foods Acquires The R.W. Zant Company

Honor Foods expands its foodservice redistribution capability through Burris Logistics’ purchase of the R.W. Zant Company. R.W. Zant is a foodservice redistributor with protein expertise located in Los Angeles, CA. The transaction closed on June 21, 2022. Complimentary product portfolios will expand the capabilities of both companies, including immediate increased logistical benefits provided by Burris Logistics’ cold chain assets and freight brokerage via Trinity Logistics. Both companies share a proud family heritage and partner-first mentality. 

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June 13, 2022

Honor Foods Acquires Sommer Maid Creamery

Honor Foods has agreed to purchase Sommer Maid Creamery, a foodservice redistributor with dairy expertise located in Pipersville, Pennsylvania. The transaction closed on June 10, 2022. The acquisition of Sommer Maid Creamery broadens Honor Foods’ dairy portfolio and solidifies its position as the preferred foodservice redistributor within the Mid-Atlantic and New England regions. Further, the acquisition also provides Honor Foods with immediate access to the southeast, where Sommer Maid has established partnerships.

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June 2, 2022

Why you could be paying 50% more for a jug of milk this year

Prices are rising at the fastest pace in decades, creating a cost-of-living crisis that's forcing people around the world to make tough choices about what to buy. The United Kingdom is no exception: inflation hit a 40-year high of 9% in April and is forecast to peak above 10% toward the end of this year. The high cost of fuel and heating is just part of the problem. Food prices have also leaped, climbing nearly 7% compared with a year ago, according to data released Wednesday.

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March 30, 2022

Russia war ends era of globalization that kept inflation low

For decades, the free flow of trade across much of the world allowed the richest nations to enjoy easy access to low-priced goods and supplies. It meant solid economies and stable markets. And for households and businesses, especially in the United States and Europe, it meant an entire generation of ultra-low inflation.

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March 24, 2022

#LifeWithHonor: Women In Logistics

When it comes to professionalism and performance - women in logistics and redistribution rely on their natural ability to multitask and are excellent leaders and mentors. Learn more.

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March 3, 2022

Port Delays Continue to Pile Up

Global shipping is likely to take another hit in the wake of the Russia-Ukraine conflict. The invasion adds a level of complexity to an industry already navigating changing consumer demand, inflation, and the ongoing effects of the pandemic, according to global shipping executives.

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January 7, 2022

#LifeWithHonor: Crystal Boyland

Redistribution is done right at Honor Foods in Philadelphia, a Burris Logistics Company, primarily due to our Team. When you choose Honor Foods, you choose our people too. So, we are choosing to highlight them a series of short blogs showcasing their #LifeWithHonor.  We are pleased to introduce you to Crystal Boyland, Accounts Payable Specialist. […]

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