At Semper Foods, our mission is to reshape the food distribution landscape by connecting industry professionals with real food solutions that ensure satisfaction and ignite success.
We are thrilled to share with you that Semper Foods has been named to Inc. magazine’s annual Best Workplaces list! After collecting data from thousands of submissions, Inc. selected 475 honorees this year. Each company that was nominated took part in an employee survey, conducted by Quantum Workplace, which included topics such as management effectiveness, perks, fostering employee growth, and overall company culture. The organization’s benefits were also audited to determine overall score and ranking.
The high temps of summer might finally be here, but Semper Foods has been bringing the heat all year! 2022 has just simply not let up and we are all thrilled to be along for the ride. With the business flourishing and still growing, there is more to be done than ever before. With this in mind and our eyes on future growth, we are thrilled to announce the newest addition to our thriving team, Mr. Ryan Wittman! He will be joining our team as Chief Financial Officer. Ryan brings many years of experience and expertise with him and is sure to be instrumental as Semper continues to grow and expand under his strategic guidance.
“The role of COO was never going to be filled unless the right person was available for the job. Andrew has been with Semper Foods for the last two years and the mark he has made on the company can not be denied. Few people are as prepared as he is to take on this challenge and we cannot wait to see what he accomplishes in his new role.”
Opening of our Operations office in Milwaukee, WI. This serves as the base of operations for our COO and part of our operations team.
Semper Foods Ranks No. 1590 on the 2022 Inc. 5000 Annual List! With Three-Year Revenue Growth of 400% Percent, Semper Foods Receives Ranking No. 1590 Among America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies. Check out the Full Article on Our LinkedIn!
Semper Foods has been named to the Inc. 2022 Best in Business list in the General Excellence category. Inc.’s Best in Business Awards honor companies that have made an extraordinary impact in their fields and on society.
The list, which can be found in the Winter issue of Inc. magazine (on newsstands December 13), recognizes the most dynamic companies of all sizes and industries that have had an outstanding influence on their communities, their industries, the environment, or society as a whole.
“This team that we work with here at Semper Foods finds a new way to make me proud each and every day. It has always been an integral part of the Semper Foods culture to make sure that we find ways to give back and positively influence the communities in which we are privileged to be a part. I feel confident in saying that Semper Foods has quickly made its own indelible mark on not only our communities but on the industry as well. To be recognized by an outside group is further validation of our efforts and an extra push to continue striving for excellence.” - Andrew Bennington, Chief Operating Officer of Semper Foods.
Opening of our Procurement office in Huntsville, AL. This is a strategic hub that is close in proximity to many of the frozen food conglomerates whom we do business with. Enabling us to inspect materials before purchase and spend time with executives at 5 of the major fully integrated poultry processors in the USA.
Achieved our first $10 M in sales.
"Jay is not new to Semper Foods. He has been an integral part of the Semper Team since day one as one of the three original founders. For the last 3.5 years he has served as the President of Semper Foods and today it is with the utmost respect and excitement that we announce Jay’s newly reformed title as Chief Growth Officer (CGO)."
Julia accepted a new and expanded role within the company and will now serve as our Director of Human Resources and Accounting.
With over 2,700 entries and an acceptance rate in the low single digits, we are proud to announce that Semper Foods has been awarded and named to @incmagazine’s 2021 Best in Business list in the Micro Company Size (10-49) category. This is the second annual awarding of the medal as part of their recognition program to celebrate companies making the biggest impact on their communities, their industries, the environment, and society as a whole. According to Editor-in-Chief of Inc., Scott Omelianuk, “The companies on this year’s list are changemakers with heart." “When founding Semper Foods with my partners, our vision has always been to create an environment that provides and supports all of the initiatives that we felt our previous employers lacked. We’re proud to be an honoree in Inc’s Best in Business awards and we will continue to strive to better the impact we make on our employees and surrounding communities.” - Eric Ouellette, Chief Operating Officer, Semper Foods.
Semper Foods' first-ever direct export transaction to Trinidad and Tobago (55,000 lbs.), further establishing our footprint as a player in the frozen goods global export industry.
The summer of 2019 saw the addition of two very important members to the growing Semper Foods team. Tim Panzeri joined as the Vice President of Procurement and Trevor Redpath joined as the Vice President of Sales. These would prove to be two key roles in the growing development and expansion of the Semper Foods footprint.
Company was formed as a Florida registered LLC. with three partners all owning equal shares of 33.33% each, Andy Geller (CEO/CFO), Jency Osvaldo Lopez (CGO, bilingual in Spanish) and Eric Ouellette (COO).
Boca Raton, FL corporate HQ address was formed and opened at 7000 West Palmetto Park Road #210, Boca Raton, FL 33433. At this location resides the CEO/CFO, Andy Geller and our now Director of HR and Accounting, Julia Furman. Number of employees at this time is 4.
Plymouth, MI Operations office was officially opened. The COO, Eric Ouellette and our top salesman, Craig Steinman report for duty here. Number of employees at this time is 5.
First sales office established in downtown St. Petersburg, Fl. This office will prove to be the heart of our sales, marketing, and operations team as time progresses. Number of employees at this time is 7.
Within 4 months of starting Semper Foods, we hit our first one million in sales.
Semper Foods has numerous storage locations to better serve both our domestic and international clientele.
Semper Foods HQ
7000 W Palmetto Park Rd #210
Boca Raton, FL 33433
Semper Foods is a niche frozen food distributor and co-packer that specializes in commodity and further processed, value added protein solutions to a vast array of end users all over the world.