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August 16, 2022
Global Food Solutions Named to Inc.5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies in America List For A Second Time
The annual Inc.5000 recognizes America’s top private companies based on exceptional year-over-year growth and innovation
HAUPPAUGE, NEW YORK, USA – August 16, 2022: Global Food Solutions Inc. (“GFS” or the “Company”), one of the nation’s largest providers of nutritious school breakfast and lunch products for kids, today announced that it has been named to Inc. Magazine’s (“Inc.”) prestigious Inc.5000 list recognizing the fastest growing private companies in America for 2022. GFS was ranked 4,193 of 5,000 companies listed.
June 12, 2020
Global Food Solutions Combats Pandemic With Food
In early February, Michael Levine ’12, CEO of Global Food Solutions, was contemplating the new coronavirus wreaking havoc in China. Instead of hedging his bets, he went all in on a bold new strategy. Using his ingenuity and data pulled together by him and his team, the entrepreneur kept his business safe — even thriving — despite the virus’ destructive path. He also managed to provide his customers, including schools, hospitals and food pantries, with wholesome yet long-lasting food to help them ride out the COVID-19 pandemic.
December 05, 2019
LUXlife magazine announces Global Food Solutions as a winner of the 2019 Food & Drink Awards, Most Sustainable Foodservice Partner.
Over recent years, the Food & Drink industry has seen a new wave of sectors burst into the market and influence the way we eat, drink, and enjoy our favorite cuisines. From the prevalence of specialty eating practices and diets, such as Veganism, to the emergence of consumer-led trends, such as food photography, companies working within the food and drink industry are working harder than ever to facilitate the diverse and evolving demands of millions of individuals worldwide. In addition to commending the businesses which continue demonstrating a high level of culinary excellence by serving some of the most sumptuous dishes, the Food & Drink Awards pays homage to those who successfully cater to the varying lifestyles, tastes, and choices of the modern-day consumer by bringing new and innovative products to the table.
Commenting on the success of the awards program, Coordinator Katherine Benton stated: “Congratulations to all of my winners: 2019 has been an exciting and challenging year in this fast-paced market, and I am immensely proud of your success. Best of luck going forward!”
November 14, 2019
Michael's keys to success for a successful technology implementation.
Haley Urann, Account Exec at NetSuite hosts a talk with Tracy Slotkin and guest speaker Michael Levine about Micheal's keys to success for a successful technology implementation.
November 04, 2019
Michael Steven Levine CEO of Global Food Solutions Inducted Into the 2019-2020 WACE Hall of Fame
Michael Steven Levine – CEO of Global Food Solutions, is a dynamic and innovative entrepreneur, who is especially passionate about working on a vision to drive healthy and sustainable change in the food industry as the CEO of Global Food Solutions. We are pleased to announce Michael has been accepted into the 2019-2020 WACE Hall of Fame.
November 04, 2019
Right Start Foods helps ensure no student eats alone through We Dine Together and Be Strong’s 5th Annual event live from Houston, Texas
Right Start Foods (“Brand of Global Food Solutions”) today announced its commitment to ensuring no student ever eats alone, through supporting the Houston Texas edition of We Dine Together and for Be Strong Live’s 5th Annual Free National Event for Bullying Prevention Month, live from Houston Texas.
October is Bullying Prevention Month, and this year, top Houston government, education, and nonprofit officials convened at the national assembly for bullying prevention and resiliency on October 17 at Alley Theatre presented by Be Strong. This year over seven hundred students gathered in person and was provided free on a live stream to over one million students to hear messages of empowerment and resilience. Right Start Foods provided free meals to each student attending the assembly and presented the We Dine Together dinner on October 16, where city officials and nonprofit leaders come together to discuss bullying prevention and awareness initiatives to help empower and protect students in Houston Texas and around the USA.
June 21, 2019
MEDIA ADVISORY: PRESS EVENTS & PHOTO OPPORTUNITIES WITH CELEBERTY CHEF’S AT ANC 2019
Right Start Foods will announce the next-generation of breakfast products designed exclusively with the needs of K-12 operators in mind at the ANC National Conference in St. Louis.
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April 04, 2019
Linda Stalzer-Farahani Appointed Director of Distribution & Supply Chain Operations
Hauppauge, NY. - April 04, 2019 – Global Food Solutions announces the hiring of Linda Stalzer-Farahani as the company’s Director of Distribution & Supply Chain Operations. Linda will provide critical support and technical expertise to our distribution network and supply chain operations around the United States and Canada. This appointment allows Global Food Solutions to continue its expansion plans by creating innovative, wholesome products for the Food Service industry.
March 04, 2019
Global Food Solutions Participates in the 47th Annual Legislative Action Conference in Washington, D.C.
Hauppauge, NY. - March 4th, 2019 – Global Food Solutions announces their appearance at the 47th annual legislative action conference in Washington, D.C.
Continuing our support & commitment to the K-12 segment, schools, and their students, Thomas Kurza (Director of K-12 Sales East) attended the annual Legislative Action Conference for School Nutrition. Thomas teamed up with 14 other individuals currently in positions that include food management companies, food manufacturers, and school districts from across the state of New Jersey to advocate for national policy efforts supporting school nutrition programs. Thomas met with staff from Donald Payne Jr. NJ's 10th Congressional District, Bonnie Watson Coleman, NJ's 12th Congressional District & Bill Pascrell NJ's 9th Congressional district advocating for continued support & funding for the USDA breakfast program, simplification of administrative processes like USDA reviews, & creating a benchmark for proper time allotted & required for students to eat lunch.
January 19, 2019
Michael Steven Levine CEO of Global Food Solutions accepted into Forbes New York Business Council
Forbes New York Business Council Is an Invitation-Only Community for Successful Business Owners and Leaders in Greater New York City
Michael Steven Levine – CEO of Global Food Solutions, Michael is a dynamic and innovative entrepreneur, who is especially passionate about working on a vision to drive healthy and sustainable change in the food industry as the CEO of Global Food Solutions. He has been accepted into the Forbes New York Business Council, the foremost growth and networking organization for successful business owners and leaders in Greater New York City.
October 18, 2018
Be Strong LIVE Tour » New York City
Global Food Solutions, sponsoring partner of Be Strong, donated over 2,500 meal kits that provided lunch to the students who attended the Be Strong Live tour in New York City. The Carnegie Hall event was well received by the schools and students who participated. A minimum of 532,989 students/educators tuned in via livestream and 2500 attended in person and represented at least 700 schools.
October 12, 2018
Be Strong Rings the NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell
Michael Levine, Global Food Solutions CEO and Be Strong board member, rang the Nasdaq closing bell in Times Square with the help of Gigi, the youngest girl to ever close the stock market. Global Food Solutions is honored to be a supporting sponsor of Be Strong, a national non-profit organization focused on preventing bullying.
October 05, 2018
Global Food Solutions Helps Ensure No Student Eats Alone Through We Dine Together and Be Strong's 4th Annual Event Live From New York City
Global Food Solutions announced its commitment to ensuring no student ever eats alone, through supporting New York's edition of We Dine Together and for Be Strong's 4th Annual Free National Event for Bullying Prevention Month, live from New York City.
October is Bullying Prevention Month, and this year, top NYC government, education, and nonprofit officials convened at the national assembly for bullying prevention and resiliency on Oct. 18 at Carnegie Hall presented by Be Strong. This year nearly 3,000 students gathered to hear messages of empowerment and learn resilience. Global Food Solutions provided free lunch to each student attending the assembly, and presented We Dine Together on Oct. 17, where city officials and nonprofit leaders came together to discuss bullying prevention and awareness initiatives to help empower and protect students in New York City.
August 31, 2018
Allison Luna Appointed Director of Special Projects & Programs
Global food Solutions announces the hiring of Allison Luna as its Director of Special Projects and Programs. Allison holds a Master’s degree in Interdisciplinary Health Sciences from Drexel University College of Medicine and shares our passion for developing healthy and wholesome food products.
August 20, 2018
Thomas Kurza Appointed Director of K-12 Sales East
Hauppauge, N.Y.- August 21th, 2018- Global Food Solutions announces the hiring of Thomas Kurza as its Director of K-12 Sales East. He will be providing sales support and expertise throughout the Eastern Division. This appointment allows Global Food Solutions to continue its expansion plans by providing direct sales support, insight & solutions throughout the Eastern Division.
October 11, 2017
The Mindset of a Winning Entrepreneur
Hauppauge, N.Y.- October 11th, 2017- Our CEO, Michael Levine, got the opportunity to write an excellent article for the Secret Entourage about the mindset of a winning entrepreneur. In the article, he talks about his experiences being a young, millennial, entrepreneur and what he thinks the keys to success are.
August 16, 2017
Global Food Solutions Ranks No. 1354 on the Inc. 5000 with 3-Year Sales Growth of 301%
NEW YORK, August 16, 2017 – Inc. magazine today ranked Global Food Solutions No.1354 on its 36th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment – its independent small and midsized businesses. Companies such as Microsoft, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, Pandora, Timberland, LinkedIn, Yelp, Zillow, and many other well-known names gained their first national exposure as honorees of the Inc. 5000.
March 07, 2017
Global Food Solutions Launches New Website
Hauppauge, NY. - May 06, 2016 – Global Food Solutions announces the release of our new website located at www.GlobalFoodSolutions.CO The March 07, 2017 website launch provides a comprehensive overview of our trademarked brands and company capabilities.
February 22, 2017
Global Food Solutions - Opens Linden, New Jersey Warehouse
Hauppauge, NY. - February 22, 2017 – Global Food Solutions announces the opening of its newest warehouse in Linden, New Jersey. The February 22, 2017 grand opening dramatically improves logistical support for local area Food Service Distribution Companies. The new facility also allows Global Food Solutions to expand its dry food goods warehouse capacity for customers in the Metro New York market.....
June 01, 2016
Elena Misoulis Appointed Director of Nutrition & USDA Commodity Food Programs.
Hauppauge, NY. - June 01, 2016 – Global Food Solutions announces the hiring of Elena Misoulis as the company’s Director of Nutrition & USDA Commodity Food Programs. Elena will provide critical support and technical expertise to Food Service Distribution Companies. This appointment allows Global Food Solutions to continue its expansion plans by creating innovative, wholesome products for the School Food Industry.
October 31, 2016
Global Food Solutions Works with #BESTRONG Foundation to Promote Anti-Bullying in Schools
Hauppauge, NY. – October 31st, 2016 – Global Food Solutions & CEO Michael Steven Levine recently worked with Monica Lewinsky and the #BESTRONG Foundation to promote Anti-Cyber Bullying in Schools. This work provides a strong foundation to build on for the Global Food Solutions team in furthering our philanthropic efforts in working with our Global Cares Program.