has a long history of
excellence in food service distribution, starting
as early as 1960, when Ernest
Cincinnati food broker recognized the
in the industry and began a series of
acquisitions. Among them, was the
Francis H. Leggett Company, a seven
retail distributor and Ellenbee Foods, a
school and health care supplier. The
created Ellenbee Leggett and initiated
years of quality service and products.
By 1980, with the addition of several more
quality food specialty firms, combining over
100 years of experience, Ellenbee Leggett
had established itself as a leader in the
region’s foodservice industry.