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  Ellenbee Leggett
has a long history of excellence in food
service distribution
   
   
   
   
 
 

Ellenbee Leggett has a long history of
excellence in food service distribution, starting
as early as 1960, when Ernest Kite, a longtime
Cincinnati food broker recognized the potential
in the industry and began a series of company
acquisitions. Among them, was the notable
Francis H. Leggett Company, a seven state
retail distributor and Ellenbee Foods, a strong
school and health care supplier. The merger
created Ellenbee Leggett and initiated over
50 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.