US Foods acquires analytics firm
April 14, 2016
by MEAT+POULTRY Staff
ROSEMONT, Ill. – US Foods recently acquired Food Genius, a technology provider that specializes in foodservice data and analytics. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Food Genius employees will join US Foods.
“Our core technologies are built for a single purpose, providing consistent and predictable structure on top of what is normally inconsistent datasets in foodservice,” said Jason Felger, CEO of Food Genius. “We’re all very excited to be a part of US Foods mission of being first in food.”
Food Genius scrapes data from restaurant menus posted online and uses technology applications that simplify the process of transforming this unstructured data into application-ready datasets and actionable business insights.