Frosty Acres Brands Welcomes Fare Foods

Alpharetta, GA   December 11, 2018 – Frosty Acres Brands, the national foodservice marketing and purchasing cooperative for independent distributors, announces Fare Foods as the newest member of the cooperative.

Fare Foods was founded as Porter Foods in 1958 in Du Quoin, Illinois.  Ron Porter, the second-generation owner, found a need in serving concessionaires with traveling fairs.  As this niche business grew, Ron changed the name of the company to Fare Foods, and today continues to specialize in servicing fairs and festivals.  Fare Foods currently operates warehouses in Illinois and Florida, reaching customers in over 44 states.


Frosty Acres Brands is a national marketing and food purchasing cooperative, dedicated to aligning and unifying the sales, marketing, and procurement activities of its Members in order to produce sustainable growth and Member business wealth.  Frosty Acres provides high-quality national brands and private brands, such as Restaurant’s Pride®, to its Members. The Frosty Acres cooperative is comprised of independent food distributors in the U.S., Canada, Cayman Islands, Puerto Rico, and Bermuda. Members of Frosty Acres consist of broadliners, wholesalers, retailers, C-store distributors, system distributors, and center-of-the plate specialists. For more information about Frosty Acres please call 1-800-569-4821, or visit

For more information regarding Fare Foods, please call 800-651-1601, or visit