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From product orders large to small, Vistar goes beyond delivery; we use our industry knowledge to uncover the true potential of your business. By utilizing industry leading information and sales data, each one of our business segments is designed to encompass everything you need to succeed. Whether you need national scale service or specialized, Vistar is your all-in-one supplier.

Vending & Micro Markets

Vending & Micro Markets

Vistar is the only national distributor to the vending and micro market industries. Our nationwide volume and buying power ensures quality products at a competitive price you expect require from a partner. Not only do we have top selling retail products, including better-for-you options, we have dedicated resources to help grow your business.

We have 40 years of experience in the vending and micro market industries. So, we know how to help you maximize your profits utilizing category management and plan-o-gram services. We are proud to support NAMA and are actively engaged on the NAMA leadership board.

Retail industry "Our vending and micro market options are second to none. We can help you choose products that will sell."

Vistar is the only national distributor to the vending and micro market industries. Our nationwide volume and buying power ensures quality products at a competitive price you expect require from a partner. Not only do we have top selling retail products, including better-for-you options, we have dedicated resources to help grow your business.

We have 40 years of experience in the vending and micro market industries. So, we know how to help you maximize your profits utilizing category management and plan-o-gram services. We are proud to support NAMA and are actively engaged on the NAMA leadership board.

Office Coffee Service

Office Coffee Service

Whether you need top quality office coffee items for a corporate environment or a more specific selection of coffee and refreshment service options for your customers, Vistar has just what you need.  Your customers will appreciate having a coffee shop destination right where they work. 

Choose from brands like Mars Drinks, Starbucks, Maxwell House, Folgers, Green Mountain, Peet's Coffee, Grindstone and more for a constant coffee supply.

coffee "We keep our people productive with a constant supply of coffee, stocking any size office with the coffee and equipment for cup after cup."

Whether you need top quality office coffee items for a corporate environment or a more specific selection of coffee and refreshment service options for your customers, Vistar has just what you need.  Your customers will appreciate having a coffee shop destination right where they work. 

Choose from brands like Mars Drinks, Starbucks, Maxwell House, Folgers, Green Mountain, Peet's Coffee, Grindstone and more for a constant coffee supply.

Specialty Retail

Specialty Retail

From checkout lines to independent convenience stores, customers have come to expect a variety of candy and snack food options. By choosing Vistar, you're choosing the leading provider of convenient snacks in numerous industries. Expand what’s available to your customers through our extensive inventory, which includes non-food options like cosmetics, batteries and aspirin. More businesses choose Vistar because we don’t stop at supplying products, we help your business thrive. We specialize in getting customers to grab last minute “impulse buys,” a method proven to improve profit.

Through our sales data and experience, we can strategically stock your store with items we are confident will sell. Our flexible EDI capabilities and proven just-in-time reorder process make it especially easy for retailers to replenish high profit-margin items with essentially no interruption to their daily business operations.

Vistar truck “We specialize in impulse sales solutions that deliver proven incremental profits.”

From checkout lines to independent convenience stores, customers have come to expect a variety of candy and snack food options. By choosing Vistar, you're choosing the leading provider of convenient snacks in numerous industries. Expand what’s available to your customers through our extensive inventory, which includes non-food options like cosmetics, batteries and aspirin. More businesses choose Vistar because we don’t stop at supplying products, we help your business thrive. We specialize in getting customers to grab last minute “impulse buys,” a method proven to improve profit.

Through our sales data and experience, we can strategically stock your store with items we are confident will sell. Our flexible EDI capabilities and proven just-in-time reorder process make it especially easy for retailers to replenish high profit-margin items with essentially no interruption to their daily business operations.

Theatre & Concessions

Theatre & Concessions

Vistar is the nation’s leading distributor of concession products to the theatre, sports, and leisure industries. More venues choose us because of our huge product selection, convenience and accommodating service. Temperature controlled trucks take to the streets from our strategically placed OpCos, delivering anywhere in the country. 

Our weekly delivery schedule ensures a constant supply of savory snacks, brand name popcorn, candy, and frozen and refrigerated foods; along with non-food items such as cups, tubs, food trays, napkins and sanitation/janitorial supplies. By leveraging industry data and working in conjunction with our supplier network, we can determine what products will boost sales depending on the event or venue. We also cater to special events that may call for increased inventory or customized promotional cups and paper products. Whether your business is a thriving multi-property theatre, a concessions chain, or a small independent exhibitor, Vistar has the expertise to provide you with unparalleled distribution and logistics for all your essential products.

Theater industry “Whether your crowds are full of cheering fans or film fanatics, we are experts in providing entertainment concessions.”

Vistar is the nation’s leading distributor of concession products to the theatre, sports, and leisure industries. More venues choose us because of our huge product selection, convenience and accommodating service. Temperature controlled trucks take to the streets from our strategically placed OpCos, delivering anywhere in the country. 

Our weekly delivery schedule ensures a constant supply of savory snacks, brand name popcorn, candy, and frozen and refrigerated foods; along with non-food items such as cups, tubs, food trays, napkins and sanitation/janitorial supplies. By leveraging industry data and working in conjunction with our supplier network, we can determine what products will boost sales depending on the event or venue. We also cater to special events that may call for increased inventory or customized promotional cups and paper products. Whether your business is a thriving multi-property theatre, a concessions chain, or a small independent exhibitor, Vistar has the expertise to provide you with unparalleled distribution and logistics for all your essential products.

Hospitality

Hospitality

Vistar is a consultant thatdrives additional revenue inside your hotel with product insight and merchandising expertise.

We have everything your need for your hotel from refrigerated to frozen, including ice cream, all your sweet and salty snacks, a selection of pastries, beverages; like tea and juices, even non-foods and janitorial items, all delivered on our climate controlled trucks so you never have to worry about food safety. You can even combine your pantry items with your breakfast bar all in one order. With Vistar, you can expect the highest service levels, and receive full order deliveries every time.

Our wide variety of products and knowledge about the latest trends help reduce costs, reduce vendor count and reduce headache. We offer plan-o-gram services and category management with shelf management availability and fast and easy online ordering.

Hospitality industry “Welcome your guests with brand standard approved great tasting snacks & beverages, breakfast items and coffee bar solutions.”

Vistar is a consultant thatdrives additional revenue inside your hotel with product insight and merchandising expertise.

We have everything your need for your hotel from refrigerated to frozen, including ice cream, all your sweet and salty snacks, a selection of pastries, beverages; like tea and juices, even non-foods and janitorial items, all delivered on our climate controlled trucks so you never have to worry about food safety. You can even combine your pantry items with your breakfast bar all in one order. With Vistar, you can expect the highest service levels, and receive full order deliveries every time.

Our wide variety of products and knowledge about the latest trends help reduce costs, reduce vendor count and reduce headache. We offer plan-o-gram services and category management with shelf management availability and fast and easy online ordering.

Travel

Travel

Your customers are constantly looking for convenient snacking options that don’t require them to skimp on nutrition or taste while they are traveling. Vistar provides fresh, frozen, and refrigerated better-for-you items as well as traditional sweet and salty snacks to all major airports.

Our national reach and company-owned fleet allow us to deliver multi-temperature products where and when you need them—whether that be once or multiple times per week. Our drivers are certified and badged, so you can rest easy knowing a friendly Vistar team member will be there to deliver your orders.

Ask our specialists for their guidance on merchandising. We offer plan-o-gram services and category insights to help you select the right product mix for each of your locations, so you can maximize your revenue.


Travel Industry "We make sure that your customers won’t sacrifice taste or variety for convenience in their snacks while they travel. With Vistar, you get the best of both worlds."

Your customers are constantly looking for convenient snacking options that don’t require them to skimp on nutrition or taste while they are traveling. Vistar provides fresh, frozen, and refrigerated better-for-you items as well as traditional sweet and salty snacks to all major airports.

Our national reach and company-owned fleet allow us to deliver multi-temperature products where and when you need them—whether that be once or multiple times per week. Our drivers are certified and badged, so you can rest easy knowing a friendly Vistar team member will be there to deliver your orders.

Ask our specialists for their guidance on merchandising. We offer plan-o-gram services and category insights to help you select the right product mix for each of your locations, so you can maximize your revenue.


Campus Retail

Campus Retail

Vistar understands each campus retailer is unique and strives to provide profitable solutions with top selling brands and industry leading service and support. We are large enough to offer a wide variety of item options but mall enough to give the service you deserve. We offer national distribution with a flexible delivery model--allowing us to get your products to you by truckload, by pallet, or by single carton.

Our flexible EDI capabilities and proven just-in-time reorder process make it especially easy for on campus retailers to replenish supplies that students rely on with essentially no interruption to their daily business operations.

Retail industry “We are the nation’s largest specialty distributor of complete campus solutions for retail, vending, athletics, and concessions.”

Vistar understands each campus retailer is unique and strives to provide profitable solutions with top selling brands and industry leading service and support. We are large enough to offer a wide variety of item options but mall enough to give the service you deserve. We offer national distribution with a flexible delivery model--allowing us to get your products to you by truckload, by pallet, or by single carton.

Our flexible EDI capabilities and proven just-in-time reorder process make it especially easy for on campus retailers to replenish supplies that students rely on with essentially no interruption to their daily business operations.

Merchant's Mart

Merchant's Mart

Get the convenience and cost effectiveness of a wholesale store without a membership fee. Take advantage of our Merchant's Mart for buying high quality name brand products in bulk. We carry thousands of options specifically selected for each region at our locations. Our warehouses hold food, beverages, cleaning supplies and more. We’ll even prepare orders for pick-up at the door if requested within 24 hours.

These retail locations are dedicated to saving you time and money when purchasing your wholesale products. Additionally, our knowledgeable staff can guide you through our Merchant’s Mart inventory to help you decide which products to purchase based on trends, insights, and location.

Merchants mart “Browse our wide range of products in person and get speedy pick-up orders at our competitive cash and carry stores.”

Get the convenience and cost effectiveness of a wholesale store without a membership fee. Take advantage of our Merchant's Mart for buying high quality name brand products in bulk. We carry thousands of options specifically selected for each region at our locations. Our warehouses hold food, beverages, cleaning supplies and more. We’ll even prepare orders for pick-up at the door if requested within 24 hours.

These retail locations are dedicated to saving you time and money when purchasing your wholesale products. Additionally, our knowledgeable staff can guide you through our Merchant’s Mart inventory to help you decide which products to purchase based on trends, insights, and location.

Corrections

Corrections

Delivering the right product offerings for secured facilities requires industry knowledge, product insights, consistent delivery protocols, and nationwide purchasing power. At Vistar, we are passionate about helping you create a profitable corrections commissary that benefits your residents while maximizing your profits with innovative cost-effective solutions.

Vistar's delivery system is designed to accommodate your facility's unique layout, security requirements and specifications. We are the only corrections broadliner with the capability to deliver all your staples as well as frozen and refrigerated products, including ice cream. With our fleet of company owned and operated temperature controlled trucks, and low delivery fees and minimums, we not only deliver great service, we also provide consistency. You always know who is delivering your products and your orders will be handled by qualified and reliable Vistar drivers who are knowledgeable about your specific operation.

With all the challenges you encounter on a daily basis, ordering shouldn't be one of them. Vistar has streamlined your ordering process by developing MYVISTAR, our easy on-line ordering system. It's fast, easy and will save you time and money. And if you have questions? Don't worry. We have experienced customer service representatives who understand the segment and are ready to assist you with placing orders or simply answering questions. And we have the flexibility to accommodate any size order, big or small. And invoices? We simplified that too. Place any type of order from snacks and beverages to non-food items and janitorial supplies and combine it on one invoice. One order, one invoice, one delivery.

As the corrections segment evolves, Vistar understands it's more than just snacks and beverages. You need a distributor who has everything you need from health and beauty to fresh and frozen, for a successful commissary. We have breadth and selection of products, including protein bars, hot and cold food items, better-for-you snacks, as well as food service options, office coffee services, and our own value line of proprietary items from pastries to paper towels. These options are all available at competitive prices, with deeper discounts and exclusive promotional deals.

Corrections industry “Your source for corrections commissary solutions.

Delivering the right product offerings for secured facilities requires industry knowledge, product insights, consistent delivery protocols, and nationwide purchasing power. At Vistar, we are passionate about helping you create a profitable corrections commissary that benefits your residents while maximizing your profits with innovative cost-effective solutions.

Vistar's delivery system is designed to accommodate your facility's unique layout, security requirements and specifications. We are the only corrections broadliner with the capability to deliver all your staples as well as frozen and refrigerated products, including ice cream. With our fleet of company owned and operated temperature controlled trucks, and low delivery fees and minimums, we not only deliver great service, we also provide consistency. You always know who is delivering your products and your orders will be handled by qualified and reliable Vistar drivers who are knowledgeable about your specific operation.

With all the challenges you encounter on a daily basis, ordering shouldn't be one of them. Vistar has streamlined your ordering process by developing MYVISTAR, our easy on-line ordering system. It's fast, easy and will save you time and money. And if you have questions? Don't worry. We have experienced customer service representatives who understand the segment and are ready to assist you with placing orders or simply answering questions. And we have the flexibility to accommodate any size order, big or small. And invoices? We simplified that too. Place any type of order from snacks and beverages to non-food items and janitorial supplies and combine it on one invoice. One order, one invoice, one delivery.

As the corrections segment evolves, Vistar understands it's more than just snacks and beverages. You need a distributor who has everything you need from health and beauty to fresh and frozen, for a successful commissary. We have breadth and selection of products, including protein bars, hot and cold food items, better-for-you snacks, as well as food service options, office coffee services, and our own value line of proprietary items from pastries to paper towels. These options are all available at competitive prices, with deeper discounts and exclusive promotional deals.

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