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The Pentallect partners’ personal executive experience, coupled with their reputation as provocative and outside-the-box thought leaders, have made their pragmatic advice, opinions and insights some of the most sought after in the food industry. The Pentallect team is honored to be regularly quoted in national and leading industry publications.



Are We Seeing a Pandemic “Fee For All”?

    By:  Gary Karp | Bob Goldin and Barry Friends March 4, 2021 We all are aware of how challenging the last business quarter and year have been for all foodservice trading partners. The recent Pentallect POV discussing the results of the top three public...

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Foodservice Distribution Alert: Walmart is Coming!

    By:  Barry Friends | Bob Goldin February 1, 2021 Foodservice distribution “old-timers” may recall the shivers they felt when Walmart acquired the McLane Company back in 1990, and their eventual relief when Warren Buffet’s Berkshire Hathaway bought the...

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