7 Food Distribution Business Success Stories [2024]

Updated: March 20th, 2024
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Here are some real life success stories of starting a food distribution business:

1. Benjamissimo ($120K/year)

Milen Yordanov, the founder of Benjamissimo, a brand of organic vegan chocolate with superfoods, came up with the idea after his friend, who co-founded the brand Roobar, asked for help registering the trademark in Canada. Milen saw this as an opportunity to leave his teaching job and pursue something he was passionate about. He started distributing the energy and protein bars himself, and later added the Benjamissimo chocolate brand to his business.

How much they make: $120K/year
How much did it cost to start: $10K
Current team size: 1


How I Started A $10k/Month Business As A Vegan And Gourmet Food Distributor In Canada

As a non-English speaking immigrant and former teacher in Montreal, Milen Yordanov started a business by distributing Roobar organic protein bars and expanded to distributing Benjamissimo vegan chocolate with superfoods in Canada, making $120,000 in sales last year and growing despite the global crisis.

Milen started Benjamissimo almost 9 years ago
Milen grew the business to $10K/month
It cost Milen $10000 to start the business
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2. Food Apps Company ($144K/year)

How much they make: $144K/year
Current team size:

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They grew the business to $12K/month
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3. @BrandiVBlazin ($48K/year)

How much they make: $48K/year
Current team size:

How I Make $1,000 EVERY WEEK Delivering Food
They grew the business to $4K/month
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4. Food Fleet ($18M/year)

After struggling to find locations to operate their own food truck, the founder took over booking for other trucks and realized the need for a turnkey service for corporations. They used their 35 years of food service experience to provide solutions and help the trucks with everything from food safety to insurance. Their unique approach, along with their understanding of the hospitality business, has allowed Food Fleet to secure national contracts with major companies and achieve significant growth.

How much they make: $18M/year
Current team size: 6


How I Took Food Trucks Corporate And Built A $18M Business

Food Fleet grew over 160% in just one year and managed over 20 million in sales for its clients, securing multiple contracts with the likes of Sodexo, Levy Restaurants and more, due to its understanding of catering client needs and its advanced turnkey and design services.

Jeffrey started Food Fleet about 12 years ago
Jeffrey grew the business to $1.5M/month
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5. Beyond the Crisis ($240K/year)

How much they make: $240K/year
How much did it cost to start: $1K
Current team size: 12


How These Teen Brothers Started A Nonprofit That Distributed $100K Worth Of Food

Beyond the Crisis, founded in 2020 by two brothers, has distributed over $100,000 worth of food to housing communities and homeless shelters, and has been featured on CBS News, PBS, and The Drew Barrymore Show in just two years, proving that with focus, patience, and persistence, anyone can achieve success in building and growing their own nonprofit.

Camden started Beyond the Crisis almost 4 years ago
Camden grew the business to $20K/month
It cost Camden $1000 to start the business
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