Whitsons Family of Companies

Whitsons Culinary Group carefully selects like-minded organizations that align with our values when considering an acquisition of a business into the Whitsons Family of Companies. The unique synergies among our organizations provide a natural fit for us to further deliver on our shared mission together. 

Expanding Wholesome Foods and Personalized Services into New Communities

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Whitsons acquired Lintons Food Service Management, based in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania, in 2022. The acquisition enabled Whitsons to further expand existing business lines in the healthcare, residential, and education industries, in a variety of settings. Lintons’ foundation and experience in providing successful food service programs dates back to 1890 when the Lintons Food Service Company of Philadelphia was founded by Isaiah Linton. In its 132 years of operations, Lintons established 26 restaurants in convenient neighborhood locations to provide superior personalized customer service, and now has food service operations ranging from Pennsylvania to Alabama. For more information on Lintons, click here.

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Whitsons is pleased to announce that we have recently acquired Fresh Picks Cafe, based in Manchester, New Hampshire. The acquisition enables Whitsons to expand our reach further into the New England education market. Fresh Picks Café is a leading food service management company that provides comprehensive value in school food services for public K-12 school districts and summer camps throughout the Northeast. Since 1993, they have built a reputation and success based on quality of food, exceptional service, and a professional team. For more information on Fresh Picks, click here.

Whitsons and its family of companies share in the belief that food nourishes the body and mind
and were all founded on the principles of dedication and personalized service.