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MILESTONES

1953

Art Kehe founds
Kehe Foods , which operates from his home ’ s basement . His first employees are his wife and children .

1983

Kehe Foods moves into office space in
Addison , Illinois .

2000

KeHE becomes an ESOP

2010

Kehe Food Distributors changes name to KeHE after purchasing
Tree of Life & Peters Imports

2014

KeHE purchases Nature ’ s Best expanding national distribution capabilities . 4000 employees .

2016

KeHE purchases Monterrey Provisions . Employing over 5000 .

2019

The DIVERSEtrade ® program is developed

1975

Art retires and his son , Jerry Kehe , takes over the reins of the company .

Late 1970 ’ s-2010

1995

Kehe Foods moves into a 500,000 square foot National Headquarters and Warehouse in Romeoville , Illinois .

2007

Brandon Barnholt joins KeHE as President & CEO .

2013

KeHE unveils new logo depicting a unified Specialty , Natural & Organic and Fresh expertise .

2015

KeHE is certified as a B Corporation

2017

The CAREtrade ® program is developed

2019

The Diversity & Inclusion Council is formed
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