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Art Kehe founds
Kehe Foods , which operates from his home ’ s basement . His first employees are his wife and children .
Kehe Foods moves into office space in
Addison , Illinois .
KeHE becomes an ESOP
Kehe Food Distributors changes name to KeHE after purchasing
Tree of Life & Peters Imports
KeHE purchases Nature ’ s Best expanding national distribution capabilities . 4000 employees .
KeHE purchases Monterrey Provisions . Employing over 5000 .
The DIVERSEtrade ® program is developed
Art retires and his son , Jerry Kehe , takes over the reins of the company .
Late 1970 ’ s-2010
Kehe Foods moves into a 500,000 square foot National Headquarters and Warehouse in Romeoville , Illinois .
Brandon Barnholt joins KeHE as President & CEO .
KeHE unveils new logo depicting a unified Specialty , Natural & Organic and Fresh expertise .
KeHE is certified as a B Corporation
The CAREtrade ® program is developed
The Diversity & Inclusion Council is formed
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