|Type||Private - Family owned|
|Headquarters||Mount Sterling, Illinois, United States|
|Revenue||$3.6 billion (2010)|
Dot Foods is the largest foodservice redistribution company in the United States. Dot offers over 100,000 products from 700 food industry manufacturers. Dot consolidates those products and delivers in less-than-truckload (LTL) quantities to distributors nationwide on a weekly basis. Distributors can buy a mix of temperatures and products, with a combined minimum of just 5,000 pounds.
Dot Foods was founded in 1960 by Robert F. Tracy and was originally named Associated Dairy Products to reflect the nature of the business at the time. Mr. Robert Tracy began the enterprise by selling an assortment of dairy products out of the back of the family station wagon. Robert was originally from Jerseyville, Illinois, and moved to Mount Sterling after marriage.