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About Shamrock Foods Company

Shamrock Foods Company is one of the nation's leading foodservice distributors with a strong presence in the western US. It primarily serves restaurants, healthcare facilities, and hospitality customers by providing everyday staples such as meats, produce, dry goods, beverages, and supplies, as well as ethnic foods and artisanal, gourmet, and other specialty foods. Proprietary brands include Gold Canyon, Markon, Jensen Foods, and Ridegline. Through Shamrock Farms, the company is also one of the largest family-owned and -operated dairies in the country. Founded in 1922 as a mom-and-pop dairy, Shamrock Foods Company is still owned and operated by the founding McClelland family.


Shamrock Foods is now one of the top 10 largest foodservice distributors nationwide. Its products include high-quality meats, dairy, fruits and vegetables, beverages, dry goods and groceries, and kitchen supplies and equipment, among others.

Shamrock Foods exclusive brands include Bountiful Harvest, Fair Meadow, ProPak, ProClean, and ProWare. The company also works with national brands such as B&G Foods, Ecolab, Nestle, Kellogg's, Kraft Heinz, and more.

Geographic Reach

Headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, Shamrock Foods has broadline distribution warehouses located in Phoenix, Arizona; Boise, Idaho; Denver, Colorado; Albuquerque, New Mexico; and Eastvale, California. The company also has systems distribution warehouses in Phoenix, Arizona; Denver, Colorado; Sacramento, California; and Portland, Oregon.

Sales and Marketing

Shamrock Foods serves in restaurants, healthcare, casinos and entertainment, lodging, schools and other industries.

Mergers and Acquisitions

In late 2019, Shamrock Foods has acquired the Boise, Idaho operations of Food Services of America (FSA). The acquisition expands Shamrock Foods' reach in the West and will provide customers expanded offerings and best-in-class technology solutions. "The addition of the FSA Boise operations will complement and strengthen our offerings," said Kent McClelland, President and Chief Executive Officer at Shamrock Foods Company.

Shamrock Foods Company

3900 E Camelback Rd STE 300
Phoenix, AZ 85018-2615
Phone: 1 (602) 477-2500

Firm Stats

Employer Type: Privately Owned
VP & CIO: Rob Baxter
SVP, CFO, Secretary, and Treasurer: F. Phillips Giltner
President: Kent McClelland
Employees (This Location): 600
Employees (All Locations): 4,700

Major Office Locations

Phoenix, AZ

Other Locations

Flagstaff, AZ
Phoenix, AZ
Show Low, AZ
Tucson, AZ
Eastvale, CA
Commerce City, CO
Denver, CO
Albuquerque, NM
Farmington, NM
Las Cruces, NM
Roswell, NM
El Paso, TX
Verona, VA