Delaware North Cos., Buffalo, New York, has awarded a major supply contract to Pro*Act, which handles fresh produce delivery for foodservice.

In a June 17 news release, the company said Pro*Act, Monterey, Calif., will be supplying 500,000 or more cases of fresh produce annually for its U.S. foodservice operations.

Glen White, spokesman for Delaware North, said working with Pro*Act helps consolidate the company’s produce distributors.

Pro*Act will serve some of Delaware North’s large clients, including venues for Major League Baseball, White said. The contract with Pro*Act was finalized in April, he said.

“In the past some of our operations would reach out to more than produce house in the region,” White said.

White declined to disclose the details of the contract. Delaware North operates restaurants and concessions in more than 150 locations, including state and national parks, White said.

White said Delaware North’s relationship with Pro*Act goes back several years and working with Pro*Act will help reduce costs.

Pro*Act sources and delivers fresh produce for the foodservice industry though 70 distribution centers in North America, and Delaware North Cos. is one of the world’s leading hospitality and foodservice providers, according to the news release.

Pro*Act to supply Delaware North Cos.