MODESTO, Calif. – Dot Foods’ Modesto distribution center employees and their family members, along with neighboring businesses, celebrated Earth Day on Thursday, April 21, by teaming up to clean up their portion of Modesto. Participants collected trash and litter before enjoying a cookout. 

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Dot Foods employee Larry Baca is all smiles after finding a dollar bill during the cleanup.

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Tanisha Johnson and Rod Waring smile for the camera.

Each of Dot Foods’ eight distribution centers across the country held its own Earth Day event, with activities ranging from neighborhood cleanups to cell phone and home electronics recycling. Company-wide, Dot held lunch ‘n learns during the week of April 25 on “green” topics, including recycling, home energy efficiency and raised bed gardening.  

Dot Foods Inc. carries 100,000 products from 700 food industry manufacturers and is the largest food redistributor in the United States. Dot Foods and Dot Transportation sell and deliver foodservice, convenience, retail, vending, equipment and supplies to leading distributors in all 50 states. Dot Foods operates eight distribution centers in: Modesto, Calif.; Vidalia,

Ga.; Burley, Idaho; Mt. Sterling, Ill.; Cambridge City, Ind.; Williamsport, Md.; Liverpool, N.Y.; and Ardmore, Okla.