U.S. Foodservice has purchased Pennsylvania-based poultry, meat and seafood distributor Ritter Food Service, a division of The Pennfield Corporation.

Ritter's operations will become part of the U.S. Foodservice Allentown, Pa., division. "We look forward to welcoming Ritter customers to U.S. Foodservice," said Jeff Baldasano, division president, U.S. Foodservice-Allentown. "This acquisition gives our customers access to Ritter's broad selection of high-quality poultry, beef, pork, fresh and frozen seafood."

Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.