Locations Details



Fax: 405.753.7853


14200 North Santa Fe Ave., Edmond, OK 73013

General Manager

Kirk Purnell

Assistant General Manager

Nolen Cleaves

Assistant General Manager

Michael Powers

About Oklahoma

Ben E. Keith Foods was introduced to Oklahoma in December 1983 with the purchase of the Johnston Fruit Company. Three years later, the Collin-Dietz-Morris Company was acquired and both companies were placed under the Ben E. Keith banner and started to grow the business in Oklahoma.The Oklahoma Division of Ben E. Keith Foods now services accounts in Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri and Arkansas. Ben E. Keith Foods, Oklahoma moved from its original distribution center at 316 South Blackwelder in Oklahoma City to the new Edmond location at 14200 North Santa Fe Avenue in January 2006. The new state-of-the-art facility totals over 355,000 square feet on 88 acres of land with room for expansion. The warehouse contains 44 dock doors with product stored in eight different temperature zones. The Oklahoma division currently has over 460 employees and includes an inventory of over 15,000 items.

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Ben E. Keith Named DMA’s Shareholder of the Year

Jan 02, 2015

DMA Shareholder of the Year 2014
FORT WORTH, TX – Distributor Market Advantage (DMA) has named Ben E. Keith Foods as their 2014 Shareholder of the Year. DMA is a national foodservice distribution system whose shareholders are prominent regional foodservice distributors that have joined together to provide foodservice operators with the advantages of a national distributor and the service of a local business.

Oklahoma Division named a Top Workplace 2014 by The Oklahoman

Dec 08, 2014

Ben E. Keith finished No. 6 on this year’s large list, the same place it held last year on the midsize list. Over the past year, the food service distributor has grown from 346 employees to 440.


Ben E. Keith Foods Announces Promotions

May 09, 2014

Ben E. Keith Foods has announced the recent promotion of eight senior staff members as well as a retirement of a 40 year veteran.