Their success in the beverage industry paved the way for expansion into other areas of foodservice. In 1998, Reyes Holdings acquired The Martin-Brower Company, a firm that had a relationship with McDonald’s dating to Ray Kroc’s first restaurant in Des Plaines, Illinois. Today, Martin Brower serves 16,000 McDonald’s stores worldwide.
In 2005, Reyes Holdings completed the acquisition of Wisconsin-based Reinhart Foodservice, Inc., one of the nation’s leading foodservice distributors.
By 2015, the company launched Great Lakes Coca-Cola Bottling LLC, which serves parts of six states in the Midwest, including the cities of Chicago, Detroit, Minneapolis and Milwaukee. In the years that followed, Reyes Holdings entered agreements with Coca-Cola for markets on the West Coast; including the key cities of Los Angeles, San Francisco and San Diego under Reyes Coca-Cola Bottling.