Our History

Fueling The Food Industry Since 1980

Our long-term relationships with domestic and international producers, ocean and inland freight carriers, customers, and traders give us a broad network to draw from.  Our deep knowledge of the industry — paired with strong banking relationships and access to working capital — gives our partners the most important ingredient of all: Room to grow.


Decades of Industry Experience


Sam Marcus founds Excel Packing Company.


Sam Marcus takes Excel public as Kansas Beef Industries.


Marcus family sells Kansas Beef Industries to Cargill.


Howard Marcus forms Marcus Food Company to facilitate buyer’s purchasing needs in both food-service and retail.


Howard Marcus launches Buckhead Beef Company.


Howard Marcus sells Buckhead Beef Company to Sysco Foods.


Billy Marcus forms Marcus Technologies to develop a modern, cloud-based protein trading platform.

Only Marcus Offers

Largest network of buyers & sellers

Established vendor credit lines

Credit management & insurance

Order entry support

A/P & A/R management

Inventory management

Domestic and international logistics


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