DPI Specialty Foods Inc. is one of the leading wholesale food distributors that delivers gourmet, organic, ethnic food and other specialized products in the United States. The company offers more than 55,000 items through its five distribution centers. DPI Specialty Foods serves foodservice operators, retail grocers and customers in other food sectors. In addition to food, the company offers technology, marketing, merchandising and sales services. Founded in 1989, the company is controlled by the Irish Dairy Board. It provides a full line of food service products, such as meat, cheese, frozen food, desserts, pastries, pasta dishes and seafood, as well as restaurant equipment and supplies.