At Saval, We Believe Integrity and Trust are at the Root of Our Culture

It's pronounced Saval, like Travel.

Now in its fourth generation, Saval Foodservice continues its mission to deliver on its promise to provide excellent customer service and unique quality products.

Our years in business have provided our company with seasoned leadership and an understanding of what it takes to be successful. We are a diverse company with many dedicated multilingual sales representatives.

At Saval, we listen to our customers by providing unique products, brands, and services and partnering with our restaurant customers.

Above all, we are committed and driven to deliver on our promises to provide exceptional customer service. Whether you’re working with our customer service team, brainstorming with our sales representatives, or chatting with our drivers – we strive to bring your business everything it needs to succeed in the foodservice industry.

A Commitment to Quality

"we buy better, so you buy better"

We’re a member of UniPro Foodservice – the largest independent distribution cooperative network. Why? Our benefits provide significant advantages for you.

The sourcing team at Saval is always working to expand our product catalog to meet your needs. Our new division, 1932 Specialty Produce & Meat offers West Coast produce sourcing and our own USDA cut steak facility. Explore our product offerings here.

Community Partners & Philanthropic Efforts

We are committed to giving back to our community by supporting and partnering with local non-profits.

Leadership Team

Paul Saval
Paul Saval
President & CEO
Brian Saval
Brian Saval
Vice President
Jay Lim
Jay Lim
Vice President of Sales
Gary Peisach
Gary Peisach
Senior Vice President of Operations
Mark Holzman
Mark Holzman
Chief Financial Officer
Bryan Bernstein
Bryan Bernstein
Merchandising Manager
Deanna Segreti
Deanna Segreti
Director of Corporate Marketing
Ken Plante
Ken Plante
Corporate Chef

Interested in a Career with Saval?

If you are seeking career opportunities in an organization with individuals committed to growing with a strong value system based on honesty and integrity in an open, respectful environment then follow us to a great place to work.

It all started with Harry and Flora Saval


Saval food products founded

Harry & Flora Saval founded Saval Food Products in Baltimore, Maryland as a processor of Saval Deli & a distributor of deli meats.


saval sons join the business

The second generation of Saval's began joining in the Family business. Eventually, all four sons would work for the company.


saval foods moves

Saval Foods makes the move up the street to a new processing facility on Corned Beef Row in Baltimore, Maryland.



Saval Foods purchases the assets of Neuman-Director – a processor of deli meats in Washington D.C.

Leonard & Murray Saval move to Washington D.C. to head the distribution operation.


Expansion & consolidation

Saval's distribution operations are consolidated in Elkridge, Maryland while Saval Processing remains in Baltimore - with Jeffrey Saval taking over operations.

5,000 foot expansion at the Corned Beef Row facility allowed for further production increases & even more capacity.


Paul saval named president & ceo

Paul L. Saval, brother to Jeffrey Saval & son of Albert Saval is named President & CEO of Saval Foods Corporation after having joined Saval in 1983. Saval Foods Corporation's two subsidiaries are Saval Foodservice & Deli Brands of America.


deli brands of america

Saval Processing is renamed to Deli Brands of America under the guidance of Jeffrey Saval. Deli Brands of America remains in Baltimore, Maryland today and is an adaptive & exceptional force in private label manufacturing of fine deli meats.


Aquisition of auth's meats

Saval purchases the assets of Auth's Brothers Quality Fresh Meats, a processor of cut steaks and distributor of broadline food products.

Deli Brands of America now houses the steak cutting operation in Baltimore, Maryland.


facility expansion

Saval Foodservice expands its distribution center with a 56,750 sq. ft. dry goods addition in Elkridge, Maryland.


Deli Brands expansion

Deli Brands of America expands its processing plant and adds significant cooking & chilling capacity to production line.


Center for logistics & slicing opens

Deli Brands of America opens Center for Logistics & Slicing in Baltimore County, Maryland with state-of-the-art slicing capabilities for safe & efficient production of sliced meats.


Brian saval named vice president

Having joined the family business in 2009 as a sales representative in Baltimore City, and later changing roles in 2013 to work in National Sales for Deli Brands of America, he transitioned back over to Saval Foodservice in 2015 to manage the Baltimore Regional Sales Team, delivering record-breaking growth year after year.



Saval Foodservice worked to distribute and donate over 15,000 boxes of foodgoods in partnership with Johns Hopkins.


Saval Produce Launches

Saval Foodservice launches Saval Produce, a dedicated produce division.


Celebrating 90 years in business

The Saval Foods Companies celebrate 90 years in business.

Read more about our Baltimore Business Journal Family-Owned Business award.

Frequently Asked Questions

saval 101 | general inquiries