Miami, FL — Blue Star Foods Corp., (“Blue Star,” the “Company,” “we,” “our” or “us”) (NASDAQ: BSFC), an integrated Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) sustainable seafood company with a focus on Recirculatory Aquaculture Systems (RAS), announced a recently signed a 2-year bid award purchase agreement with Sysco Corporation. The Bid Award Purchase Agreement is effective starting immediately, and is for purchase of Blue Star’s award-winning brands, such as Blue Star, Pacifika and Good Stuff.
John Keeler, CEO of Blue Star Foods, commented, “Market demand is always shifting its dynamics. We worked with Sysco’s strategic sourcing team in achieving a flexible-pricing model adjusting to trends in the fast pacing “center of the plate” seafood category.”
Keeler, added, “Having worked in the foodservice industry for the last 28 years, I have never seen such a thoughtful and data driven approach from our foodservice distributors partners as Sysco’s strategic sourcing team did. I feel confident that it will result on an increase of market share in our category in 2024. We work rigorously to be known as a trusted brand and reliable partner. I am humble in the trust that a company as well-known as Sysco has placed in us.”
Sysco Foods is the global world’s global broadline foodservice leader. Sustainability is an integral part of Sysco Recipe for Growth business strategy and leading in responsible sourcing practices like seafood.
About Blue Star Foods Corp. (NASDAQ: BSFC)
Blue Star Foods Corp. an integrated Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) sustainable seafood company with a focus on Recirculatory Aquaculture Systems (RAS) that processes, packages and sells high-value seafood products. The Company believes it utilizes best-in-class technology, in both resource sustainability management and traceability, and ecological packaging. The Company also owns and operates the oldest continuously operating Recirculating Aquaculture System (RAS) full grow-out salmon farm in North America. The company is based in Miami, Florida, and its corporate website is: https://bluestarfoods.com
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