Sysco Announces Agreement to Acquire The Coastal Companies, a Leading Fresh Produce Distributor

December 7, 2021 Sysco

Sysco Corporation (NYSE: SYY), the leading global foodservice distribution company, announced today it has entered into an agreement to acquire The Coastal Companies, a leading fresh produce distributor and value-added processer, from Continental Grain Company. Upon completion of the transaction, the acquisition will operate as part of FreshPoint, Sysco’s specialty produce business. The acquisition will create a strong FreshPoint presence in the Mid-Atlantic region, provide significant value-added manufacturing capabilities and further diversify Sysco’s produce specialty business.

Sysco Announces Science-Based Climate Goal, Leads U.S. Foodservice Distribution Industry by Committing to Reduce Emissions by 2030

November 24, 2021 Sysco

 Sysco Corporation (NYSE: SYY), the leading global foodservice distribution company, announced today it has set an ambitious, industry-leading climate goal to reduce emissions across its global operations and the company’s entire value chain.

America’s Biggest Wholesale Food Distributor Sysco Corporation Lists Plant Veda’s Products

October 26, 2021 Plant Veda

Plant Veda Foods Ltd. is pleased to announce that retailers and restaurants will be able to access Plant Veda’s lassi and creamer product lines through the Sysco Corporation Network.

North America’s Largest Wholesale Food Distributor Forced to Delay, Pause Service to Various Customers

September 2, 2021 Fox News

North America’s largest wholesale food distributor, Sysco, has had to delay or pause service to a “limited number of customers” in various locations around the country due to unprecedented labor shortages. 

Buyer, Seller, Grower Groups Join Forces to Fund CPS Produce Safety Research

August 24, 2021 Center for Produce Safety

Investing in the food safety of fresh produce comes down to pride, potential, partnership and priorities, say the latest major contributors to Center for Produce Safety’s (CPS) research program.