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Making Restaurants Better Event Sponsored by Sysco
Let’s Talk Womxn, an action led movement of 600+ women restaurant owners, is delighted to partner with Sysco Corporation, the leading global foodservice distribution company, to present a panel discussion with the American Culinary Foundation and celebrated food personality Andrew Zimmern on May 22, 2022. This event features a gourmet dinner by five Chicago restaurateurs, embodying their collaborative Let’s Talk Womxn model.
The panel will provide insightful discussion focused on opportunities to “Make Restaurants Better” including those related to policy, business, women’s issues and solutions to help strengthen the restaurant industry...
Sysco’s Tom Peck Wins 2022 Houston CIO of the Year
Sysco Corporation, the leading global foodservice distribution company, congratulates Tom Peck, Sysco’s executive vice president and chief information and digital officer on being recognized as the 2022 Houston CIO of the Year ORBIE Awards winner in the Super Global category. The prestigious CIO of the Year ORBIE Award is a leading technology executive recognition program honoring the CIOs who are driving innovation and transforming Houston's leading organizations.
“I am very proud to congratulate Tom on this achievement,” said Kevin Hourican, Sysco’s president and chief executive officer. “He leads the development..."
Nowadays Closes $7 Million Seed Round to Accelerate Health-Focused, Plant-Based Chicken
Health-focused plant-based meat company Nowadays closed its oversubscribed Seed round, raising just shy of $10 million to-date to support commercialization of new plant-based chicken innovation, scale its proprietary whole-cut technology platform, and expand distribution.
Currently, the company offers crispy plant-based chicken nuggets that have a classic fried chicken taste and texture made with only seven simple and sustainable ingredients. Nowadays emerges from its latest round of funding with one of the highest valuations for a company in its category...
Kroger Dallas Division Launches Restaurant Supply
Kroger's Dallas Division is making it simpler for local restaurants to keep their customer-favorite items on the menu. Known for providing the freshest food at a great value, the grocer is launching Kroger Restaurant Supply, exclusively in Greater Dallas today.
Kroger Restaurant Supply offers an alternative to ordering in large quantities that have highly variable pricing and require deliveries on a set schedule. This service offers competitive wholesale pricing, opportunities to purchase items by the case or unit and seven-day-a-week delivery.
"Supply chain bottlenecks are impacting nearly every restaurant across..."
US Foods Files Preliminary Proxy Statement and Appoints Two New Directors to Board
US Foods Holding Corp., one of the largest foodservice distributors in the United States, today announced that it has filed its preliminary proxy materials with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) in connection with its upcoming 2022 Annual Meeting of Shareholders (the “2022 Annual Meeting”). The preliminary proxy statement is available on the investor relations section of the Company’s website at www.usfoods.com.
In connection with the filing of the preliminary proxy materials, the Board disclosed its slate of director candidates for the 2022 Annual Meeting, which...
Sysco Celebrates International Women’s Day
Sysco Corporation, the leading global foodservice distribution company, today announced the Company’s fourth annual observance of International Women’s Day (IWD) across its global organization. To recognize this important day, Sysco is sponsoring the Let’s Talk Womxn’s Let’s Talk Change Virtual Summit on March 1, 2022.
Let’s Talk Womxn is a collaboration of women restaurant owners which aims to learn from and support each other through an action-led movement.
“Sysco is proud to celebrate International Women’s Day as part of our commitment to inclusiveness,” said Kevin Hourican, Sysco’s president and CEO. “I am.."
Sysco Joins the USDA and EPA List of U.S. Food Loss and Waste 2030 Champions
Sysco Corporation, the leading global foodservice distribution company, has been added to the list of U.S. Food Loss and Waste 2030 Champions by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The U.S. Food Loss and Waste 2030 Champions are businesses and organizations that have made a public commitment to reduce food loss and waste in their own operations in the United States by 50% by the year 2030.
Sysco has committed to diverting 90% of operations and food waste from landfills...
Sysco Completes Acquisition of the Coastal Companies
Sysco Corporation, the leading global foodservice distribution company, announced today it has completed the acquisition of The Coastal Companies, a leading fresh produce distributor and value-added processer. The acquisition will operate as part of FreshPoint, Sysco’s specialty produce business, and enables FreshPoint to enhance its service to the important Mid-Atlantic region, strategically diversify its portfolio by adding retail and ready-to-eat capabilities and adds state-of-the-art facilities with capacity for growth.
Founded in 1992 and based in Laurel, MD, The Coastal Companies generates annual revenue of approximately...
US Foods Board of Directors Announces Corporate Governance Changes
US Foods Holding Corp., one of the largest foodservice distributors in the United States, today announced that, following a governance review by the Board of Directors (the “Board”)”, it has implemented a series of changes consistent with its commitment to best practices of corporate governance.
Effective immediately, the Board of Directors has determined to separate the roles of Chief Executive Officer and Chair. Robert M. Dutkowsky, currently US Foods’ independent lead director, has been elected non-executive Chair. Pietro Satriano will continue as Chief Executive Officer and a director...
Sysco Announces Election of Three New Directors
Sysco Corporation, the leading global foodservice distribution company, announced today that three new directors, Ali Dibadj, Jill M. Golder and Alison Kenney Paul, will join the company’s board of directors effective Jan. 1, 2022, expanding the size of the board to 13 members. These new directors were appointed in connection with the board’s ongoing refreshment efforts, and will stand for reelection at Sysco’s next Annual Meeting of Stockholders on Nov. 18, 2022.
Edward D. Shirley, Sysco's chairman of the board, said, "We are very pleased to welcome Ali, Jill and Alison to..."
Sysco Relaunches Foodie Magazine
Sysco Corporation, the leading global foodservice distribution company, announced today that its Foodie magazine has been relaunched with a new look and feel to create a more engaging experience for foodservice operators. The newly designed magazine can be found online as part of Sysco’s Foodie Solutions platform, providing helpful resources, ideas and information to support customers’ success.
Foodservice operators can look forward to reading about the following tips and trends in the newest Foodie edition include:
- Digital Solutions and Services: Find out how Sysco has teamed up with Google to help customers optimize their...
The Popularity of Golf Throughout the Pandemic is Driving Increases in Foodservice Shipments
As an outdoor sport that enables players to socially distance themselves from one another, golf has proven to be the perfect pandemic sport. Golf equipment dollar sales grew by +37% from January through August 2021 compared to the same period a year ago, reports The NPD Group. Often indicative of new players, year-over-year sales of golf club sets and balls grew by +37% and +27%, respectively. In addition to golf equipment manufacturers, foodservice operators at country clubs and golf courses...
Sysco Offers New and Innovative Products For Fall 2021 Through Cutting Edge Solutions Platform
Sysco Corporation, the leading global foodservice distribution company, announced today the nationwide launch of eight innovative concepts exclusively for Sysco customers through the company’s Cutting Edge Solutions platform. These chef-tested and exclusive products provide foodservice operators with on-trend menu options such as plant-based ingredients as well as innovative to-go solutions that will help them stand out in the ever-evolving foodservice environment.
“Our Cutting Edge Solutions platform helps our customers stay on-trend and ahead of the competition with new and..."
Golden State Foods Appoints Justin Vannoy as Corporate Vice President and President, Liquid Products
Golden State Foods announced the appointment of Justin Vannoy as GSF corporate vice president and president, Liquid Products North America (LPNA). Based in Conyers, Georgia, Vannoy will lead the planning and execution of a strategic business plan to satisfy GSF's financial and operational objectives, including customer growth, product quality, food safety, associate safety, and succession planning. His role will also focus on broadening the capabilities, technologies, and markets in which...
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