Sysco Acquires J. Kings Food Service Professionals
Sysco Corporation (NYSE:SYY), the leading global foodservice distribution company, today announced it has acquired J. Kings Food Service Professionals, a New York broadline distributor with approximately $150 million in annual sales.
J. Kings Food Service Professionals, headquartered in Holtsville, New York, was founded by John King more than 45 years ago. Today, the company has grown to one of the leading independent broadline distributors in the New York area, also servicing customers in Connecticut and New Jersey. The majority of the company’s customers are independent restaurant operators, but the company also serves institutional, retail and multi-unit customers.
“J. Kings is a well-respected, New York area broadline distributor, and we are happy to welcome them into the Sysco family of businesses,” said Greg Bertrand, Sysco’s executive vice president, U.S. foodservice operations. “As Sysco continues to focus on...Full Story »Aug 13 8:54 AM, General News