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Stock Report: Sysco Corporation (SYY) Report Updated: Jul 25, 2016 | Print This Page

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Company Profile

Sysco Corporation, through its subsidiaries, markets and distributes a range of food and related products primarily to the foodservice or food-away-from-home industry. It distributes a line of frozen foods, such as meats, seafood, fully prepared entrees, fruits, vegetables, and desserts; a line of canned and dry foods; fresh meats and seafood; dairy products; beverage products; imported specialties; and fresh produce. The company also supplies various non-food items, including paper products comprising disposable napkins, plates, and cups; tableware consisting of china and silverware; cookware, such as pots, pans, and utensils; restaurant and kitchen equipment and supplies; and cleaning supplies. In addition, it distributes personal care guest amenities, equipment, housekeeping supplies, room accessories, and textiles to the lodging industry. The company serves restaurants, hospitals and nursing homes, schools and colleges, hotels and motels, industrial caterers, and other foodservice customers. As of June 27, 2015, it operated 197 distribution facilities in the United States, Bahamas, Canada, and Ireland. The company was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.