Sysco Corp acquires
Goldberg & Solovy Foods
Jun 1, 2011 10:19 AM
Houston TX-based foodservice provider Sysco Corporation (NYSE:SYY) has acquired Goldberg & Solovy Foods Inc (G&S), a broadline foodservice distributor based in Southern California. This acquisition took effect as of May 24, 2011. The management team and employees of G&S will remain with the company.
“G&S’ protein specialty and high-quality customer service are an ideal fit with Sysco’s culture and operations,” said Scott Sonnemaker, Sysco’s senior vice-president, western region. “We welcome the G&S team to Sysco and look forward to working together to continue to grow the business.”
Established in 1974 by Earl Goldberg and partners, Goldberg & Solovy Foods is a broadline institutional foodservice distributor and one of the largest food distribution companies in Southern California. The company provides this area’s foodservice industry with a full line of products, including fresh meat, pork, seafood, poultry, frozen foods, imported cheese, disposables, small wares, and equipment.
“We look forward to partnering with Sysco,” said Earl Goldberg, G&S president. “Our customers can expect the same great service and an even broader line of quality-assured foodservice products.”
Sysco sells, markets, and distributes food products to restaurants, healthcare and educational facilities, lodging establishments, and other customers who prepare meals away from home. Its family of products also includes equipment and supplies for the foodservice and hospitality industries. The company operates 180 distribution facilities serving approximately 400,000 customers.
For more information, visit www.sysco.com.
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