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Sysco Returns to the National Restaurant Association Show 2017; “Delivering in a Big Way” to Help Foodservice Operators Succeed

05/16/2017

HOUSTON, May 16, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sysco Corporation (NYSE:SYY) today announced that the Company will return to the National Restaurant Association Show 2017 in Chicago, May 20-23, at McCormick Place Convention Center. Sysco will highlight the ways in which, as the global industry leader, the Company is able to deliver in a big way to help restaurant and foodservice operators succeed.

"We are pleased to have another large presence at the National Restaurant Association Show and be a part of a premier industry event that is focused, like Sysco, on helping restaurant and foodservice operators be successful," said Bill Goetz, senior vice president of sales and marketing for Sysco. "Our team of experts is primed and ready to share a deep breadth of culinary, product and technology expertise and deliver an overall great experience for attendees.”

Some featured highlights of this year’s Sysco booth include:

  • Experienced chefs to offer insights, live cooking demonstrations and tastings.  
     
  • Product specialists to discuss the latest trends in specialty meats, pork, seafood, produce, international foods and cooking supplies.
     
  • New, cutting-edge products that offer great value without compromising quality, helping restaurants stay ahead of trends in a competitive market. 
     
  • Sysco’s Pica y Salpica Hispanic brand- delivering ingredients and services that help create culturally rich experiences.
     
  • CAKE, the company’s innovative suite of technology solutions, that help address both front- and back-of-the-house needs of foodservice operators.
     
  • Sysco’s new fleet graphics.

“Whether a single, chef-driven restaurant, large hospital system or national quick-service chain, Sysco is excited to share our complete offering of products, services and expertise that can help foodservice operators differentiate themselves and grow their business,” said Goetz.

During the NRA show, in booth 5607, Sysco will offer a wide range of the Company’s culinary craft- from global seafood, beef and pork experts, to the leading restaurant technology innovations, demonstrating how Sysco delivers in a big way for its customers.

Please visit Sysco's Facebook page at www.facebook.com/SyscoCorporation or Twitter feed at https://twitter.com/Sysco for updates throughout the May 20-23 event.

About Sysco

Sysco is the global leader in selling, marketing and distributing 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 198 distribution facilities serving approximately 425,000 customers. For fiscal year 2016 that ended July 2, 2016, the company generated sales of more than $50 billion. Subsequent to fiscal year 2016, the company completed the acquisition of the Brakes Group, a leading European foodservice distributor with operations in the United Kingdom, Ireland, France, Sweden, Spain, Belgium and Luxembourg.

For more information, visit www.sysco.com or connect with Sysco on Facebook at www.facebook.com/SyscoCorporation or Twitter at https://twitter.com/Sysco.  For important news and information regarding Sysco, visit the Investor Relations section of the company's Internet home page at www.investors.sysco.com, which Sysco plans to use as a primary channel for publishing key information to its investors, some of which may contain material and previously non-public information. Investors should also follow us at www.twitter.com/SyscoStock and download the Sysco IR App, available on the iTunes App Store and the Google Play Market. In addition, investors should continue to review our news releases and filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. It is possible that the information we disclose through any of these channels of distribution could be deemed to be material information.

Investor Contact
Neil Russell
T 281-584-1308

Media Contact
Camilla Zuckero
Zuckero.camilla@corp.sysco.com
T 281-507-7592

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Sysco is the global leader in selling, marketing and distributing 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 food service and hospitality industries.