SYSCO Corp.    



1390 Enclave Pkwy.

Houston, TX 77077-2025

United States

(281) 584-1390

Company description

SYSCO Corporation is the largest North American distributor of food and related products primarily to the foodservice or "food-prepared-away-from-home" industry. Founded in 1969, SYSCO commenced operations as a public company in March 1970. The company provides products and related services to more than 400,000 customers. Broadline operating companies distribute a full line of food products and a wide variety of non-food products to traditional and chain restaurant customers. SYGMA operating companies distribute a full line of products to chain restaurant customer locations. "Other" financial information is attributable to SYSCO's other segments, including specialty produce, custom-cut meat and lodging industry products. SYSCO's lodging industry products segment distributes personal care guest amenities, equipment, housekeeping supplies, room accessories and textiles to the lodging industry. Products packaged under SYSCO's private brands are manufactured for SYSCO according to specifications developed by the company's quality assurance team. SYSCO's Baugh Supply Chain Cooperative, Inc. administers a consolidated product procurement program designed to develop, obtain and ensure consistent quality food and non-food products. SYSCO's National Supply Chain focuses on increasing profitability by lowering aggregate inventory levels, operating costs and future facility expansion needs.

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News and information about SYSCO Corp.

Truck Driver Shortage Impacting Food Deliveries
Supermarket News (Online Exclusive); February 15, 2018; 700+ words
...These additional costs are included in our outlook. However, we're assuming we'll recover the majority through pricing." Sysco, Hersey, Campbell Soup, McCormick & Co. and J.M. Smucker also mentioned freight costs concerns during recent earnings...
Antitrust Reverse Termination Fees-2017 Q3+ Update
Mondaq Business Briefing; February 9, 2018; 700+ words
...Baker Hughes) was terminated in the course of litigation with the U.S. antitrust enforcement agencies, four transactions (Sysco/US Foods, Staples/Office Depot, Aetna/Humana, and Anthem/Cigna) were terminated after the reviewing agency obtained...
Form 8-K: Sysco Files Current Report
US Fed News Service, Including US State News; February 6, 2018; 346 words
WASHINGTON, Feb. 6 -- Sysco Corp, Houston, files Form 8-K (current report) with Securities...Operations and Financial Condition.On February 5, 2018, Sysco Corporation ("Sysco") issued a press release announcing its results of operations...
Last Week's Trivia Answer
Dayton Daily News (Dayton, OH); February 5, 2018; 292 words
...educational facilities, lodging establishments and more. I have increased my dividend 49 times since 1970. Who am I? (Answer: Sysco) Want to Invest? Email us at, and we'll send you some tips to start investing. Sorry, we can...
Futures and Options for the Week of Feb. 5
The Washington Post; February 4, 2018; 323 words
Futures & OptionsMondayISM nonmanufacturing indexBooz Allen Hamilton, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Sysco report earningsTuesdayInternational trade reportAnadarko Petroleum, Archer Daniels Midland, Container Store, Dunkin' Brands...
A Fowl Plot? Chicken: Industry Critics Blame Price Increase on Consolidation
Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL); February 2, 2018; 700+ words The food distributors, Sysco Corp. and US Foods Holding Corp., claim...and Winn-Dixie Stores in January. Sysco and US Foods, the latest plaintiffs...probably hurt food distributors such as Sysco the most. Both companies have complained...
US Fed News Service, Including US State News; February 2, 2018; 269 words
WASHINGTON, Feb. 2 -- Sysco Corp. (SYY), Houston, has filed a Form 4 with the Securities and Exchange Commission noting the change in the beneficial interest...
The Alleged Conspiracy by Big Chicken Producers to Fix Prices, Explained
The Washington Post; February 2, 2018; 700+ words
...percent of the U.S. chicken supply.The food distributors,Sysco and US Foods Holding, claim that the producers chains Bi-Lo and Winn-Dixie filed suit in January.Sysco and US Foods, the latest plaintiffs, declined to comment on...

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Industry information

NAICS codes 
North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) codes are used to classify businesses for the purpose of collecting statistical data related to the U.S. economy. NAICS codes have been assigned to international companies to help organize all companies by type of activity.  

Primary: 424410 - General Line Grocery Merchant Wholesalers

424420 - Packaged Frozen Food Merchant Wholesalers

424440 - Poultry and Poultry Product Merchant Wholesalers

424460 - Fish and Seafood Merchant Wholesalers

424470 - Meat and Meat Product Merchant Wholesalers

424480 - Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Merchant Wholesalers

424490 - Other Grocery and Related Products Merchant Wholesalers


SIC codes 
Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) codes classify establishments by their primary type of activity. SIC codes are a U.S. Census Bureau system but can apply to international companies.  

Primary: 5141 - Groceries, General Line industry report

5142 - Packaged Frozen Foods industry report

5144 - Poultry and Poultry Products industry report

5146 - Fish and Seafoods industry report

5147 - Meats and Meat Products industry report

5148 - Fresh Fruits and Vegetables industry report

5149 - Groceries and Related Products, NEC industry report