Friday, February 26, 2016

26/02/2016: Sysco acquires Florida-based North Star Seafood
Sysco Corporation announced on 25 February that it has acquired North Star Seafood. 
With approximately US$128 million in annual sales, North Star distributes high-quality fresh and frozen seafood to a combination of local, wholesale, cruise, export and retail customers throughout Florida. Financial terms were not disclosed.

“We are pleased and excited to welcome North Star Seafood to the Sysco family of meat and seafood companies,” said Tom Bené, Sysco’s president and chief operating officer.
“With its high-touch reputation for serving customers and deep relationships with more than 300 seafood suppliers worldwide, we believe we now can provide an even greater experience to Sysco’s customers in Florida and those who’ve enjoyed North Star’s services for many years.”

All North Star employees and management will remain in place.

Visit the Sysco site HERE and the North Star site HERE.

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