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Sysco's Q2 Earnings Rose 21.4%; Net Earnings Up 20.3%

HOUSTON - Sysco Corp. (NYSE:SYY), North America's largest foodservice distributor, reported today that earnings per share rose 21.4% while net earnings...

BiRite Hires First Corporate Chef

BRISBANE, CA - Jim Benson has been hired as corporate chef, a new position, at BiRite Foodservice Distributors here.As corporate chef, Benson will offer the...

WASHINGTON, DC - The Assistant Deputy Under Secretary of Defense (Supply Chain Integration) will host an industry meeting on December 2, 2003, to review the...

For foodservice distribution patriarch John Baugh, retired senior chairman and founder of Sysco Corp. Houston, the quest for excellence in his industry meant...

Despite a soft economy and unfavorable weather conditions that have hampered most of the foodservice business in the Northeast this year, Bristol, CT-based...

Sysco Corp., Houston, has announced a sales increase of 11.0%, to $7.1 billion, for its first 2004 fiscal quarter ended September 27. This is as compared...

John Renzi, vice-president of operations and purchasing of the family-owned broadliner Renzi Bros. Inc., Watertown, NY, bemoans the absence a vibrant...

Bad economy got you down? Core business just ain't what it used to be? Then get some ideas from these operators, who've developed some profitable sidelines.

Perhaps as many as 150 produce suppliers may be owed payments by Lewisville, TX-based The Fleming Companies, which has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy...

In part one of this subject, we discussed the age-old question, "Is my food cost too high?" The first step in determining if the answer was "yes" or "no" was to compare your restaurant's performance to industry averages calculated by the National Restaurant Association.

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