Sysco Minnesota was named the 2008 Minnesota Restaurant Association Allied Vendor Of The Year at the Association's Holiday Party at Murray's Restaurant in Minneapolis. The Minnesota Restaurant Association's Allied Vendor of the Year Award is presented annually to an industry vendor who has demonstrated outstanding commitment to the industry and community.
For Sysco, it began with a promise to assist foodservice operators in providing consumers with solutions for meals consumed away from home. Since the initial public offering in 1970, when sales were $115 million, Sysco has grown to $37 billion in sales for fiscal year 2008.
Previous recipients include:
2007 - Hockenbergs Foodservice Equip. & Supply, Minneapolis
2006 - Upper Lakes Foods, Cloquet
2005 - Appert's Foodservice, St. Cloud
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