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Sysco Acquires Armstrong and Kula Produce Companies

Sysco Acquires Hawaii-Based Armstrong Produce and Kula Produce

Sysco Corporation has acquired Armstrong Produce and Kula Produce, Hawaii-based broadline fresh produce wholesalers and distributors with approximately $155 million in combined annual revenue. The acquisitions will operate as part of FreshPoint, Sysco’s specialty produce company. Armstrong Produce was founded in 1979 and has grown from a small family-run wholesale business into...
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Dean Banks named President of Tyson Foods

Tyson Foods, Inc. just announced that its board of directors has named independent director Dean Banks, 46, president of the company, effective December 20, 2019. Noel White, 61, currently president and chief executive officer, will continue as CEO. In his new role, Banks will report to White and oversee the company’s business segments. Banks will...
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Ben E. Keith Company Breaks Ground in Alabama

Ben E. Keith Company held a ground breaking ceremony in October for its new foodservice distribution center in New Brockton, Alabama, located in Coffee County. The new facility will position the company to expand its distribution coverage in the Southeast by adding up to 1 million square feet in the future. Construction of the 425,000 square...
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