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Sysco’s Cutting Edge Solutions Announces Additional Product Offerings

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Cutting Edge Solutions is Sysco’s exclusive product innovation platform

HOUSTON, Feb. 18, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sysco Corporation (NYSE: SYY), the leading global foodservice distribution company, announced today the launch of seven new products available exclusively for customers through its Cutting Edge Solutions platform.

Designed to enable our customers to succeed by differentiating themselves in an evolving and competitive business environment, Cutting Edge Solution products are sourced from leading and up-and-coming suppliers and assist customers with refreshing their menus, driving increased traffic and streamlining back-of-house operations. Since its inception in October 2015, Cutting Edge Solutions has delivered over one million cases of new, on-trend, innovative product offerings to customers.

“These latest additions to our Cutting Edge Solutions platform demonstrate our commitment to being our customers’ most valued and trusted business partner by showcasing exclusive product offerings  featuring the latest on-trend flavors, labor-saving innovations and versatile product solutions,” said Brian Todd, senior vice president of merchandising, Sysco.

The Sysco Brand Cutting Edge Solutions launching nationwide this month include:

  • Sysco Classic Brown Butter Cakes
    Dessert time just became sweeter with this decadent delight! This moist and flavorful treat delivers the perfect combination of brown butter cake and rich cream cheese to create an indulgent dessert experience that has endless customization opportunities.
  • Sysco Simply Cauliflower Pizza Crust
    A plant-based, traditional style pizza, rich in authentic Italian flavor. This gluten free par-baked masterpiece blends real cauliflower with quality ingredients for a premium hand stretched and stone baked vegan pizza crust.
  • Portico Classic Wild Alaska Pollock Bites
    After one bite, you’ll be “hooked” - These mouthwatering bite-sized Wild Alaska Pollock Bites feature a crispy, golden coating and are packed full of flavor. Designed with both convenience and versatility in mind, these bite-sized wonders are perfectly fried in minutes and make a great snack, appetizer, topper or full entrée.      

Other Cutting Edge Solutions innovative products launching this month include:

  • AnchorTM Shelf Stable Cooking Cream
    With uncompromising flavor, this shelf stable cream requires no reduction and consistently delivers across many hot and cold menu offerings. With up to 40 percent greater yield, this rich and savory cream saves money and reduces waste, thereby improving  profit for the operator. This chef-endorsed solution is remarkably versatile and can be used in sauces, soups, beverages and toppings.
  • Frank’s RedHot® Dry Seasoning
    It’s an ideal marriage of flavor and heat. This aged cayenne pepper seasoning brings the unmistakable flavor of America’s #1 hot sauce brand to fries, dips, salads and proteins. Frank’s has taken an industry leader to a whole new level!
  • Path Of Life Vegetable Rice Confetti Blend
    A true vegetable medley, this ready-to-use flavorful blend of riced broccoli, cauliflower, yellow carrots and zucchini delivers a vibrant grain substitute, garnish or side. Allows our operators to capitalize on the food bowl trend.
  • Tyson® Chicken Twists
    These tender, marinated and fully-cooked chicken breast strips are lightly breaded and deliver bold flavors in each bite. Fried or baked, they Help deliver versatility and can be served as an appetizer, small plate, entrée topper or side.

New product ideas for the platform are in continuous development, with the next launch scheduled for September 2019.

About Sysco

Sysco is the global leader in selling, marketing and distributing food products to restaurants, healthcare and educational facilities, lodging establishments and other customers who prepare meals away from home. Its family of products also includes equipment and supplies for the foodservice and hospitality industries. With more than 67,000 associates, the company operates approximately 330 distribution facilities worldwide and serves more than 600,000 customer locations. For fiscal 2018 that ended June 30, 2018, the company generated sales of more than $58 billion.

For more information, visit www.sysco.com or connect with Sysco on Facebook at www.facebook.com/SyscoCorporation or Twitter at https://twitter.com/Sysco. For important news and information regarding Sysco, visit the Investor Relations section of the company’s Internet home page at investors.sysco.com, which Sysco plans to use as a primary channel for publishing key information to its investors, some of which may contain material and previously non-public information. Investors should also follow us at www.twitter.com/SyscoStock and download the Sysco IR App, available on the iTunes App Store and the Google Play Market. In addition, investors should continue to review our news releases and filings with the SEC. It is possible that the information we disclose through any of these channels of distribution could be deemed to be material information.

For more information contact: 
                                               
Camilla Zuckero 
Investor & Media Contact
T 281-899-1839

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