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Sysco’s Cutting Edge Solutions Introduces New Product Offerings

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Cutting Edge Solutions is Sysco’s exclusive product innovation platform

HOUSTON, Sept. 24, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sysco Corporation (NYSE:SYY), the leading global foodservice distribution company, announced today the launch of ten new products available exclusively for customers through its Cutting Edge Solutions platform. The product concepts, developed by Sysco and sourced from leading and up-and-coming suppliers, are designed to help our customers succeed by enabling them to differentiate themselves in this competitive business environment.

“The newest additions to our Cutting Edge Solutions platform showcase not only the latest on-trend flavors, labor-saving innovations and versatile product solutions, but also further demonstrate our commitment to eco-friendly and plant-based products and proteins,” said Brian Todd, senior vice president of merchandising, Sysco. “These products reinforce our commitment to being our customers most valued and trusted business partner by helping them to refresh their menus, drive increased traffic and streamline their back-of-house operations.”

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

  • Baker’s Source Imperial Biscuit Mashups
    Two breakfast favorites, one delicious result: waffles and biscuits together at last. This mash up delivers the sweet taste and appeal of a waffle in the versatile and savory format of a biscuit.
  • Baker’s Source Imperial Roasted Garlic and Chili Petite Naan
    Garlic and chili flavored bite-sized naan baked in a Tandoor oven that can be used to dip, top, or even fry up, creating a unique and delicious experience for the consumer.
  • Earth PlusTM Caterware
    Eco-friendly, attractive serving trays and utensils made of a sustainable, proprietary blend of materials which give it super strength and flexibility. Sysco Earth Plus is protecting the Earth, Plus delivering quality and value to our customers.
  • Portico Imperial Saddleback Lobster Tails
    This ready to prepare premium lobster tail comes pre-split with the meat lifted out of the shell, saddleback-style, for an effortless superior presentation.
  • Sysco Classic Fry Oil Filter Pods
    An all-natural sustainable frying oil cleaning pod that works overnight to extend the life, quality and performance of your frying oil.
  • Sysco Classic Sous Vide Pork Belly
    Fully-cooked, premium quality sous-vide pork belly slab that can be used to create an impressive array of culinary delights. Versatile and easy to use!
  • Sysco Imperial Wild Blueberry Flapjack Cake
    Breakfast for dinner, lunch or dessert! Our buttery flapjack-inspired decadent cake brings together authentic wild Maine blueberries and the rich flavor of maple syrup to create a unique palate pleasing experience.

Other Cutting Edge Solutions innovative products launching this month include:

  • Beyond Meat® Beyond Sausage®
    A 100 percent meat free sausage that offers the same mouthwatering sizzle and juicy satisfaction as pork; while delivering the health, environmental and on-trend benefits of plant-based proteins.
  • Spicy Nothings Curry Sauces
    Our new Indian curry sauces are crafted with great care and passion to rival the taste and quality reminiscent of the finest Indian restaurants. *Exclusive to Pacific and Midwest markets.
  • Sweet Street Luscious LayersTM Cakes
    Unexpectedly bold, yet complementary flavors layered with visual and textural delights are sure to deliver something spectacular with every bite.

New product ideas for the platform are in continuous development, with the next launch targeted for February 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:

Neil Russell
Investor Contact
T 281-584-1308

Camilla Zuckero
Media Contact
T 281-899-1839

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