Sysco purchases fresh, frozen seafood distributor
Sysco Corp., Houston, Texas, acquired North Star Seafood, Pompano Beach, Fla. With approximately $128 million in annual sales, North Star Seafood distributes high-quality fresh and frozen seafood to local, wholesale, cruise, export and retail customers throughout Florida. Financial terms were not disclosed.
“We are pleased and excited to welcome North Star Seafood to the Sysco family of meat and seafood companies,” says Tom Bené, Sysco’s president and COO. “With its high-touch reputation for serving customers and deep relationships with more than 300 seafood suppliers worldwide, we believe we now can provide an even greater experience to Sysco’s customers in Florida and those who’ve enjoyed North Star’s services for many years.”
All North Star employees and management will remain in place.