Sysco Names Devi Seafoods its Top Seafood Supplier for Second Straight Year
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [SeafoodNews] October 5, 2015
For the second straight year Devi Seafoods has been named Sysco's top seafood supplier in its annual list.
The supplier awards are given annually by Sysco to honor those companies that excel in assisting Sysco with local business and chain sales growth, profitability, sales of Sysco-Branded products, and support for local Sysco operating companies. The companies honored are selected by Sysco's Foodservice companies, and the corporate merchandising, sourcing, quality assurance and supply chain departments. Over 2000 companies were evaluated and about 60 recieved recogniition...
Devi's vertically integrated operation ranked as Sysco's only Gold standard among its seafood suppliers. The company is headquartered in Andra Pradesh, India and is a top supplier of farmed Indian shrimp to the US market through its Texas-based subsidiary Devi Seafoods USA.
Other seafood companies honored included Slade Gorton, which won a heritage award for meeting and exceeding Sysco's expectations set forth for minority, women-owned and diverse supplier partners.
The Silver level winner for seafood was Trident Seafoods.
The five Bronze level winners included Higher Line Foods, FW Bryce, Beaver Street Fisheries, King & Prince Seafood and Shediac Lobster Shop...Full Story »