Sysco Acquires Fresh Produce Distributor The Coastal Companies
Sysco Corporation announced on Monday that they have acquired The Coastal Companies, a fresh produce distributor and value-added processor based in Laurel, Maryland.
The Coastal Companies, which was founded in 1992, was previously owned by the Continental Grain Company. The company is comprised of three integrated businesses, including foodservice distribution through Coastal Sunbelt Produce, retail distribution through Lancaster Foods, and value-added manufacturing through East Coast Fresh.
“As Sysco continues to invest in our specialty offerings, The Coastal Companies is an outstanding addition to our family of specialty companies and...Full Story »