Sysco Announces Acquisition of Goldberg & Solovy Foods

Regional foodservice distributor has annualized revenues of approximately $140 million.

Houston: Sysco Corp. has acquired Goldberg & Solovy Foods Inc. (G&S), a leading Broadline foodservice distributor based in Southern California. The acquisition was effective as of May 24, 2011. The management team and employees of G&S will remain with the company.

"G&S' protein specialty and high-quality customer service are an ideal fit with Sysco's culture and operations," says Scott Sonnemaker, Sysco's senior vice president, western region. "We welcome the G&S team to Sysco and look forward to working together to continue to grow the business."

Established in 1974 by Earl Goldberg and partners, Goldberg & Solovy Foods Inc., is a Broadline institutional food service distributor - one of the largest food distribution companies in Southern California. The company provides the Southland's food service industry with a full line of products, including fresh meat, pork, seafood, poultry, canned foods, frozen foods, paper goods, imported cheese, disposables, small wares, and equipment.

"We look forward to partnering with Sysco," says Earl Goldberg, G&S president. "Our customers can expect the same great service and an even broader line of quality-assured foodservice products."