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Sysco to Acquire Waugh Foods, Inc.

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Sysco Corporation announced it has agreed to acquire Waugh Foods, Inc., an Illinois broadline distributor that’s been in business 70 years and with approximately $40 million in annual sales. Waugh Foods Inc. is based in East Peoria, Illinois. Joseph A. Waugh, Sr. founded Waugh Frozen Food Company in 1948, and …

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The NSA Swears in Its New Board of Directors

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With a commitment to work together to address the major financial challenges faced by independent Hispanic supermarkets in the New York area, the new board of directors of the National Supermarkets Association (NSA) held its swearing-in ceremony this Thursday, January 24. The U.S. congressman Adriano Espaillat was the guest of …

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FSA Offices Will Reopen to Aid Farmers and Ranchers During Government Shutdown

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All Farm Service Agency (FSA) offices nationwide will reopen on January 24, to provide additional administrative services to farmers and ranchers during the lapse in federal funding, according to the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue.  Certain FSA offices have been providing limited services for existing loans and tax documents since January …

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Beverage Companies Turn to Healthy Drinks

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The beverage industry is being challenged with expanding or diversifying its portfolio in order to meet the changing consumer demand. Many large beverage companies are already investing in or acquiring other beverage businesses in order to accelerate their growth in the market of healthy drinks. According to data compiled by …

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Walmart to Open Massive High-Tech Consolidation Center

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This July, a newly built, 340,000-square-foot high-tech consolidation center in Colton, California, will be the first in Walmart’s supply chain to receive, sort and ship freight. This automated technology will enable three times more volume to flow throughout the center and helps Walmart deliver the right product to the right …

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