SYSCO wins military food contract

FROM STAFF REPORTS

CALERA – SYSCO Food Services of Central Alabama Inc., located in Calera, recently won an $18.7 million contract by the U.S. Department of Defense for food and beverage support to armed forces agencies.

The local company will provide services to the Army, Navy, Air Force, Job Corps, Department of Defense and non-defense department customers in Alabama and the Florida Panhandle areas, according to the department.

The contract runs through October 2008.

SYSCO Food Services of Central Alabama, a subsidiary of Houston-based food distributor SYSCO Corp. has 403 employees. The company is the largest food service distributor in the nation