Sysco Corp. (NYSE:SYY) has signed an agreement to acquire Kent Frozen Foods, Kent, UK, a foodservice distributor with 2016 revenues of £47 million (US$64.7 million). Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
“Kent Frozen Foods will complement Sysco’s other UK businesses perfectly,” said Ajoy Karna, Sysco’s senior vice president, International Foodservice Operations – Europe. “Our businesses share many values, including a strong family heritage and customer-led culture and will benefit from complementary strengths in product offering and geography.”
Kent Frozen Foods is headquartered in Kent, with distribution facilities in Aylesford (Kent) and Witney (Oxfordshire).