Agricultural and Environmental Sustainability
A secure, healthy and productive food chain ensures that our products are of the highest quality and meet our customers' needs. We aim to protect and preserve our shared resources and support our suppliers.
This includes supporting causes that protect the environment, foster responsible agricultural development, encourage the consumption of locally grown produce and promote cooperative farming.
Thirty-four acres of Sysco-owned land adjacent to our Eastern Wisconsin facility provide locally-grown produce to customers and students in Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS).
Sysco Jacksonville’s collaboration with the Clara White Mission and White Harvest Farms includes a five-acre garden on the Sysco Jacksonville grounds.
Sysco recognizes the importance of putting plans in place to effectively weather the threat of hurricanes and other serious storms. Our Sysco Emergency Preparedness Plan (SEPP) focuses on protecting our associates and maintaining service to our customers.
Building Consumer Trust
Given consumers' appetite for facts about their food and the abundance of information available online and in the media, Sysco believes accuracy is paramount. We belong to the Center for Food Integrity, a non-profit organization established in 2007 to build consumer trust and confidence in today's food system, with members representing every segment of the food chain. Through its website BestFoodFacts.org, the center disseminates timely, relevant and research-proven information about food from academic experts. The site's blog, videos and other tools engage consumers, the media and food bloggers with accurate facts, in language that's easy to comprehend.
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