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January 25, 2014

Relationships 

farm truck packed with baskets of tomatoes

On-Call Farmer To The Chefs, Root Veggies, Seeds For Sale

A dozen eggs and a pound of kale coming right up! Farmer Teresa Birtles talks about custom growing for chefs. And, parsnips and celery root on the menu today.

December 11, 2013

National Giants 

Sysco truck

Sysco To Buy US Foods In Distribution Merger

If approved by regulators, the merger is expected to bank Sysco $65 billion next year, up from $44 billion currently.

September 7, 2012

Animal Farming 

pork gestation crates

Crate Question Looms Over Pork Producers

Sysco recently became the latest company to announce it will phase out pork produced with gestation crates. Farmers worry they’ll be left picking up the tab.

July 31, 2012

Pigs and Pens 

An 18-wheeler Sysco delivery truck.

Sysco Announces Plan To Eliminate Pig Gestation Crates

Pigs aren't flying yet, but Sysco does want to give them a little more room to walk.

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