Sysco's E-Commerce Platform Supplies on the Fly Partners with Frieda's Specialty Produce
- by Jessica Donnel
HOUSTON, TX - Foodservice distribution company Sysco recently announced a new partnership, and its one with which ANUK readers will be familiar. Its e-commerce platform, Supplies on the Fly, will partner with Frieda’s Specialty Produce to offer next-day delivery of specialty and exotic produce items to customers nationwide.
“We are excited about our partnership with Frieda’s Specialty Produce, a women-owned, family-run specialty fruit and vegetable business that has inspired new food experiences for over 50 years,” said Brian Todd, Sysco’s Senior Vice President of Merchandising. “This partnership demonstrates our commitment to being our customers’ most valued and trusted business partner by expanding our portfolio of innovative and on-trend products that provide our customers with an opportunity to differentiate their menus and businesses.”
Supplies on the Fly, an exclusive online ordering platform for Sysco customers, was designed with convenience top-of-mind. According to a press release, this service allows for foodservice distributors to order the essentials, bill it to Sysco, and then have it delivered to their door. Talk about easy! The platforms offers upwards of 170,000 products, and now with Frieda’s involved, Sysco’s customers can choose from over 150 specialty produce items and orders will be delivered next day—maintaining the freshness of the product.
“Frieda’s is excited to join the Supplies on the Fly family,” said Karen Caplan, Frieda’s President and CEO. “This partnership directly connects Frieda’s to foodservice operators across the country and together we have the opportunity to inspire new food experiences for customers. We are delighted by the opportunity to strengthen our brand and our relationship with Sysco.”
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