Asheville, N.C. – Sept. 24, 2019 – Sysco Boston, Plympton, Mass., was recognized as the No. 5 Sales Volume Extra-Large Broadline Foodservice Distributor by the Certified Angus Beef ® brand. The award was presented at the brand’s Annual Conference, held Sept. 23-25, in Asheville, N.C. Brand partners at the conference, including meat processors, distributors, chefs, retailers and cattle ranchers, explored merchandising and marketing solutions to satisfy growing consumer demand for great-tasting beef.

At Sysco Boston, the sales team participated in center-of-the-plate training, which renewed its confidence in sharing a wider array of the top-quality beef cuts and allowed it to advise customers on the best choices for their menus. The team and customers visited a local Angus cattle farm, learning from the family about its day-to-day role in caring for the cattle and producing top-quality beef.

About the Certified Angus Beef ® brand

World renowned for its exceptional quality and generous marbling, the Certified Angus Beef ® brand is the original brand of premium beef. It was created over 40 years ago, in 1978, and is still owned today by family ranchers who are determined to bring the best Angus beef to the table through a gate-to-plate network that also includes meat companies, retailers and chefs. Ten exacting standards ensure the beef’s superior taste and tenderness in every bite. For more information, visit or follow the brand on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and LinkedIn.