MAUI, Hawaii – Sysco Central Florida, Ocoee, Fla., was recognized with the Foodservice Commitment to Integrity award at the Certified Angus Beef ® Annual Conference, held in Maui Sept. 26-28, for leadership in product quality, marketing and sales. Brand partners, including meat processors, distributors, chefs, retailers and cattle ranchers, celebrated the brand’s 40th anniversary and explored merchandising and marketing solutions to satisfy growing consumer demand for great-tasting beef.

Sysco Central Florida is in tune with the needs of local chefs and restaurateurs, helping the company to identify quality-minded accounts that are best suited for the branded beef. Through training and company-wide commitment to the Certified Angus Beef ® brand, the company’s branding committee works closely with accounts to ensure the beef is correctly identified on menus. It’s a brand assurance effort the company leads year-round to rank above nearly 300 distributors marketing the brand worldwide.

About the Certified Angus Beef ® brand

Founded in 1978, the Certified Angus Beef ® brand is the original, and the best, brand of Angus beef, which began when a group of family ranchers set out to create a brand of beef that delivers superior taste and tenderness. Today, the Certified Angus Beef ® brand remains true to its roots, providing consumers worldwide with superior beef through a gate-to-plate network of family ranchers, retailers and chefs. Renowned for its exceptional quality, each cut meets 10 exacting standards to make it more selective than USDA Choice and Prime. For more information, visit, or look for the brand on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.