Asheville, N.C. – Sept. 24, 2019 – Sysco Houston was recognized as the Top 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 the Sysco Houston food distribution center, the team was focused on working with steakhouses and restaurants dedicated to serving top-quality beef to guests. Ongoing training advanced the team’s skills in guiding customer menu selections, and on-farm training for the team and customers provided insight to the focus on quality beef from farm to table. Promotions, branded beef training at sales meetings and hands-on meat cutting also advanced the sales team’s knowledge and solutions for customers.

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.