Sticking Up for Supermarket Suppliers, Sysco to Buy US Foods, Drunk Driver Kills Chicago Bicyclist

- December 9, 2013 12:45 PM
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According to the U.K.’s Groceries Code Adjudicator, which oversees the relationship between supermarkets and suppliers, the latter avoid complaining in fear of losing business.

Sysco has agreed to buy US Foods for roughly $3.5 billion, a move that unites two of the U.S.’s biggest food distributors. This deal is also expected to increase Sysco’s annual revenue by 46 percent to $65 billion.

A drunk driver fatally hit a bicyclist in Chicago Friday night. Robert Vais, who faces a felony aggravated DUI and two misdemeanor DUI charges, is the director of purchasing for John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County.

Sales of diet soda are falling faster than that of regular soda, in large part due to health fears over artificial sweeteners.




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  • Jason Busch:

    Hopefully not a reflection on the profession (re: the drunk driving death) … so sad

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