Sysco to Webcast Investor Day

| Source: Sysco Corporation

HOUSTON, May 3, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sysco Corporation (NYSE:SYY) today announced that it will webcast presentations from its Investor Day on Thursday, May 17, 2012 beginning at 8:30 a.m., Eastern.

The live webcast and the slide presentation for the event can both be accessed at An archived replay of the webcast will be available shortly after the live event is completed.

For purposes of public disclosure, including this and future similar events, Sysco uses the investor relations portion of its website as the primary channel for publishing key information to its investors, some of which may contain material and previously non-public information.

About Sysco

Sysco is the global leader in selling, marketing and distributing food products to restaurants, healthcare and educational facilities, lodging establishments and other customers who prepare meals away from home. Its family of products also includes equipment and supplies for the foodservice and hospitality industries. The company operates 177 distribution facilities serving approximately 400,000 customers. For the fiscal year 2011 that ended July 2, 2011 the company generated record sales of more than $39 billion. For more information about Sysco visit the company's Internet home page at and for investor relations news follow us at

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Neil Russell
Vice President, Investor Relations
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Charley Wilson
Vice President, Corporate Communications
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