Vegan QSR chain partners with Sysco to increase distribution


By Joel Crews, Meat+Poultry



TORONTO, ONTARIO – As part of its plans to expand its presence in the United States, Globally Local, a chain of vegan-based fast-food restaurants, announced an agreement with Houston-based Sysco Corp. to be its distribution partner. A subsidiary of Globally Local Technologies Inc., Globally Local said it will utilize Sysco’s established distribution network and expertise to ship the company’s proprietary food products to current and future restaurants across North America.


Sysco operates 326 ‎distribution centers around the world, delivering food products to more than 625,000 restaurants, institutions and customers in the hospitality industry.


With its first restaurant opening in London, Ontario, in 2016, Globally Local now operates two locations in Ontario with seven more currently in development there. In the next year, the company plans to...