US Foods to close a facility, lay off 206 workers

US Foods to close a facility, lay off 206 workers

Florida closure comes as company’s planned merger with Sysco is debated

US Foods is planning to close one of its facilities in Florida, reportedly due to a significant loss of business, even as the company works to merge with larger rival Sysco.

The Rosemount, Ill.-based food distributor submitted a layoff notice to the state of Florida this week, indicating that it plans to lay off 206 workers in Lakeland, Fla., in early August.

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