Delayed Sysco-US Foods merger could create rival

Delayed Sysco-US Foods merger could create rival

National distributor may emerge as Federal Trade Commission seeks to ensure competition

When Sysco agreed to buy US Foods nearly a year ago in a deal valued at $8.2 billion, it effectively eliminated its largest competitor and the only other company that could lay claim as a nationwide food distributor.

But the delayed merger could create another national distributor, as government regulators seek to ensure competition. While experts still say the merger will have a major impact on the food distribution business, they say restaurants could ultimately have more choi

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