Globally Local has entered into an agreement with Sysco to distribute Globally Local products throughout North America, including to its current and future restaurants. Globally Local currently operates a manufacturing facility and two restaurant locations in Canada, with plans to open 20 additional restaurant locations across North America in the next 12 months. The firm manufactures and distributes plant-based protein and dairy alternatives using locally-sourced and sustainable ingredients.
Globally Local distributes its products through a proprietary food service line to company owned and franchised fast-food restaurant locations. Globally Local restaurant locations operate as smart kitchens, which use state-of-the art cooking technology and automation solutions to deliver a delicious food experience to customers craving healthier and more sustainable fast food. With small store footprints optimized for delivery and takeout, advanced cooking technology, competitive pricing, a vertically integrated supply chain along with healthier ingredients, Globally Local is revolutionizing the fast-food industry.
Sysco is a global leader in selling, marketing and distributing food products to restaurants, healthcare and educational facilities, and other customers who prepare meals away from home. Its family of products also includes equipment and supplies. With more than 57,000 associates, the company operates 326 distribution facilities worldwide and serves more than 625,000 customer locations. For fiscal 2020 that ended June 27, 2020, Sysco generated sales of more than $52 billion.
Photo: The Globally Local ‘Famous Burger’