Sysco, the leading global foodservice distribution company, announced that it has acquired the remaining 50% of Costa Rica’s Mayca Distribuidores, a leading food distributor in the country, in a cash transaction for an undisclosed price.
In addition to its distribution business, Mayca has a retail cash-and-carry network with twelve locations
“We are excited to officially welcome our partners from Mayca into the Sysco family of companies,” said Scott Sonnemaker, Sysco’s senior vice president-International Foodservice Operations, Americas in a statement. “Increasing our international presence has been a large part of our strategy in recent years, and the success and growth we have seen in Costa Rica are great examples of our strategy at work.”
In 2014, Sysco entered into a partnership with Mayca, purchasing 50% of the company.