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Sysco Philadelphia Opens its Doors to the Beef Community
This year, Board of Directors and staff gathered at Sysco Philadelphia on July 19. The visit allowed for the opportunity to learn more about the food distribution industry and their role in the foodservice and retail arenas. Nearly 30 board members and beef council staff attended the event. Bill Pinto, Center of the Plate Specialist at Sysco Philadelphia, spearheaded the efforts and made the group feel welcome. The day provided an up-close look at how the large distributor operates and meets its customers’ expectations with convenience, competitive pricing and high-quality products.

Harvest Equipment Adds Pottinger Hay Products to Roster
Harvest Equipment and their sister dealership, Theriault Equipment, have added the Pottinger hay products to their roster. They offer the full line of Pottinger equipment in for Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont farmers. Pottinger specializes in disc mowers, tedders, and rakes, as well as tillage products.

Runamok Maple Debuts Ginger Root Infused Maple Syrup
Runamok Maple introduced its new Ginger Root Infused maple syrup to its collection of pure, infused, smoked, and barrel-aged maple syrups. Runamok Maple’s full line of maple syrups is available for online purchase and can be shipped nationwide and to a variety of international locations. It is priced at $16.95 for a 250 ml bottle.