DENVER, CO -- (Marketwired) -- 06/28/13 -- Barfresh Food Group, Inc. (OTCQB: BRFH), a manufacturer and distributor of unique ready-to-blend beverages, including smoothies, shakes and frappes, today announced that it has opened distribution and received its first order from the Sysco Corporation.
The Sysco Corporation is the global leader in selling, marketing and distributing food products to restaurants, healthcare and educational facilities, lodging establishments and other customers who prepare meals away from home.
Sysco operates over 150 distribution warehouses and deliver to in excess of 400,000 food outlets (including full service, casual dining, quick serve restaurant locations) throughout the United States and Canada, generating revenues in excess of $30 billion per annum.
Since establishing this distribution arrangement, Barfresh has already received its first order and will be shipping its products to the Sysco location in Riverside, CA. This Riverside facility is Sysco's latest state of the art distribution facilities.
Riccardo Delle Coste, Barfresh CEO, said: "This new distribution with a global market leader is a very important step in our growth in the United States and Canada. This will not only enable Barfresh to efficiently service a number of new customers coming on board in the California market but provide a solid foundation for Barfresh's growth with other significant customers in its pipeline."
About Barfresh Food Group, Inc.
Barfresh Food Group, Inc. (www.barfresh.com) is a manufacturer and distributor of ready-to-blend beverages. The Company utilizes a proprietary patent pending system, using controlled pre-packaged portions, to deliver freshly made smoothies that are quick, cost efficient and generate no waste. Barfresh Food group, Inc. utilizes contract manufacturing facilities to complete the manufacturing of its sealed pack of ingredients for an individual smoothie. The Company sells ready-to-blend all natural beverages primarily to restaurant chains in the QSR and casual dining sectors and has been expanding its presence in the US as a number of significant restaurant chains enter the smoothie market and choose Barfresh as their provider.
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