Sysco gets $26M military food contract

POCOMOKE CITY — Sysco Eastern Maryland LLC was awarded a military contract worth up to $26.2 million to provide food and beverage support for the Department of Defense and non-defense customers in North Carolina.

Food services will be provided to the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and Coast Guard under the contract, which was announced Friday.

Sysco Eastern Maryland is based in Pocomoke City. It is a subsidiary of Sysco Corp., which is based in Houston.

Contract completion is expected by July 28, 2012.

The contracting agency is the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support in Philadelphia.