Top 50 for 2010
The ID Top 50 distributors had a tough year. Collectively, they report sales of $96 billion compared to 2008 sales of $98 billion, a loss of 2 percent. The top 10 distributors together saw sales drop by more than 5 percent in 2009, with the Big 3—Sysco Corp., U.S. Foodservice and Performance Food Group—showing the biggest losses among them. Fully half of the Top 50 companies saw revenues drop in 2009, and several more reported flat sales.