SYSCO Corporation, through its subsidiaries, engages in the marketing and distribution of a range of food and related products primarily for foodservice industry in the United States and Canada.
SYSCO is a dividend champion as well as a component of the S&P 500 index. It has been increasing its stock dividends for the past 37 consecutive years. From the end of 1997 up until August 2008 this dividend growth stock has delivered an annual average total return of 11.60 % to its shareholders.
Disclosure: I do not own shares of SYY