Boosting community economies
Underpinning Sodexo’s global presence is a vast network of local suppliers. Thanks to these farmers, artisans, tradespeople and other professionals, Sodexo is able not only to offer the best service and freshest produce, but also give local communities an economic boost.
Sodexo event services offer juicy business
Scotland’s Cuddybridge Apple Juice supplies Sodexo with hand-pressed beverages
for prestige events as well as the Scottish parliament.
I have found Sodexo to have been unbelievably good for me. They are a big company and there is a lot of support there and a genuine interest in having smaller people like me supplying them.
We are very proud to have our products served at prestige golf tournaments and the Scottish Parliament thanks to our relationship with Sodexo.”
Local distributor brings dozens of family farms into Sodexo ‘network’
Jerry Ambrogi’s fruit and vegetable distribution business sources local farm produce in three US states
to supply Sodexo’s restaurants.
Jerry Ambrogi (center) is recognized by Ann Oka, Senior Vice President, Supply Management (left) and George Chavel, president and CEO of Sodexo, Inc. at the 2013 Supplier Vendor Partner Meeting
Sodexo’s emphasis on local produce has definitely helped us – and these farmers – thrive by not only providing access to a larger market for their products, but also by visiting farms and inspecting processes to ensure that their produce is grown in the best conditions and to their high standards.”
French farmer finds a growing market for fresh lettuce with Sodexo
Daniel Béhuret’s family-owned farm is located just 50 kilometers (30 miles) from Paris and supplies fresh lettuce for Sodexo clients in the French capital the same day it is harvested.
Outsourcing local technical talent for facilities management
Roth is a Sodexo company that sources local tradespeople and service providers to work with Sodexo.
In addition to our own full time team members, our network of more than 1,000 local mechanical and specialty contractors is able to deliver service, guaranteeing the lowest prices and highest quality of preventive and reactive service work, parts and materials for our customers – and Sodexo.”