REPORT OF INDEPENDENT REGISTERED PUBLIC ACCOUNTING FIRM
To the Board of Directors and Shareholders
We have reviewed the consolidated balance sheets of Sysco Corporation (a Delaware Corporation) and
subsidiaries (the Company) as of December 26, 2009 and December 27, 2008, the related
consolidated results of operations and statements of comprehensive income for the thirteen week and
twenty-six week periods ended December 26, 2009 and December 27, 2008, and the related consolidated
cash flows for the twenty-six week periods ended December 26, 2009 and December 27, 2008. These
financial statements are the responsibility of the Companys management.
We conducted our review in accordance with the standards of the Public Company Accounting Oversight
Board (United States). A review of interim financial information consists principally of applying
analytical procedures and making inquiries of persons responsible for financial and accounting
matters. It is substantially less in scope than an audit conducted in accordance with the standards
of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, the objective of which is the expression of an
opinion regarding the financial statements taken as a whole. Accordingly, we do not express such an
Based on our review, we are not aware of any material modifications that should be made to the
consolidated financial statements referred to above for them to be in conformity with U.S.
generally accepted accounting principles.
We have previously audited, in accordance with the standards of the Public Company Accounting
Oversight Board (United States), the consolidated balance sheet of Sysco Corporation and
subsidiaries as of June 27, 2009, and the related consolidated results of operations, shareholders
equity, and cash flows for the year then ended (not presented herein) and in our report dated
August 25, 2009, we expressed an unqualified opinion on those consolidated financial statements and
included an explanatory paragraph relating to the Companys adoption of the recognition and
disclosure provisions, effective June 30, 2007, and the change in measurement date provision,
effective July 1, 2007, of the guidance originally issued in FASB Statement No. 158, Employers
Accounting for Defined Benefit Pension and Other Postretirement Plans an amendment of FASB
Statements No. 87, 88, 106, and 132 (R) (codified in FASB ASC Topic 715, Compensation-Retirement
Benefits), as well as the Companys adoption of the guidance originally issued in FASB
Interpretation No. 48, Accounting for Uncertainty in Income Taxes an Interpretation of FASB
Statement No. 109, (codified in FASB ASC Topic 740, Income Taxes) effective July 1, 2007.
In our opinion, the information set forth in the accompanying consolidated balance sheet as of June
27, 2009, is fairly stated, in all material respects, in relation to the consolidated balance sheet
from which it has been derived.
February 2, 2010