Braga Fresh Honored By Whole Foods Market with National Special Recognition Supplier Award
SOLEDAD, CA - Last week, we reported Whole Foods Market announced its National Special Recognition Supplier Awards. Of the 32 suppliers recognized this year, Braga Fresh was one of the winners for its commitment to providing fresh, high-quality produce and offering excellent service.
“We are honored and humbled to have received this award from Whole Foods at their 2019 Supplier of the Year ceremony,” said Rodney Braga, President and CEO. “We are incredibly proud of our entire team. It takes dedication from every member involved. From planting to harvest to cooling, processing, food safety, transportation, sales, and all the support team members that make this possible. I want to credit Greg McAlister, our Vice President of Organic Sales especially. Greg has led our partnership with Whole Foods”.
According to a press release, the winners were named at a reception held in Austin, Texas, on February 18th. The annual awards recognize suppliers that embody Whole Foods Market’s mission and values through proven commitments to quality, environmental stewardship, organic integrity, innovation, purpose, and partnership.
“It is an honor and a privilege to receive this award from Whole Foods Market,” said McAlister. “We appreciate the opportunity they have given our team and our products to earn a place in their stores”.
The honorees selected by Whole Foods Market leaders, category experts, and buyers included local, regional, and national brands across all product categories.
Farming for nearly a century, Braga Fresh, a vertically-integrated company, continues to mix innovation with tradition to grow and ship premium quality salads and vegetables worldwide. The third Braga generation continues to uphold its high standards of quality by providing premium quality vegetables, value-added vegetables, premium salad kits, baby leaf blends, and baby lettuces.
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