Grimmway Farms and Cal-Organic Farms Named Albertsons 2023 Produce Supplier of the Year
BAKERSFIELD, CA - To be recognized by a retail partner makes all the difference in the world. It shows a commitment and dedication that speaks volumes when conducting both new and old business. For Grimmway Farms and Cal-Organic Farms, this honor came from long-time customer, Albertsons, who recently presented the company with the Albertsons 2023 Produce Supplier of the Year Award.
“We are honored to receive this prestigious award from Albertsons. This recognition would not be possible without our incredible family of employees who are committed to delivering the highest quality produce to our customers. We look forward to continuing our strong partnership with Albertsons and continuing to provide exceptional produce to consumers across the nation,” said Jeff Huckaby, Grimmway’s President and Chief Executive Officer.
This award stands as a testament to Grimmway’s unwavering commitment to providing the highest quality produce to customers nationwide, a press release explained. The core values of the company were acknowledged by Albertsons, which reflected on Grimmway’s exceptional contributions to the industry and steadfast partnership.
“Receiving Albertsons Produce Supplier of the Year award is a remarkable milestone for Grimmway and Cal-Organic,” commented Eric Proffitt, Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing. “Our teams have worked tirelessly to ensure that our produce not only meets the highest standards but exceeds the expectations of our valued customers. The award validates our commitment to quality and innovation in the produce industry.”
Proffitt accepted the award on behalf of the company when it was presented on August 22, 2023, at the Annual Meeting of Albertsons Companies Suppliers held in Boise, Idaho.
As the release went on to note, both Grimmway and Cal-Organic have long been acknowledged as industry leaders in innovative farming and organic produce. The contributions they’ve made to the industry align with Albertsons’ commitment to providing fresh and nutritious options to its customers.
Congratulations to Grimmway Farms on this incredible achievement!