Sysco Announces 2019 Supplier Excellence Awards
HOUSTON, TX - We in the produce industry know that being a good business partner is something worth busting out the crudité and champagne for. Break out your flutes and your celery sticks, folks, because Sysco just announced its 2019 Supplier Excellence Awards. The 2019 award recipients were selected based on sales growth, leadership, innovation, operational excellence and other key business performance criteria. Those who led the produce pack are standouts in our industry, but only one was named the Gold Supplier: Taylor Farms.
“Sysco has a long-standing tradition of recognizing our top suppliers for their commitment to helping us deliver great products to our customers with exceptional service,” said Brian Todd, Senior Vice President of Merchandising and Marketing. “We keep the customer at the center of everything we do and work hard with our supplier partners to improve the overall customer experience.”
Winners in the fresh produce category included:
Gold Supplier Award Winner
- Taylor Farms
Silver Supplier Award Winner
- Church Brothers Farms
Bronze Supplier Award Winners
- ProSource Inc.
- EarthFresh Farms
- Driscoll’s, Inc.
Additionally, the field of Frozen/Canned Fruits & Vegetables winners included a number of fresh-focused suppliers, including BONDUELLE. And Sysco’s Cutting Edge Solutions award went to Oggi Foods, a Montreal-based company that specializes in making cauliflower pizza crusts. Fresh was truly showing up and showing out!
For a complete list of winners, read Sysco’s press release here.
The entire team at AndNowuKnow congratulates the winners! Stay tuned for more fresh-focused news.