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Gordon Food Service Announces the 2014 Vendor Involvement Process Supplier Award Winners

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Gordon Food Service is pleased to announce the 2014 North American recipients of the prestigious Vendor Involvement Process (VIP) supplier awards. Suppliers receiving the VIP Partner Award demonstrated excellence and improvement in supply chain and customer relationship metrics. Suppliers receiving the Cornerstone Partner Award excelled in service metrics and exemplified strategic distinction through extraordinary efforts. The supplier receiving the Gordon Food Service Brand Partner Award excelled in service metrics and demonstrated outstanding vision and implementation of branding strategies.

“It is a privilege to recognize all of our 2014 Cornerstone Partner, VIP Partner, and Brand Partner suppliers,” U.S. Distribution President, Tony Groll said. “With their help, Gordon Food Service has earned a reputation for delivering innovative, quality products. We look forward to these suppliers playing a key role in our continued growth.”

Canada Cornerstone Partner Award Winners:

  • Campbell’s Foodservice
  • Club Coffee
  • Cohn Produce
  • Evergreen Herbs
  • Hallmark Poultry
  • Richardson Oilseed
  • SCA Tissue North America
  • Sofina Foods

U.S. Cornerstone Partner Award Winners:

  • Ach Food Companies
  • Amick Farms
  • Aunt Millie’s Bakeries
  • Berry Plastics
  • Cargill Meat Solutions – Fresh Pork Division
  • Continental Mills
  • Foodhandler
  • General Mills, Inc.
  • Lamb Weston Inc.
  • Lemon-X
  • On-Cor Frozen Foods
  • Quincy Street Inc.
  • Ray & Mascari, Inc.
  • Sandridge Food Corporation
  • Taylor Farms
  • WNA

Canada VIP Partner Award Winners:

  • 511 Foodservice
  • All Seasons Mushrooms
  • Arla Foods
  • BC Fresh
  • Bonduelle North America
  • De Luxe Paper Products
  • English Bay Batter
  • HFA Inc.
  • Lamb Weston Inc.
  • Lassonde Beverages
  • Montpak International
  • Oceanfood Sales
  • Olymel
  • Parmalat
  • Solis Foods
  • Viau Foods

U.S. VIP Partner Award Winners:

  • Absopure Water Company
  • America’s Catch
  • Anchor Packaging
  • Bake’n Joy Foods
  • Cargill Value Added Meats – Ground Beef Division
  • Carla’s Pasta
  • CHS, Inc.
  • ConAgra Bakeries
  • Country Fresh Food Service
  • Diamond Crystal Brands
  • Florida’s Natural
  • Gregory Packaging
  • HFA Inc.
  • Highline Mushrooms
  • Hillshire Food
  • Kent Quality Foods Inc.
  • Leprino Foods
  • Markon
  • Producers Rice Mill
  • Request Foods Inc.
  • SCA Tissue North America
  • Sun Rich Fresh Foods
  • Tip Top Poultry Inc.
  • Tyson-Mexican Original

U.S. Brand Partner Award Winner:

  • Sandridge Food Corporation

About Gordon Food Service

Since 1897, the people of Gordon Food Service have been committed to delivering uncompromising quality, outstanding value, and exceptional customer service. What began as a simple butter-and-egg delivery service is today North America’s largest family-controlled broadline foodservice distributor. Gordon Food Service distributes to foodservice operators within the Midwest, Northeast, Southeast, and Southwest regions of the United States and coast-to-coast in Canada. The company also operates more than 165 GFS Marketplace retail stores in the U.S., which are open to the public and provide the benefits of restaurant-quality products and friendly, knowledgeable service without a membership fee.