Winona Foods 2015 Vendor of the Year


Winona Foods named ‘Vendor of the Year’

Winona Foods, Inc. has been named 2015 Grocery Vendor of the Year at US. Foods. This is Winona’s second Vendor of the Year award at US. Foods.
US. Foods, one of the country’s most innovative food companies and leading distributors, announced the winners at their 2015 Fall Forum on November 3rd. During a ceremony in Chicago, IL., six companies out of more than 3,000 vendors took home top honors and were named as the best US. Foods suppliers. More than 60 divisions and support offices take place in the voting process.
Winona Foods was chosen as the top Grocery supplier award based on variety of metrics, including sales growth, gross margin improvement, merchandising support, product quality, divisional sales support, exclusive brands and logistics.
“Winona Foods is honored to receive this recognition from US. Foods. Our strategic partnership continues to flourish on an annual basis and we will continue to supply US. Foods with high-quality service, safe and innovative products, along with our national support network”, says Bob Starkey, Vice-President of Business Development at Winona Foods. “We are very proud of our team, these achievements don’t come about from one person’s efforts. We have an entire organization that goes above and beyond to enable us to receive such recognition”
Winona Foods supplies a variety of cheeses, sauces, dips and cooking oils to the foodservice, industrial ingredient and retail industries.