2018 UniPro Member and Supplier Awards!
ATLANTA – The Gaylord Rockies Resort and Conference Center,
Denver, Colorado, was the site of UniPro’s 2019 Spring Conference, with more than 1,100
people in attendance.
At the annual Awards Luncheon, UniPro recognized its key distributors and suppliers.
“This ceremony marks a very important event – a time to pause and recognize the numerous
achievements of our UniPro Members, and our Supplier partners,” said UniPro CEO Bob Stewart.
Five UniPro Members were recognized for their exceptional accomplishments and growth,
for their dedicated participation in all UniPro programs and for their strong commitment to the
UniPro organization. The 2018 UniPro Key Distributors of the Year are:
- Curtze Food Service, Erie, Pennsylvania
- Florida Food Service, Gainesville, Florida
- Kuna Foodservice, Dupo, Illinois
- Renzi Foodservice, Watertown, New York
- RRS Foodservice, Ashland, Virginia
Following the Key Distributor awards, the UniPro Member of the Year for 2018 was presented.
The award recognized the winner’s overall results compared to the prior year, their commitment to
the UniPro organization and dedicated participation across all programs, and their impact on the
foodservice industry. And the award was presented to:
Six Procurement categories were represented during the Supplier Awards presentation.
UniPro Members voted on the supplier companies who offered the best market support, service levels,
product innovation, and quality standards, among other criteria.
The following Suppliers were recognized within their respective categories:
The UniPro Supply Chain Supplier of the Year recognizes suppliers
who exhibit strong corporate and supply chain conference support, high service levels, as
well as other factors. The following supplier was honored:
The ProForma Supplier of the Year Award nominees are chosen based on exceeding criteria such
as utilization of ProForma tools, marketing and event support, service excellence, and sales and new
business development. The following supplier was selected:
The final award and most prestigious Supplier award was the 2018 UniPro Supplier of the Year.
There is a stringent list of criteria used in determining the winner; the winner of this award exhibits
the highest standards of professionalism in the foodservice industry. UniPro was pleased to recognize the
Headquartered in Atlanta, UniPro Foodservice is the nation’s largest network of independent
foodservice distributors operating from more than 750 locations. UniPro distributor members service operators
in all segments of the foodservice market.