2017 UniPro Member and Supplier Awards!
ATLANTA – The Phoenix Convention Center, Phoenix Arizona
was the site of UniPro’s 2018 Spring Conference, with more than 1,400 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 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 2017 UniPro Key
Distributors of the Year are:
- BiRITE Foodservice, Brisbane, California
- Jake’s Finer Foods, Houston, Texas
- Martin Brothers Distributing Company, Cedar Falls, Iowa
- Brown Foodservice, Louisa, Kentuck
- Curtze Food Service, Erie, Pennsylvania
Following the Key Distributor awards, the UniPro Member of the Year for 2017
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 2017 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 following winner:
Headquartered in Atlanta, UniPro Foodservice is the nation’s largest network of
independent foodservice distributors operating from more than 700 locations.
UniPro distributor members service operators in all segments of the foodservice market.