At the awards presentation were Roger Toomey, left, of UniPro Foodservice; Rich Vecchia, Sugar Foods Corp.; Ray Goldman, UniPro Foodservice; Chris Travisano and Mike Hannigan, both of Sugar Foods.
Sugar Foods Corp. has been chosen as a recipient of the UniPro Supplier of the Year award for 2011. UniPro is a large foodservice distribution cooperative in the U.S.
The award is based on sales growth within the UniPro system, sales and marketing support for UniPro, innovative products, and support for the independent foodservice distributor.
Sugar Foods was honored by UniPro for its integrity and customer-focused practices, as well as for its close working relationship with UniPro and its members.
Chris Travisano, vice president of sales and marketing for Sugar Foods, said in a prepared statement, “We are honored to receive the Supplier of the Year award from UniPro. We take great pride in the level of service that we offer our independent distributor partners, and our strong and valuable relationship with UniPro and its members. We look forward to being a valued business partner with our distributors and UniPro for many years to come.”
From left to right: Roger Toomey, President and CEO, UniPro Foodservice; Rich Vecchia, Vice President of Sales – Foodservice Corporate Accounts, Sugar Foods Corporation; Ray Goldman, Senior Vice President Procurement, UniPro Foodservice; Chris Travisano, Vice President of Sales and Marketing – Foodservice, Sugar Foods Corporation; Mike Hannigan, Director of Sales – Foodservice Corporate Accounts, Sugar Foods Corporation