Church Brothers Farms Takes Home Sysco Gold Produce Supplier Awards

Tue. October 31st, 2017
- by Jessica Donnel     

SALINAS, CA - If you’ve been lucky enough to check out Church Brothers Farms’ full foodservice product spread, then you already know this new honor from Sysco is more than deserved. At this year’s Sysco Corporation’s Supplier Recognition Event on October 24 in Houston, the foodservice giant selected Church Brothers as the recipient of its 2017 Sysco Gold Produce Supplier Award.

Jeff Church, Vice President of Sales, Church Brothers Farms“We are honored by Sysco’s recognition,” said Jeff Church, Vice President of Sales. “They are an important customer, and this was a team effort earned by Church Brothers Farms and True Leaf Farms.”

According to a press release, Sysco’s Gold Award was created to highlight supplier efforts, including factors such as sales, margin, and case growth. The award also factors in more subjective criteria, including sales support and category management engagement.

Pictured Left to Right: Francis Adenuga (True Leaf Farms), Julie Olivarria (Sysco), Joe Albaugh (Church Brothers Farms), Steve Church (CBF) , Jon Greco (Sysco), Jeff Church (CBF), Rich Dachman (Sysco)

This is not the first award the Church Brothers Farms team has taken home in the foodservice arena. Church Brothers was the recipient of the Vendor of the Year award from Get Fresh Produce in Chicago, the 2017 Supplier Award for Nationally Branded Produce from Frosty Acre Brands in Alpharetta, GA, and the Taco’riffic Award from Wendy’s, for what the chain said was, “Unwavering dedication and support during the 2016 re-launch of the iconic Wendy’s taco salad.” 

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