Reinhart Foodservice, L.L.C. named Beaver Street Fisheries, Inc. its 2016 Supplier of the Year, noting the value Beaver Street brings to Reinhart and its customers and their dedication to Reinhart’s Marketing, Sales and Exclusive Brand initiatives. The full line-up of Supplier of the Year Award winners was announced at Reinhart’s annual Traditions Sales & Merchandising Conference on June 13.

“At Reinhart, our suppliers are key to our goal of helping our customers be more successful, and we value all they do to support that objective,” said Jeff King, Reinhart’s President and Chief Operating Officer. “They not only work with us to bring high quality products to our customers, but they also provide solutions to support their success. The Supplier Awards allow us to recognize our outstanding suppliers and celebrate their devotion to the foodservice industry. Congratulations to all of these winners.”

Reinhart’s Supplier of the Year Awards were presented to winners in eight categories and for four specific departments, with three overall winners. The winners were voted upon by Reinhart’s leadership and were selected based on key performance metrics and alignment with Reinhart’s business strategy. The full list of recipients is as follows:

Category Awards

  • Grocery – Ventura Foods
  • Beverage – Tetley Harris Food Group
  • Frozen Foods – Superior Foods
  • Center of the Plate – Jennie-O Turkey Store
  • Seafood – Beaver Street Fisheries
  • Non-Foods – AEP Industries
  • Produce – Capital City Fruit
  • Dairy – HP Hood LLC

Departmental Awards

  • Logistics Support – Alpha Baking
  • Business Friendliness – Aryzta LLC
  • FSQA – Lakeside Foods
  • Marketing Partner – Vanee Foods

Overall Awards

  • Exclusive Brands: AEP Industries
  • Manufacturer Brand – R3/Bunzl
  • Supplier of the Year – Beaver Street Fisheries