BAKERSFIELD, CA – Grimmway Farms today announced that it received the highly coveted 2016 Produce Partner of the Year Award from Albertsons, Vons and Pavilions of Southern California. The prestigious award recognizes the company’s exemplary leadership, partnership and commitment.
“All of us at Grimmway Farms are honored to receive this distinguished award,” said Jeff Huckaby, president, Grimmway Farms. “Albertsons, Vons and Pavilions of Southern California are significant patrons of both our organic and conventional produce, so this recognition is particularly meaningful to us as it validates our commitment to these partnerships and our long-standing promise to all of our customers.”
Senior executives from Albertsons, Vons and Pavilions presented the award to Huckaby at a recent awards luncheon ceremony held in Fullerton.
“We could not have received this honor if not for the efforts of the entire Grimmway organization,” Huckaby added. “My sincere appreciation goes out to each member of our team for their unwavering commitment to providing the highest quality product, great service and transparency.”
The 2016 Produce Vendor of the Year Award is the latest honor bestowed upon Grimmway Farms. Other recent honors include the Produce Trailblazer Award from Grocery Headquarters (2017), Supplier of the Year from Whole Foods Market (2015) and Vendor Development Award from Loblaw Companies Limited (2014).