FORT WORTH, Texas — Hormel was named Ben E. Keith Foods’ 2023 Supplier of the Year. The 40th Annual Supplier Appreciation Day, was held recently at the Ridglea Country Club in Fort Worth, Texas.
“Supplier of the Year is a designation we do not take lightly, and we are pleased to recognize Hormel this year,: said Mike Sweet, president of Ben E. Keith Foods. “We have developed a strong relationship with Hormel, built on mutual dedication and service, over the many years of our partnership. We look forward to many more years to come.”
Hormel Foods, based in Austin, Minn., is a global branded food company with over $12 billion in annual revenue across more than 80 countries worldwide. Its brands include Planters®, Skippy®, SPAM®, Hormel® Natural Choice®, Applegate®, Justin’s®, Wholly®, Hormel® Black Label®, Columbus®, Jennie-O® and more than 30 other beloved brands.
Ben E. Keith Foods is a broadline food distributor headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas. With a footprint that extends to 20 states with 10 divisions in three time zones, Ben E. Keith is the 5th largest foodservice distributor in the United States, the company notes. Ben E. Keith Foods has been in foodservice distribution for nearly 117 years.