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Ben E. Keith Foods Announces 2018 Supplier of the Year

Fort Worth, Texas –  C. H. Guenther & Son, Inc. was named Ben E. Keith Foods 2018 Supplier of the Year at the 35th Annual Supplier Appreciation Dinner held at the Ridglea Country Club.  Mike Toti, Vice President, Foodservice Sales accepted the award on behalf of C. H. Guenther & Son, Inc.   C. H. Guenther & Son, Inc. is a 162-year-old company based in San Antonio, Texas and is a leading manufacturer of dry and frozen baked goods with brands that include:  Pioneer, Morrison Milling, and Williams.

C.H. Guenther has been a long-standing and valued strategic business partner with Ben E. Keith, and their focus on our mutual success, innovation, and industry insights, as well as the success of our operator customers, has made a very positive impact on our industry”, said Mike Sweet, President of Ben E. Keith Foods.


Other category winners included:

Produce – Lipman Family Farm

Dairy – Wells Dairy

Center of the Plate – Rancher’s Legacy

Equipment & Supplies – Libbey Foodservice

Frozen Food – Rich Products

Grocery – C.H. Guenther & Son, Inc.


About Ben E. Keith Foods:

Established in Fort Worth, Texas in 1906, Ben E. Keith is the nation’s eighth largest broad line foodservice distributor and operates today with eight divisions shipping to fourteen states throughout the country.

For more information about Ben E. Keith contact:

David Werner, Vice President, Sales & Marketing.  817-759-6826.



Photo ID (L to R) Mike Sweet, President, Ben E. Keith Foods, Janelle Sykes, CFO, C.H. Guenther & Son, Inc., Bill Crouch, Director of Foodservice Sales, C.H. Guenther & Son, Inc., Kyle Brock, Zone Manager, C.H. Guenther & Son, Inc., Mike Toti, VP or Foodservice Sales, C.H. Guenther & Son, Inc., Andy McCaskill, Sr. Vice President of Purchasing, Ben E. Keith Foods, David Bentancourt, Director of Frozen Foods and Grocery, Ben E. Keith Foods.