C.H. Guenther & Son named Ben E. Keith’s Supplier of the Year

C.H. Guenther & Son named Ben E. Keith’s Supplier of the Year

For Immediate Release     

October 5, 2016

Fort Worth, Texas –  C. H. Guenther & Son was named Ben E. Keith Foods 2016 Supplier of the Year at the 33rd Annual Supplier Appreciation Dinner held at the Ridglea Country Club.  Mike Toti, Vice President, Foodservice accepted the award from Ben E. Keith Foods President Mike Sweet.   C. H. Guenther & Son is a 160 year old company based in San Antonio, Texas and is a leading manufacturer of dry and frozen baked goods with brands to 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, 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: Lipman Family Farms for Produce and Dairy, Rotella’s Italian Bakery and Lamb Weston for Frozen Foods, Holten Meats and JBS 1855 for Center of the Plate, McCormick & Co., Inc. for Grocery, Georgia Pacific for Non-Foods, and Libbey, Inc. for Equipment and Supply.

Rex Moon from Georgia-Pacific was selected at the 2016 Ellington Award of Excellence recipient.



Photo ID:  C.H. Guenther Named Ben E. Keith’s Supplier of the Year 2016

L to R: Mike Sweet (President of Ben E. Keith Foods), Luis Fuerte ( Regional Sales Manager, C.H. Guenther & Son), Pat Fleming, (Director of Sales, C.H. Guenther & Son), Mike Toti, (VP Foodservice Sales, C.H. Guenther & Son), Kyle Brock (Senior Region Manager, C.H. Guenther & Son), John Fails (Marketing Manager, C.H. Guenther & Son), Andy McCaskill (Sr VP Purchasing, Ben E. Keith Foods) and David Bentancourt (Director of Grocery and Frozen Foods, Ben E. Keith Foods)


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 nine divisions shipping to fourteen states throughout the country.

For more information about Ben E. Keith contact:

David Werner, Vice President, Marketing.  817-759-6826.   wdwerner@benekeith.com

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