FSA, Shamrock Top Winners at IFMA
IFMA Names 2016 Top Distributors in Foodservice
The International Foodservice Manufacturers Association (IFMA) today announced the winners of the 10th Annual Distributor Awards, which acknowledges distributor leadership and overall excellence within the foodservice industry. The McClelland Family of Shamrock Foods, and Food Services of America (FSA) were honored during the Distributor Awards ceremony at the IFMA 54th Annual Presidents Conference.
The McClelland Family of Shamrock Foods was named winner of IFMA’s Distinguished Industry Achievement Award, which recognizes leaders who have brought about positive change in the foodservice distribution community and have been pioneers in the areas of management, marketing and operations. Founded in 1922 in Arizona, Shamrock Foods is the comprehensive resource for restaurants, hotels and other foodservice operations across the Western U.S. with distribution centers in California, Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico and Oregon. Shamrock’s business model, built on a customer-centric philosophy, has garnered them this award. Driven by the McClelland Family’s founding principles of dedication to quality people, products and service, it has launched a spirit of innovation—both in new products and technology—and a strong commitment to community.
Food Services of America (FSA) is awarded the IFMA Distributor Sales & Marketing Performance Award, which recognizes a single independent distributor or an individual operating company of a distributor with multiple locations that has demonstrated successful planning and execution of creative sales and marketing. FSA is a privately-held, family-owned broadline foodservice distributor serving customers throughout the Midwest, West and Alaska. FSA is being honored for their consistent and successful go-to-market business solution method, establishing a highly effective process for its customers’ sales program rollout. Additionally, FSA is also being recognized for their exceptional job in launching planned promotions and platforms to the field, successfully increasing sales.
Food Services of America was nominated by Schreiber Foods.