UniPro Foodservice Honors Vanee Foods as Supplier of the Year

BERKELEY, Ill.– UniPro Foodservice presented their Overall Supplier of the Year Award to the Vanee Foods Company during the UniPro Spring Conference at the Gaylord Rockies Resort & Convention Center in Denver, Colorado.

UniPro selects nominees for Supplier of the Year in several product categories based upon their outstanding support of UniPro Foodservice and its members. Criteria include market sales support, product innovation, quality standards, and product training.

During their awards luncheon, UniPro announced the winning suppliers in each product category, including Vanee Foods as the top supplier in the Canned & Imports category. After recognizing this year’s winning suppliers, UniPro CEO Bob Stewart awarded the top honor of Overall Supplier of the Year to the Vanee Foods Company.

“Vanee Foods joins an elite group of suppliers to be recognized with this honor,” said Stewart. “UniPro selected the Vanee Foods Company due to their outstanding support of UniPro and its membership, a dedication to true partnership, impeccable service, and the highest standards of integrity.”


The Vanee Foods Company manufactures shelf stable entrées, gravies, sauces, soups and soup bases. The Company serves a diverse customer base, from co-packing for leading global food brands to developing custom formulations for national and regional chain restaurants. Founded in 1950, Vanee Foods remains family-owned and operated.


Headquartered in Atlanta, UniPro Foodservice is the nation’s largest network of independent foodservice distributors operating from more than 700 locations. UniPro distributor members service operators in all segments of the foodservice market.