MT. STERLING, Ill.- Dot Foods, the largest food industry redistributor in North America, is pleased to announce the 22 winners of the company's 2017 Quality & Service Award. As indicated by the name, the award recognizes Dot's top-performing manufacturer partners in the areas of quality and service:

  • Barkman Honey - 4th consecutive year
  • Basic American Foods
  • Boylan Bottling Company
  • Bridgford Foods Corporation - 2nd consecutive year
  • Dr Pepper Snapple Group - 7th consecutive year
  • Florida's Natural Growers
  • Foster Farms
  • Handi-foil of America, Inc. - 5th consecutive year
  • Idahoan Foods -  4th consecutive year
  • JMH International
  • Kent Precision Food Group - 7th consecutive year
  • Kronos Foods Corporation
  • Living Essentials - 6th consecutive year
  • Oregon Fruit - 3rd consecutive year
  • Rotella's Italian Bakery, Inc. - 5th consecutive year
  • Stratas Foods - 2nd consecutive year
  • Tampa Maid Foods
  • The Cheesecake Factory Bakery
  • Trinidad Benham Corporation
  • Ultra Thin Pizza Shells & Flatbreads - 3rd consecutive year
  • Upstate Niagara Cooperative Inc. - 6th consecutive year
  • TW Garner Food Company


Dot's annual Quality & Service Award program began in 1998 as a way to highlight manufacturer partners who provide best-in-class communication, service, and support to Dot.  Dot evaluates manufacturers monthly on criteria which include inbound service levels, EDI implementation, proactive communication of offering changes, and loading efficiency. Those chosen for a Quality & Service Award represent the best of the best.  

"Our business was founded on a commitment to exceptional customer service," said Dot Foods President Dick Tracy. "Our Quality & Service Award winners consistently go above and beyond to help us deliver on that promise. We congratulate the 22 companies who earned a 2017 Quality & Service Award. We thank you for all you do to help us serve our customers."

Dot's business development mangers will present the Quality & Service Awards to winners at their respective corporate facilities in the coming weeks. Dot and its manufacturer partners agree that working together to improve efficiencies in their partnership is a win-win.


Dot Foods Inc. carries 127,000 products from 930 food industry manufacturers making it the largest food industry redistributor in North America. Through Dot Transportation Inc., an affiliate of Dot Foods, the company distributes foodservice, convenience, retail and vending products to distributors in all 50 states and more than 35 countries. Dot Foods operates eleven U.S. distribution centers, which are located in Modesto, California; Vidalia, Georgia; Burley, Idaho; Mt. Sterling, Illinois; Cambridge City, Indiana; Williamsport, Maryland; Liverpool, New York; Ardmore, Oklahoma; Dyersburg, Tennessee; University Park, Illinois; and Bullhead City, Arizona. Dot Foods' Canadian operations are located in Toronto, Ontario and Calgary, Alberta. For information, visit

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