Kedem Foods of Bayonne, NJ, also known as KAYCO, has been named by Whole Foods Market as winner in the Outstanding Innovation category of its 2015 Supplier Awards.
With its annual Supplier Awards, Whole Foods Market recognizes and celebrates the company’s supplier partners who best embody its mission and core values. Kedem’s recognition for Outstanding Innovation is one among 15 award categories named by Whole Foods Market.
Other categories include: Environmental Stewardship, Dedication to Responsible Sourcing and Product with a Purpose. According to Harold Weiss, Executive Vice President of Sales, “Kedem Foods is especially proud to receive this honor from Whole Foods Market, which is widely known for its broad array of offerings, all meeting the highest food quality standards as well as top-notch customer service in the grocery retail industry. We very much look forward to a long relationship that continues to support Whole Foods Market mission and its customers’ needs. ”
“We ask a lot of our suppliers and they go to great lengths to deliver the highest quality products possible from sources we can trust,” said Jim Speirs, global vice president of procurement, non-perishables. “This year’s Supplier Award winners represent the very best in our industry. We’re grateful for their drive, true partnership and commitment to growing their business with Whole Foods Market.”