For the second time, Del Sol Food Co. has presented Excel Brokerage with its Briannas 2012 Silver Spur Sales Award. The Portland, Ore.-based brokerage was selected for the 2012 award because of its sales team, sales volume, dedication to service and courteous and professional business standards, says Del Sol Food Co. in a news release.
The handcrafted award was presented to Excel’s Carl Bangle and Bob Newman on March 12 at the Natural Products Expo West Food Show in Anaheim, Calif.
“Excel Brokerage exemplifies what a specialty/natural food broker should be,” says Jeffrey Sadler, director of sales for Brenham, Texas-based Del Sol. “Their commitment to the industry and the brands they represent is paramount. We’re proud to be associated with Excel Brokerage and thrilled to recognize their accomplishments in 2012.”
The Briannas line of 14 gourmet dressings continues to grow in popularity, the company says. The dressings contain no trans-fat or high-fructose corn syrup. Eleven are all natural, two are fat free and one is sugar free. In addition, 10 are gluten free.
Briannas Salad dressings can be found in all 50 states in most major grocery store chains and in many independent grocers. It also is sold in numerous international markets.
In the featured photo at top: Carin Simmons, Jeffrey Sadler, Carl Bangle, Bob Newman, Gail Edwards and Karla Gladden.