The Maine Grocers & Food Producers Association (MGFPA) has awarded the Northeast Independent Sales Team at C&S Wholesale Grocers Inc. its 2019 Associate of the Year. This honor is given to a MGFPA member company that meets the highest standards of excellence in providing a positive workplace, increased sales and contributions to the food industry through legislative or educational activities and a commitment to furthering opportunities for other Maine businesses.
The MGFPA is a nonprofit business trade association composed of independent grocery stores and supermarkets, food and beverage producers and manufacturers, wholesalers and distributors and associated service businesses.
C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. is the largest wholesale grocery supply company in the U.S. and the industry leader in supply chain innovation. Founded in 1918 as a supplier to independent grocery stores, C&S now services customers of all sizes, supplying more than 7,700 independent supermarkets, chain stores, military bases and institutions with more than 137,000 different products.