Tyson Foods Inc. has recognized its 2020 top performing deli brokers across the country with the Deli Broker of the Year award. The winners – Braun & Associates, Pyramid Foods and Scooter Bay Sales – were chosen based on proven growth in their respective markets, creating new ways to serve customers, bringing innovative merchandising solutions to market and selling the entire Tyson portfolio.
Braun & Associates
Based in Saint Cloud, Minnesota, Braun & Associates was founded by Randy Braun two years ago and has quickly built a team focused on deli and prepared foods. With their support, Tyson Foods has gained distribution on more than 24 new items within the past nine months and has helped to grow the sales volume by more than 13 percent year over year.
Located in Memphis, Tennessee, the Pyramid Foods team grew by double digits in 2020, even while facing a global pandemic and other challenges. They are dedicated to providing consumers the very best and take the utmost pride in the brands that they represent.
Scooter Bay Sales
Based in Glen Ellyn, Illinois, and founded by Scott Shoub, Scooter Bay Sales has been built on core values and a passion that has helped them to quickly excel in the industry. Their dedication and hard work make them an ideal partner for Tyson Foods and has helped them establish a new level of manufacturer expectations and extraordinary performance in the Midwest.
“We are privileged to partner with amazing companies every year,” said Michael Keeley, VP of deli sales for Springdale, Arkansas-based Tyson Foods. “The achievements of this year’s honorees, even in the light of a global pandemic, only prove that they are best in class to our organization and to our customers.”
Tyson Foods Inc. is one of the world’s largest food companies and a recognized leader in protein. Founded in 1935 by John W. Tyson and grown under three generations of family leadership, the company has a broad portfolio of products and brands like Tyson, Jimmy Dean, Hillshire Farm, Ball Park, Wright, Aidells, ibp and State Fair. The company has 139,000 team members.