V&V Supremo Selected as 'Vendor of the Year' by Jewel-Osco

Leading Mexican-Food Company Honored at VIP Hispanic Heritage Month Reception

Sep 08, 2011, 12:48 ET from V&V Supremo Foods, Inc.

CHICAGO, Sept. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- V&V Supremo Foods, Inc., one of the nation's oldest family-run Hispanic food business, announced today it will be awarded as "Vendor of the Year" during the VIP Hispanic Heritage Month reception hosted by Jewel-Osco. The reception will be held on September 14th at the National Museum of Mexican Art, and will include attendees who serve as leaders within the food packaging, production, sales, distribution and marketing industries. 

In addition to its achievements in technological innovation, food quality and customer service, V&V Supremo is being recognized for its philosophy of ethical business conduct and continuous community involvement.

"We're extremely proud of this recognition from a leader in the industry like Jewel-Osco, which speaks to our commitment of giving back to the communities we serve," expressed Gilberto Villasenor II, General Manager of V&V Supremo and son of one of the Founders.  "Our aim is to deliver the best quality product our customers deserve, but do so in ways that make us an integral part in our collective community.  We never allow ourselves to forget where we came from, and who helped us get where we are today."

The reception coincides with Hispanic Heritage Month, a celebration of the Hispanic community which takes place every year from September 15th to October 15th throughout the United States. Hispanics celebrate the family roots, heritage, values and unity that contribute to their culture.

V&V Supremo is a Chicago-based food company founded by Mexican natives Gilberto Villasenor, Sr., and Ignacio Villasenor in 1964. The company has provided natural, consistent and quality dairy and meat products for nearly 50 years, personifying the values that are celebrated during Hispanic Heritage Month.

V&V Supremo strives for commitment to quality, consistency and tradition while introducing a steady stream of innovations through state-of-the-art technology and progressive business practices. The company's staff is over 240 strong and highly committed to exceeding customers' expectations and needs.

About Jewel-Osco

Jewel-Osco is an American supermarket chain headquartered in Itasca, Illinois. The chain has 182 stores across Northern, Central, and Western Illinois; Eastern Iowa; and portions of Northwest Indiana. Jewel-Osco and Jewel are wholly-owned subsidiaries of SuperValu, Inc., based in Eden Prairie, Minnesota.

SOURCE V&V Supremo Foods, Inc.