Royal Buying Group Inc. (RBG) announced the 2014 Vendor of the Year Award at the 2015 Independent C-Store Expo on April 30.
RBG provided this award to one vendor who provided outstanding programing and services to its network of retailers through new product innovation, core program information and excellent service.
This year’s recipient is:
Mike Crutchfield, agency sales manager – Kelloggs – 2014 Vendor of the Year.
In addition to the Independent C-Store Expo Trade Show Exhibitors, Royal Buying Group also featured a New Product Display in which vendors can display and showcase the top new products. Independent retailers had the chance to view these new products and vote for their favorite product. The companies that participated in this event includes: AdMart, Al Capone, American Licorice, Belgian Boys, Boulder International, Cost Less Pet Treats, General Mills, Master Creations, Mistic-Haus, NeutriSci International, Pearson Ranch Elk & Buffalo Beef Jerky, Perfetti Van Melle, Plasitkote, Platinum Connections, Prarie City Bakery, Storck, TeaZa Energy, Tell Industries, Unilever, and Zipp Foods. The Following Companies won awards:
1st Place: Boulder International – E-Cig and Vaporizer Display
2nd Place: Al Capone – Mini Cigars
3rd Place: General Mills – Pillsbury Mini’s, Chex Popped Sweet and Salty, Bugles Ranch, Nature Valley Roasted Nut Crunch Bars