RH Amar is celebrating after being named Jones Food Solutions’ overall ‘Supplier of the Year’ for 2016.
RH Amar picked up the prestigious award, beating FMCG heavyweights to the Somerset-based wholesaler’s top prize, as Coca-Cola Enterprises was named ‘Retail Supplier of the Year’ and Unilever won ‘Catering Supplier of the Year’.
RH Amar Area Account Manager Gareth Morgan was presented with the award at a gala dinner and awards held at The Centurion Hotel in Midsomer Norton.
“It gives us great pleasure to name RH AMAR as our Supplier of the Year for 2016,” explains Gavin Jones, Commercial Director at Jones Food Solutions parent company L&F Jones Holdings Ltd.
“This is our company’s most prestigious award and takes into account a supplier’s service levels, growth contribution and, most importantly, level of collaboration. We have experienced outstanding customer care, product development and strategic planning from all of the team at RH Amar, including fantastic on the ground support from Gareth.
“We have a true partnership that has strength and depth, with our two family businesses sharing a vision of best in class customer care at their core. We look forward to a long and successful working relationship with RH Amar for the future.”
RH Amar MD Rob Amar adds: “This really is a huge honour for any supplier and means a lot coming from a family business whose history dates back to 1911. It is testament to how we supply Jones Food Solutions with a host of great brands across its retail and foodservice offerings, including Crespo, Del Monte, Kuhne, Schwartz and RH Amar’s companyowned Cooks&Co brand.
“Likewise, we look forward to many more successful years of working together and thank them for recognising the great work we’ve done together over the past few years.”