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Asian Food Solutions

Asian Food Solutions, a certified minority-owned and operated company, is a manufacturer of frozen fully cooked Asian-inspired entrées, side dishes and appetizers with an emphasis on great taste, authentic flavors and quality ingredients. These products are marketed under the Green Dragon brand. The company headquarters is located in Oviedo, Florida....Read More


Featured Supplier of the Month - April 2017

Bonamar Corporation, a certified minority owned company is an importer, exporter and distributor of premium crab meat and various other seafood. Our company is headquartered in Medley, Florida....Read More


Featured Supplier of the Month - October 2016

County Fair is a Certified Woman-Owned kosher pickle product manufacturer based on the West Coast. With four generations of experience and recipes originating from 1910, we offer our customers a unique taste experience rooted in an old-world commitment to quality...Read More


Issue 19, July 2016

Born in Hyderabad, India, Manish Kumar founded The Fishin’ Company in 2002. Fourteen years later, the Fishin’ Company is the largest buyer and importer of tilapia in the world, and is consistently one of the largest importers of other frozen fish in the country....Read More


Issue 18, April 2016

A native of Morelos, Coahuila, Mexico, Veronica Moreno founded Olé Mexican Foods, Inc. along with her husband, Eduardo, in Atlanta, Georgia in 1988. She currently serves as company president, overseeing sales and marketing, product development, finance and administration....Read More


Issue 17, February 2016

Mann Packing Company, Inc. is a WBENC-certified, women-owned business that has been around for 76 years. It was 1939 when H.W. “Cy” Mann opened a fresh carrot packing operation in the Salinas Valley....Read More


Issue 16, October 2015

Slade Gorton is one of America’s largest importers, distributors and manufacturers of fresh, frozen and premium value-added seafood products. Founded in 1928, Slade Gorton is a privately held, multi-generational family business that is passionate about bringing wholesome, nutritious and sustainable seafood from around the world to America’s table....Read More


Issue 15, August 2015

Signature Breads is an independent, minority-owned bakery focused exclusively on baking frozen par-baked bread. Our offerings include traditional French breads such as baguettes and dinner rolls. We specialize in sandwich breads in numerous sizes, shapes and flavors. We also bake niche, specialty breads like boule, carving loaves and breads that address emerging trends like ciabatta and focaccia....Read More


Issue 14, April 2015

It has been less than a year since Monsoon Kitchens partnered with Sysco to launch the Indian Food Category and we are thrilled that Sysco has chosen to recognize us as a Minority Supplier of the Month for February 2015...Read More


Issue 13, October 2014

Bigelow Tea is a woman-owned, privately-held, family-run company. It is hard to believe that it’s been one whole year since Bigelow first partnered with Sysco to launch the hot tea category — and an exciting one at that!...Read More


Issue 12, July 2014

Windsor Foods, a leading manufacturer of private label frozen foods headquartered in Houston, Texas, has been a privately-held, family-owned company since 1996. As a Top 5 Certified Woman-Owned Business, Windsor’s brand names are among the most recognized in the industry....Read More


Issue 11, April 2014

MIC Food is a family-owned Minority Business Enterprise with headquarters in Miami, Florida. It is an integrated farm-to-distributor concept, with processing facilities in Central and South America.......Read More


Issue 10, January 2014

It all began in 1960s by selling Lemon-X Sour Cocktail Mix to Manhattan bars and restaurants — we’ve come a long way! Today, Lemon-X is a Certified Women-Owned Business Enterprise with owner Sonja Grassi and a workforce of 200+ employees. We also offer direct sales support nationwide. We’ve been producing bag-in-box cocktail mix for over 40 years and are proud to be recognized as the largest quality juice BiB manufacturer in the country....Read More


Issue 9, October 2013

Signature Breads is a Certified National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) Minority Business Enterprise and a leading supplier of par-baked and fully baked breads in North America, baking more than 125 premium varieties of bread and rolls. Rudi’s and Signature Breads began as a collection of small, independent bakeries. In 1994 they became part of the Pillsbury/General Mills family of companies. Twelve years later, Signature Breads’ employees purchased the company and have continued to grow their business while expanding their offerings....Read More


Issue 8, July 2013

A Certified NMSDC® Minority Business Enterprise, Aqua Star is one of the leading suppliers of frozen seafood in the North American market, offering a broad range of commodity and value-added seafood products....Read More


Issue 7, April 2013

Ron’s Home Style Foods is a certified Native American-Owned (MBE) and HUB certified refrigerated salad company, offering over 50 different varieties of refrigerated salads, bases, dressings, desserts, entrees and frozen sides with a focus on high quality and homemade taste....Read More


Issue 6, January 2013

Sysco partners with over 400 minority and women-owned suppliers, and each year this number continues to grow. Diverse suppliers help Sysco meet the changing demands of foodservice operators, while supporting strategic alliances that enable the continued success of Sysco, our customers and our supplier partners....Read More


Issue 5, October 2012

White Lion Tea is a boutique food, beverage and bath products company that has grown from the simple concept of incorporating affordable luxuries into everyday life. It started in 1998, with an introduction of Kathryn Petty to Aubrey Franklin, Tea Ambassador and former spokesman for the United States Tea Council....Read More


Issue 4, July 2012

Best Maid Cookie Company is a privately held, woman owned business based out of the Upper Midwest. Best Maid Cookie Company is a complete cookie supplier, offering gourmet cookie dough, baked cookies, individually wrapped cookies and a delicious line of brownies and bars....Read More


Issue 3, March 2012

Herschel Walker founded Renaissance Man Food Services in 1999 and under his leadership; the company has grown to become one of the nation's most successful Minority-owned protein suppliers to the food service industry. After Herschel met former Sysco Executive Robert Thurber at an industry function and expressed an interest in selling further-processed poultry products based on Herschel's Moms' favorite recipes, the rest, as they say, is history....Read More


Issue 2, April 2011

Celebrating its 44th year, Badia Spices has grown to become one of the largest packers of spices for the retail and foodservice industries in the country....Read More


Issue 1, January 2011

King Cheesecake Company founded by John and ‘Lrma King in 1984 started as a frozen baked goods distributor in a small 750 sq. ft. leased warehouse building. Through hard work, dedication and determination they have grown King Cheesecake to a 13,000 sq. ft. state of the art manufacturing and distribution company....Read More