San Marcos, CA – Cargill’s Food Ingredients & Bioindustrial business has awarded its National Partner Distributor, Gillco Ingredients, with the 2021 Cargill FIBI Distributor of the Year Award. Gillco Ingredients has been a primary nationwide distributor for Cargill’s Cocoa and Chocolate, Starches, Sweeteners, Texturizing Solutions and Edible Oils businesses for over twenty years.
“It is a great a privilege to receive this award again. It is a direct reflection of the dedication and constancy of excellence that everyone at Gillco takes pride in achieving. We are thankful to Cargill for this recognition,” said Mike Montgomery, President of Gillco Ingredients. “The food industry this past year continued to have supply chain issues from many global challenges. The reason for our success in spite of the obstacles is that Cargill’s communication and support was a constant.”
“Gillco Ingredients achieved the highest score on Cargill FIBI’s annual Distributor scorecard. Their results and growth in our specialties business year over year, coupled with their continued demonstration of partnership behavior validates why they were selected for this award,” stated Tom Burns, Cargill’s Distribution Sales Leader.
“The innovative offerings Cargill continues to add to their portfolio demonstrates their commitment to growth and that is incredibly motivating. Cargill is in a league of their own and this is an extraordinary honor,” said Shelley Becht, VP of Sales and Marketing for Gillco Ingredients.
Southern California based Gillco Ingredients has redefined the concept of wholesale ingredient distribution. They have partnered with some of the most reputable and innovative ingredient manufacturers in the world to put together an incredible line of label-friendly, sustainable and organic food solutions.
Gillco is strategically positioned with a dozen warehouses nationwide to offer our solutions-oriented ingredients quickly and without large minimum orders. Their extensive portfolio includes: clean-label antimicrobials, antioxidants, cocoa and chocolate, edible oils, emulsifiers, enzymes, fibers, gums, proteins, organic and low-calorie sweeteners and starches.
With 37 years of ingredient distribution, Gillco prides themselves on extraordinary service, dedicated technical sales team and setting the gold standard for high quality ingredients. For more information, visit www.gillco.com.
Cargill’s 155,000 employees across 70 countries work relentlessly to achieve our purpose of nourishing the world in a safe, responsible and sustainable way. Every day, we connect farmers with markets, customers with ingredients, and people and animals with the food they need to thrive. We combine 155 years of experience with new technologies and insights to serve as a trusted partner for food, agriculture, financial and industrial customers in more than 125 countries. Side-by-side, we are building a stronger, sustainable future for agriculture. For more information, visit Cargill.com and our News Center.