MINNEAPOLIS (August 6, 2012) – MOM Brands today announces that Greg Hasper, the Midwest region vice president of sales, accepted the 2012 Outstanding Vendor Award from the Minnesota Grocers Association (MGA) during its summer conference in Brainerd.
“I am very honored to accept this award on behalf of all MOM Brands employees that serve Minnesota retailers,” said Hasper. “I am fortunate to work for a family company that has a long history of providing families a better breakfast for a better price. The MGA is an organization filled with outstanding retailers and suppliers, and I’m privileged to be a part of this wonderful organization.”
The annual MGA awards recognize outstanding industry accomplishments and involvement in the statewide organization. The MGA also called out MOM Brands’ commitment to innovation in support of its customers, specifically for keeping cereal prices affordable and for making new products like Better Oats®, Bear River Valley® and Mom’s Best®.
“The Midwest MOM Brands sales team has dedicated and passionate sales representatives that provide superior service to independent retail grocery stores across Minnesota,” said Hasper.
Based in Minneapolis, MOM Brands employs 1,800 nationally, including 300 employees in corporate offices in Minneapolis and Lakeville and 800 employees at its largest production facility in Northfield.
About MOM Brands
MOM Brands is the largest family owned cereal company in the U.S. The company has produced quality cereal products since 1919 and manufactures many varieties of oatmeal, family favorite ready-to-eat and all-natural cereals as well as its original, farina-based hot cereal. Today, one in 10 servings of breakfast cereal eaten every day is a MOM Brands cereal. Dedicated to finding better ways to make a better breakfast at a better price, MOM Brands is continually innovating to produce, package and transport its cereals in ways that reduce environmental impact. For more information about MOM Brands and its cereal products please visit www.MOMBrands.com
About The Minnesota Grocers Association
The Minnesota Grocers Association is a state trade association representing the food retail industry since 1897. We have over 200 retail members with nearly 1,100 stores statewide, as well as approximately 100 distributors and manufacturers. Our member companies employ over 125,000 union and non-union Minnesotans. We actively advance the common interest of all of those engaged in any aspect of the retail food industry as a leader and advocate in government affairs.