Taking the Frozen Food Industry to New Heights

Acknowledgment of Ajinomoto Windsor’s commitment and accomplishments in supporting the food industry has come from a broad spectrum of organizations. We appreciate that the marketplace has recognized our efforts throughout the years.

Awards and Recognition

  • 2014

    • Reinhart – Supplier of the Year for Food Safety and Quality Assurance
    • EveryDay with Rachael Ray Magazine – Best Mini Egg Roll (Tai Pei Mini Spicy Chicken Egg Rolls)
  • 2013

    • Jack-in-the-Box Quality Excellence Award
    • Private Label Manufacturers Association Asian Category Award – Target Archer Farms Wontons
    • Federated Foods Marketing/Education award
    • Private Label Buyer Category Colonel Gold (5) Awards
    • Sysco Heritage Supplier Diversity Award
    • Progressive Grocer Editors’ Picks – Tai Pei Asian Garden Single-Serve Entrees
    • Progressive Grocer Editors’ Picks – José Olé Chicken & Cheese Nacho Bites
    • Private Label Manufacturers Association “Salute to Excellence” Award for Product Development
    • Landor Associates Breaking Away Brands Recognition for José Olé
    • Progressive Grocer’s Editors Pick for Innovation – José Olé Nacho Bites and Tai Pei Asian Garden Entrees
    • Sysco San Francisco Frozen/Refrigerated Vendor of the Year
    • Sysco Bronze Vendor of the Year in for Frozen/Convenience
    • Sysco Silver Heritage Award
    • Jacmar Diamond Award Nominee
  • 2012

    • US Foods Los Angeles Frozen Supplier of The Year
    • Pizza Hut Star Award for Quality
    • Private Label Buyer Gold (2) and Silver (3) Category Colonel Awards
    • Sysco Los Angeles Frozen Vendor of the Year Nominee
    • Sysco Top 100
    • VIP Foods Hawaii Vendor of the Year
  • 2011

    • Pizza Hut Star Award for Quality
    • Private Label Buyer Gold Category Colonel Award
    • Sysco Central Frozen Vendor of the Year
    • Sysco Los Angeles Frozen Vendor of the Year Nominee
    • Sysco Top 100
  • 2010

    • Supplier of the Year Award for Sysco San Francisco
    • Frozen Supplier of the Year Award for Sysco Los Angeles
    • Frozen Supplier of the Year Award for VIP Foods Hawaii
    • Darden Supplier of the Year
    • Meijer Frozen Vendor of the Year
    • Sysco Top 100
    • US Foods Frozen Vendor of the Year
  • 2009

    • Sysco’s 2009 Heritage Award
    • Bronze Level in Sysco’s 2009 Top 100 Award List
    • 2009 Star Award from Pizza Hut for innovation
    • US Foods Vendor of the Year Award
    • Refrigerated & Frozen Foods – Logistics Leadership Award
  • 2008

    • Frozen Food Age Category Leadership Award – Best of Class: Frozen Mexican, José Olé
    • Women’s Enterprise 4th Largest Women-Owned Company in the U.S.
    • Windsor Foods Takes #26 Spot in Sysco’s 2008 Top 100 Award List
    • Sysco 2008 Heritage Award – Silver
    • Private Label Buyer 2008 Category Colonel Award – Excellence in Private Label
    • Partnership Programs
    • US Foodservice Milwaukee Supplier of the year
  • 2007

    • Frozen Food Age Category Leadership Award – Best of Class (Frozen Mexican, José Olé)
    • Refrigerated & Frozen Foods – Retailer Category Colonel Award – Excellence in Branded Partnership Programs (Frozen Mexican, José Olé)
    • Darden Restaurants, Inc. – Supplier of the Year
    • Windsor Foods Takes #20 Spot in Sysco’s 2007 Top 100 Award List
    • Private Label Buyer 2007 Category Colonel Award – Excellence in Private Label Partnership Programs
  • 2006

    • Frozen Food Age Category Leadership Award – Best of Class (Frozen Mexican, José Olé)
    • Topco – Frozen Vendor of the Year
    • Refrigerated & Frozen Foods – Retailer Processor of the Year
    • Windsor Foods Takes #13 Spot in Sysco’s 2006 Top 100 Award List
    • Melting Pot – Vendor of the Year
    • Private Label Buyer 2006 Category Colonel Award – Excellence in Private Label Partnership Programs
  • 2005

    • Darden Restaurants, Inc. – Supplier of the Year
    • Windsor Foods Takes #12 Spot in Sysco’s 2005 Top 100 Award List
    • Gordon’s Food Service – VIP Foods Partner Award
    • Private Label Buyer 2005 Category Colonel Award – Excellence in Private Label Partnership Programs
  • 2004

    • HEB – Vendor of the Year
    • Darden Restaurants, Inc. – Supplier of the Year
    • Gordon’s Food Service – VIP Foods Partner Award
  • 2003

    • Gordon’s Food Service – VIP Foods Partner Award