Asheville, N.C. – Sept. 24, 2019 – GFS Calgary, Rocky View County, Alberta, was recognized as the No. 2 Sales Volume Small Broadline Foodservice Distributor by the Certified Angus Beef ® brand. The award was presented at the brand’s Annual Conference, held Sept. 23-25, in Asheville, N.C. Brand partners at the conference, including meat processors, distributors, chefs, retailers and cattle ranchers, explored merchandising and marketing solutions to satisfy growing consumer demand for great-tasting beef.

The GFS Calgary team focused on delivering classic steak favorites, such as ribeye, strip and filet mignon, to leading restaurants in the market. A local Angus farming family participated in the company’s food show, allowing chefs and restaurateurs to visit with them and learn more about how they care for cattle and produce top-quality beef. Additionally, leading customers attended a special event, offering information and menu solutions.

About the Certified Angus Beef ® brand

World renowned for its exceptional quality and generous marbling, the Certified Angus Beef ® brand is the original brand of premium beef. It was created over 40 years ago, in 1978, and is still owned today by family ranchers who are determined to bring the best Angus beef to the table through a gate-to-plate network that also includes meat companies, retailers and chefs. Ten exacting standards ensure the beef’s superior taste and tenderness in every bite. For more information, visit or follow the brand on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and LinkedIn.