Asheville, N.C. – Sept. 24, 2019 – Palmer Food Services, Rochester, N.Y., was recognized as the No. 3 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.

Palmer Food Services worked closely with each chef and restaurateur to cut, age and deliver the branded beef day in and day out. The team expanded opportunities with them to offer Certified Angus Beef ® brand Prime cuts and custom burgers. Through the distributor’s focus on strengthening customer relationships, informational culinary events were held in the market. Expertise was also gained at the Certified Angus Beef ® Culinary Center.

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.