Asheville, N.C. – Sept. 24, 2019 – S Foods Inc., Nishinomiya City, Japan, was recognized as the Top Sales Volume Corporately Owned Specialty Meat Company 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.

S Foods moved one spot in the ranking to the top of the category. The distributor is also the top foodservice distributor and middle-meat performer in Asia based on sales. Through its focus on supplying restaurants in Japan, S Foods positioned the Certified Angus Beef ® brand as offering the best experience for dining guests. Team members worked closely with the brand’s staff to secure top-level restaurants and provide marketing solutions to those restaurants, including Ikinari Steak and Pepper Lunch.

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 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.