Asheville, N.C. – Sept. 24, 2019 – US Foods Knoxville, Alcoa, Tenn., was recognized as the Top Sales Volume Medium 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.

US Foods Knoxville worked closely with restaurants in the market to select the best cuts for their menus, and made great strides in serving restaurant chains offering various cuisine types, from white tablecloth to upscale casual to burger joints. Beef promotions and hands-on training for the sales team in the meat cutting room helped them to gain additional menu solutions to share with chefs and restaurateurs.

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.