Americold facility wins General Mills award

Oct. 17, 2012
Americold announced that Malaga Place, the company’s Ontario CA facility, was named as the General Mills Frozen Facility of the Year for 2011.

Americold, provider of temperature-controlled warehousing and logistics to the food industry, announced that Malaga Place, the company’s Ontario CA facility, was named as the General Mills Frozen Facility of the Year for 2011.

One of the world’s leading food companies, General Mills operates in more than 100 nations. The award is based on a facility’s track record of achieving operational targets and service level key performance indicators.

“General Mills is known around the world for its high-quality brands, and this award acknowledges that Americold services meet the exacting quality standards that General Mills consumers expect,” said Ron Hatch, general manager of the Americold Ontario facility. “We credit the unfaltering commitment and dedication of the entire Americold team in Ontario for earning this accolade that reflects our continued effort to put the customer first. Our partnership with General Mills has created opportunities for Americold to continuously improve key performance metrics across the supply chain.”

Americold has been a supplier to General Mills for more than 35 years. The Americold West Memphis AR facility has secured five General Mills Frozen Facility of the Year awards.

Based in Atlanta GA, Americold owns and operates 182 temperature-controlled warehouses, with more than 1.1 billion cubic feet of storage, in the United States, Australia, New Zealand, China, Argentina, and Canada. Its warehouses are an integral component of the supply chain connecting food producers, processors, distributors, and retailers to consumers. Americold serves more than 3,000 customers and employs 12,000 associates worldwide.

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