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Tropical Foods Wins Awards for Outstanding BtoB Marketing

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Tropical Foods, a food manufacturer that specializes in raw and roasted nuts, dried fruit and snack mixes, was recently honored at the BMA Carolinas ProAds Awards banquet with multiple awards for BtoB marketing.

The Business Marketing Association (BMA), Carolinas Chapter recognized the best in B2B strategy and creativity in North and South Carolina. ProAds judges spent over 16 hours evaluating hundreds of BtoB communications and marketing submissions. When all of the judging was complete, Tropical was awarded five BMA ProAds Awards. Tropical received a Bronze Award for the 2012 Annual Tropical Catalog. Through the combined efforts of Tropical and their agency Media Bonsai, they also received a Silver Award for the Buy Nuts, Save the World Video, and three Bronze Awards for public relation efforts.

“Tropical’s strong showing at this competitive marketing competition demonstrates our ability to create effective marketing campaigns,” said Chad Hartman, Director of Marketing for Tropical Foods. “We are honored and pleased that BMA Carolinas has recognized the strength of our work.”

Also this month, Tropical Foods honored their sales team at this year's National conference. Dana Miller from the Dallas location was honored with Rookie of the Year, Ranae Varhol of Orlando was named Sales Associate of the Year, and Leah Southern of Orlando was Territory Manager of the Year. Bill Davis & Darren Brooks of Charlotte were Treasure Chest Champions and the Operating Center of the Year was awarded to the Dallas location. 2012 President Award Winners were Albert Grant, Sylvie Griffin, Bob Harrison, Becky Wood, and Melissa Weimer.

About Tropical Foods

Tropical Foods specializes in premium snack mixes, raw and freshly roasted nuts and seeds, dried fruit, and hundreds of bulk and packaged candies, spices, grains and specialty foods. Tropical Foods has an extensive line of retail branded products, including Grabeez®, Buffalo Nuts® and Christille Bay®. The company was founded in 1977 with an original product line of 100 items which has grown to include more than 3000 today. Privately-owned, Tropical is headquartered in Charlotte, NC, with additional operating centers in Atlanta, Memphis, Washington DC and Dallas.

Tropical Foods
Chad Hartman, 704-602-0631
chartman@tropicalfoods.com

Source: Tropical Foods