BGC manufacturing plants earn top honors in national competition
East Texas-based Brookshire Grocery Co.’s manufacturing team took top honors March 2 for operations and product quality at the All Star Dairy Association’s annual convention in Ft. Myers, Fla.
The company was honored with Best Sour Cream Award, Best Buttermilk Award, and the “Doc” Lawrence Most Improved Plant Award for its dairy operations. The company also received “Exceeds Industry Standards” honors for the dairy and ice cream plants.The All Star Dairy Association reviewed some 250 dairy and ice cream plants in 45 states, as well as in Canada and Puerto Rico. The ASDA goes through a rigorous, yearlong process of evaluating plants and products to determine the winners.BGC Manufacturing has recently introduced new products, including Goldenbrook Farms Greek-Style Frozen Yogurt in blueberry, black cherry chocolate and honey vanilla, Tasty Bakery Red Velvet Brownies, Red Diamond Sweet Raspberry Tea, Red Diamond Lemon Tea and Tasty Bakery Cornbread, available in regular, tomato basil and Southwest flavors.
BGC Manufacturing products can be found in all Brookshire’s and Super 1 Foods stores, as well as FRESH by Brookshire’s, under the Brookshire’s, Goldenbrook Farms, Red Diamond, Valu Time, Full Circle and Tasty Bakery labels. Products include ice cream, frozen yogurt, sour cream, yogurt, ice, bakery items, milk, juice, water, tea and other beverages. Some products are available in natural, organic, low-fat, sugar free and no-sugar added varieties, and all ice cream and dairy products are certified kosher.