Technology Excellence Awards Presented

DALLAS — SN presented its 2011 Technology Excellence Awards at the Food Marketing Institute Future Connect conference yesterday.

DALLAS — SN presented its 2011 Technology Excellence Awards at the Food Marketing Institute Future Connect conference yesterday.

The winners are Hy-Vee [2], West Des Moines, Iowa (chain category); Pro’s Ranch Markets (independent category), Ontario, Calif.; and Unified Grocers [3] (wholesaler category), Los Angeles.

Accepting the awards were Darren Baty, vice president – MIS, Hy-Vee; Jeff Provenzano, vice president of technology and advertising, Pro’s Ranch Markets; and Al Plamann, president and chief executive officer, Unified Grocers.

Profiles on each of the winning companies' technology initiatives will appear in the May 16, 2011 issue of SN.