CHICAGO — McDonald’s honored the China division of East Balt Bakeries, Chicago, with the Supplier of the Year award. This award is given annually for superior performance in quality, food safety, innovation and people practices across the McDonald’s China supply chain.
In addition, East Balt Shanghai was presented with the AAA Quality Award for exceptional product quality. Several other East Balt branches were recognized for consistent high quality of product and services, including East Balt Shenyang, Tianjin, Hangzhou, Beijing and Wuhan.
“Quality is at the heart of everything we do,” said Mark Bendix, chief executive officer of East Balt Bakeries. “Our quality efforts are key to our success and every East Balt team member plays a key role in ensuring only best-in-class bakery products are produced and shipped to our customers. We are honored and humbled to accept these awards from our partner McDonald’s.”