DECATUR, ILL. — Frito-Lay North America has named the North American Oils Group of Archer Daniels Midland Co. as its 2009 Commodity Supplier of the Year. ADM said it was the 11th time in the past 17 years in which the company has received the award. Frito-Lay is a division of PepsiCo, Inc. The honor is given to suppliers that help Frito-Lay “enhance productivity as well as product quality, service, and research and technology.” ADM’s North American Oils Group offers a portfolio of oils that includes canola, coconut, cottonseed, corn, palm, palm kernel, soybean and NuSun sunflower oils. The oils are used by manufacturers in such products as baked foods, margarines, salad dressings, confections, canned foods and snacks.
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