Black Pearl Award

Award Showcasing the Black Pearl. Presented in recognition of a company's outstanding achievement in corporate excellence in food safety and quality.

Sponsored by: F&H Food Equipment Company

2017 Recipient(s): Panda Restaurant Group, Inc., Rosemead, California

    Past Awardees

  • 2016 — Meijer, Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • 2015 — Tyson Foods, Inc., Springdale, Arkansas
  • 2014 — Sodexo, Inc., Gaithersburg, Maryland
  • 2013 — Publix Super Markets, Inc., Lakeland, Florida
  • 2012 — The Kroger Co., Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 2011 — bioMerieux, Hazelwood, Missouri
  • 2010 — Fresh Express, Salinas, California
  • 2009 — Schnuck Markets, Inc., St. Louis, Missouri
  • 2008 — 3M Food Safety, St. Paul, Minnesota
  • 2007 — Beef Products, Inc., Dakota Dunes, South Dakota
  • 2006 — Ecolab Inc., St. Paul, Minnesota
  • 2005 — DuPont, Wilmington, Delaware
  • 2004 — Jack in the Box, Inc., San Diego, California
  • 2003 — Wegmans Food Markets Inc., Rochester, New York
  • 2002 — Darden Restaurants, Orlando, Florida
  • 2001 — Walt Disney World Company, Lake Buena Vista, Florida
  • 2000 — Zep Manufacturing Company, Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1999 — Caravelle Foods, Brampton, Ontario, Canada
  • 1998 — Kraft Foods, Inc., Northfield, Illinois
  • 1997 — Papetti’s of Iowa Food Products, Inc., Lenox, Iowa
  • 1996 — Silliker Laboratories Group, Inc., Homewood, Illinois
  • 1995 — Albertson’s Inc., Boise, Idaho
  • 1994 — HEB, Co., San Antonio, Texas