Consumer Goods Business Unit honored by Kenlake Foods

Kenlake Foods, a Kroger Foods manufacturing facility, named Huhtamaki its 2016 Service Vendor of the Year for its “outstanding service and uncompromising spirit of co-operation and professionalism,” as state on the award itself.


Huhtamaki supplies eight different products to Kenlake and has enjoyed a successful partnership for more than 20 years, consistently ranking as one of the company’s best suppliers.


“The folks at the Murray, Kentucky plant are wonderful to work with; it truly is a partnership,” Beth Romano, Product Manager for Kenlake Foods. “Huhtamaki always works hard to service our customers and it feels great to be recognized for all our efforts.“


Kenlake specializes in the manufacturing of more than 800 items, mostly dry mixes and salted nuts, but also processes puddings, gelatins, drink mixes, instant oatmeal and oats. The factory also roasts and cans or bags nuts of all types.


Huhtamaki supplies paperboard straightwall containers for Kenlake’s Kroger branded oatmeal, corn meal, graham cracker crumbs and grits, as well as equipment for assembling the containers at their facilities, which leads to significant savings warehouse and transportation costs.