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AdvancePierre Foods Honored by Leading Convenience Chain Retailer Thorntons Inc.

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

LOUISVILLE, KY -- AdvancePierre Foods was among the suppliers singled out with an honorable mention in the vendor category at Thorntons’ 2011 General Managers’ Conference in Louisville, Kentucky.

“Thorntons is one of the nation’s largest and most successful convenience chain retailers, so it is a particular honor to be recognized by them,” said Tony Schroder, President of Convenience Channels at AdvancePierre Foods. “AdvancePierre Foods has worked with Thorntons for more than a decade and we look forward to continuing our relationship in the future.”

AdvancePierre Foods produces Thorntons private label breakfast and lunch sandwiches, and supplies their stores with several additional AdvancePierre Foods items.

Thorntons is a leading independent convenience store retailer with more than 160 stores throughout the Midwest.