Master Nursery Garden Centers recognizes top vendors
Member-owned cooperative Master Nursery Garden Centers (MNGC) recently recognized top vendors at the recent Annual Owners’ Meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada.
As the nation’s largest independent garden center buying group, MNGC has 140 vendors providing products and services to over 500 retail garden centers. In addition, members have exclusive access to Master Nursery branded products.
“Our co-op is not possible without the members, vendors, and staff,” said Jeff Lafferty, chief executive officer, MNGC. “We see our vendors as our partners in profitability and in the marketplace. At the end of every year, we evaluate sales, service, and customer satisfaction; then we recognize the vendors that excelled.”
The top vendor awards for 2022 are:
National Vendor of the Year: Monrovia Growers
Regional Vendor of the Year: Prides Corner Farms Inc.
Distributor of the Year: Central Garden Distribution
Private Label Vendor of the Year: EB Stone & Son Inc.
Volume Rebate Vendor of the Year: Coast of Maine Organic Products