Hiland Dairy Foods Co., Springfield, Mo., was honored by Quality Chekd for excellence in marketing, while a sister company in Fort Smith, Ark., was cited for production. Umpqua Dairy Products Co., Roseburg, Ore., received Quality Chekd honors for plant performance.
Quality Chekd honored the dairies at its leadership conference in Nashville, Tenn., in April. The annual QCS conference included key dairy supply services, a supplier trade show and educational workshops. Members and suppliers of QCS Purchasing partners, Quality Chekd Dairies, SECO and Allied Purchasing attended the event.