Dairy Foods is seeking nominations for the 2021 Tom Camerlo Exporter of the Year award. U.S.-based dairy companies that export dairy foods, beverages or ingredients are eligible to enter the annual awards program.

Companies may nominate themselves or other companies. In addition, suppliers, consultants, association executives and others allied with the dairy industry may submit nominations. The deadline for nominations is Aug. 16.

The award is sponsored by the Arlington, Va.-based U.S. Dairy Export Council (USDEC) and is named for the council’s former chairman. The Exporter of the Year honoree will be the subject of a feature article in the November issue of Dairy Foods magazine. Dairy Foods will present the award during the annual business meeting of USDEC on Oct. 19.

To date, 15 dairy processors have been named Exporter of the Year, including:

  • Proliant Dairy Ingredients (2020)
  • BelGioioso Cheese Inc. (2019)
  • Milk Specialties Global (2018)
  • Sartori (2017)
  • Swiss Valley Farms (2016)
  • California Dairies Inc. (2015)
  • Dairy Farmers of America (2014)
  • Agri-Mark (2013)
  • Glanbia (2012)
  • Leprino Foods  (2011)
  • United Dairymen of Arizona (2010)
  • Hilmar Cheese (2009)
  • Schreiber Foods (2008)
  • Darigold (2007)
  • Davisco Foods (2006)

Submit your nomination(s) here.