May 27, 2010

Perry’s Ice Cream Named “Vendor of the Year” by Wilson Farms

Buffalo, N.Y. – Perry’s Ice Cream Company, Inc. was named as Wilson Farms Neighborhood Food Stores “2009 Vendor of the Year” at their annual trade show held at Salvatore’s Italian Gardens on May 18.  Miller Brewing Company also received the award.

Perry’s received the honors based on a number of criteria including their support of Wilson Farms corporate initiatives, community involvement, service and response to stores, support of advertising and marketing programs and making a difference to the stores they service.

Robert Denning, president and chief executive officer, Timothy Cooley, vice president, sales and distribution and Jeffrey Young, key account manager, accepted the award on Perry’s behalf.

About Perry’s Ice Cream

Perry’s Ice Cream, founded in 1918 by H. Morton Perry and headquartered in Western New York, is a family-owned and operated fourth generation ice cream manufacturer with frozen distribution services.  Since its humble beginning, when hand cranks and horse-drawn delivery wagons were used, Perry’s has maintained one of the most modern, state-of-the-art production facilities in the country to produce over 13 million gallons per year of great tasting ice cream, one batch at a time.  With over 285 employees, Perry’s sells and distributes to New York, Western Pennsylvania, New England and Northeast Ohio. For additional information about Perry’s Ice Cream, visit


About Wilson Farms

Wilson Farms, Inc., currently owns and operates 188 Wilson Farms, Sugar Creek and Wilson Farms Xpress convenience store and gas station locations across New York State. Since 1969, Wilson Farms stores have evolved to fit the changing needs of customers, and today offer quality farm-fresh produce, convenient meal solutions, freshly made sandwiches, gourmet coffee and a wide selection of other beverages, and an extensive line of grocery, frozen, and dairy products. The company currently employs more than 2,500 people, and is headquartered in Williamsville, N.Y. For more information about the company, visit

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