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Yum, purchasing co-op honor best supplier partners with STAR Awards.(SUPPLIER NEWS)(Yum! Brands Inc.)(Delfield Co. )(Simmons Prepared Foods )(Brief article)

LOUISVILLE, KY. -- Yum! Brands Inc., the parent of such restaurant brands as KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell, together with the Unified Foodservice Purchasing Co-op LLC honored its top suppliers at the annual STAR Awards here.

Yum and UFPC honored Tyson Prepared Foods and Tyson Mexican Original, which won the 2008 U.S. Food Supplier of the Year Award, together with Taco Bell's U.S. Food Supplier of the Year Award and Pizza Hut's U.S. Food Supplier of the Year.

Simmons Prepared Foods was recognized as KFC's Food Supplier of the Year, while Griffith Laboratories was honored as Long John Silver's Supplier of the Year.

The Delfield Co. and Manitowoc Foodservice were presented with a U. …

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