Food & Drink International - Winter 2017, Volume 2 - 140
>> Houston's has several specialties, including the redistribution of specialty foods and beverages.
just as long," Vigil says proudly. "We
operate as a team and, I believe, it is
because of the longevity of our employees that we're able to succeed at
what we do."
She adds that Houston's has a great
company culture, which is an area it
continually aims to improve. "Employee
engagement is key for us," Vigil says.
"We celebrate all of the milestones including birthdays, employee anniversaries, as well as company and departmental accomplishments."
"We celebrate our employees and
department accomplishments internally in our company newsletter and
weekly team meetings," Phillips adds,
Sunny Farms By working with Houston's we have
been able to expand our geographical presence.
Without them it would have difficult to do it by
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"but also on our social media sites so
that our customers and vendors can
celebrate the individuals they interact
with and that contributes to their success, too."
Vigil notes that Houston's high level of engagement and valued employees are key differentiators between
the company and its competition. "We
believe that we need to utilize our resources," she says. "At Houston's our
employees are our resources and we're
always looking at ways to give them the
tools that they need to succeed because
when they succeed, we succeed."
Houston's believes its people help set
it apart in the industry. That is why the
company takes pride in helping employees grow and learn, and cultivating