(Aug. 30) Milford, Conn.-based sandwich chain Subway recognized River Point Farms, Hermiston, Ore., as its North American Supply Chain Partner of the Year.

The award, given annually during Subway’s Vendor Awards ceremony during the annual convention of Subway franchises, recognizes a company for its standard of quality, according to a news release. River Point Farms received the award Aug. 1 in Orlando.

“It is a tremendous accomplishment for the team at River Point Farms to receive an accolade of this magnitude from a well-respected foodservice establishment like Subway,” president Bob Hale said in the release.

River Point Farms produces 400 million pounds of onions a year, according to the news release.

In 2007, American Onion and Rivergate Farms merged to form River Point Farms.