2008 Business Person of the Year – Jeff A. Thom

Mankato, MN — Connect Business Magazine has named Jeff Thom, CEO of All American Foods, Inc., its 2008 Business Person of the Year.  A team of 8 Minnesota State University professors chose Jeff Thom based on the following criteria: Business results, leadership abilities, community involvement, and character.  All American Foods is an employee owned food ingredient manufacturer operating 3 production facilities in Mankato and one in Waseca, MN.  “While I am grateful for this honor, the real credit for our success goes to our two greatest assets, our customers and employees”, said Thom.

All American Foods owns and operates four modern, FPA-SAFE audited facilities in Southern Minnesota and offers its functionally designed dairy and non-dairy Pro Mix® line of specialty ingredients, along with customized processing services.  Pro Mix® ingredients incorporate only the nutrients essential to your application proving that functionality at it best improves your bottom line.  Pro Mix® ingredients are used in a wide range of applications including baked goods, confectionery items, salad dressings and sauces, processed cheeses and egg products.