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COP Food Sales, Inc. the “Center of the Plate” company was founded in 1992.  COP year with one individual who only sold one manufacturer’s line. Now 20 years plus strong, the company has grown into a well-known & respected top brokerage firm in the nation. Following in the founder’s footsteps, our team of associates have all contributed to the overall success of the company. COP continues to grow each year in strength and numbers as new leaders evolve and develop under our unique structure.  As for the founder, he now has over 46 years Food Service experience and has served on three National Broker Advisory Boards.  Overall, the company’s expansive knowledge, experience, and competitive spirit are a main ingredient of success for COP Food Sales, Inc.


2019 DSS “Broker of the Year” – MS, AL, LA, and GA

2018 Kaufhold “Broker of the Year” – MS, AL, LA, and GA

2016  Snyder’s Lance “Broker of the Year Award” – MS, AL and GA.

2016 Brakebush’s award for “Outstanding Customer Service”-  MS, AL, LA and TN

Cargill, Supplier of the Year 2004, 2005, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014

Cargill, Broker of the Year and Largest % volume increase 2001

Distributor Broker of the Year for Mississippi, 2007, 2011, 2018

Distributor Broker of the Year for Alabama, 2018

Distributor Broker of the Year for Alabama, 2008, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016

COP currently ranks #1 – #4 in % of volume increase across the Nation for each line it represents