( ), a leading provider of Internet-based supply-chain solutions for the industrial sector of the food industry, was recently named "Best of the Web" for B2B sites by Forbes Magazine. Forbes editors worked with industry experts to develop a list of the top B2B sites judging each company on strategy, execution, financial staying power and overall website. In the July 17th edition of the publication, is listed as one of the top ten B2B sites in the food & beverage industry. The article notes's alliances with various purchaser and supplier levels -- from industry giants such as the Pillsbury Company to smaller businesses such as Nonni's Food Company. "It was an honor to discover we were nominated by such a prestigious and credible publication to be chosen among the ten best B2B sites in the food industry," said Dave Laukat, CEO of is an independent trading, web-based market designed to improve the procurement process for food manufacturing companies. Using the methodology -- which includes purchasing auctions, vendor recruitment and other professional services -- purchasing managers can gain significant savings and improvements in efficiency. The company is also on the radar screen of venture capitalists and investment bankers -- and has been named a "Company to Watch" by BancBoston Robertson Stephens (NYSE:FLT - news), PaineWebber and Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS - news).