The CEO of a South Dakota company created to provide a healthy snack for American Indians has won a leadership award.
Karlene Hunter is the CEO of Native American Natural Foods. The Kyle-based company is known for launching the buffalo-and-cranberry Tanka bar, Tanka Bites and Tanka Dogs.
The items are based on traditional native foods.
The National Association for the Specialty Food Trade, Inc., a not-for-profit trade association, is honoring Hunter with a leadership award.
The award honors those who have not only advanced food standards in society, but are making a significant impact through visionary social, economic and environmental efforts.
The award will be presented during a food show in San Francisco on Jan. 22.
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