St. Charles Trading, Inc. is Certified as a WBENC-Certified WBE and as an SBA Certified WOSB

ELGIN, IL (March 31, 2021)

After two and half years and countless hours, St. Charles Trading, Inc. is now a WBENC-Certified WBE (Women’s Business Enterprise) and an SBA Certified WOSB (Women Owned Small Business). St. Charles Trading recognizes the commitment to supplier diversity that is embraced by corporations and government agencies and they are committing to being a contributing organization that promotes diversity to the supply chain.


It is important to note that St. Charles Trading, Inc. is the only large woman-owned ingredient distribution company with this certification.


The Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), founded in 1997, is the largest third-party certifier of businesses owned, controlled, and operated by women in the United States. WBENC, a national 501(c)(3) non-profit, partners with 14 Regional Partner Organizations to provide its world class standard of certification to women-owned businesses throughout the country. WBENC is also the nation’s leading advocate of women-owned businesses as suppliers to America’s corporations.


When asked to share her thoughts on receiving this certification, Carol Lynn McNally, President & CEO of St. Charles Trading, Inc., said that “It is a great honor to participate in the Women’s Business Enterprise and to receive certification from such an impressive organization. With their enterprise resources, talented teammates, and their standards of excellence in helping to connect women in business, we are looking forward to maximizing connections and growing together. We are proud to be part of such a successful group of ladies whose ideals will help us take our business to the next level.”


Becoming a WBENC-Certified WBE presents exciting new opportunities for St. Charles Trading, Inc. In the arena of diversity, St. Charles Trading now stands apart in the food ingredient distribution industry. Being a WBENC-Certified WBE has opened the door to more focused customer conversations about diversity and empowerment.


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About St. Charles Trading, Inc.

St. Charles Trading, Inc. is a global supply chain solutions provider specializing in food ingredients distribution since 1984. With world-wide sourcing and international logistic capabilities, St. Charles Trading, Inc. prides itself on delivering excellent customer service from initial inquiry to final product delivery. Combine a 99 on the 2020 SQF audit with the highest quality products and you end up with St. Charles Trading, the secret ingredient that you will want to tell everyone about. For more information go to

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