NEW ORLEANS, May 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Westway Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: WWAY) has recently been selected to receive the "Deal of the Year" award by the Louisiana Chapter of the ACG (Association for Corporate Growth). (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090529/DA24496LOGO) This award represents an additional recognition of the work done by our employees over the last year in bringing Westway Group, Inc. into existence. Founded in 1954, the ACG is the premier global association for professionals involved in corporate growth, corporate development, and mergers and acquisitions. Leaders in corporations, private equity, finance, and professional service firms focused on building value in their organizations belong to ACG. ACG members focus on strategic activities that increase revenues, profits and, ultimately, stakeholder value. Today ACG stands at nearly 12,000 members representing Fortune 500, Fortune 1000, FTSE 100, and mid-market companies in 53 chapters in North America and Europe. ACG's Louisiana Chapter was founded in 2005. Their largest event of the year is the annual awards dinner. At this event ACG Louisiana recognizes outstanding companies and business leaders in Louisiana. About Westway Group, Inc. Westway Group, Inc. ("Westway") is a leading provider of bulk liquid storage and related value-added services and a leading manufacturer and distributor of liquid animal feed supplements. Westway operates an extensive global network of 25 operating facilities providing approximately 354 million gallons of total bulk liquid storage shell capacity and 37 facilities producing approximately 1.6 million tons of liquid feed supplements annually. Our bulk liquid storage business is a global business with infrastructure that includes a network of terminals offering storage to manufacturers and consumers of agricultural and industrial liquids, located at key port and terminal locations throughout North America and in Western Europe and Asia. Our liquid feed supplements business produces liquid animal feed supplements that are sold directly to end users and feed manufacturers, primarily supplying the beef and dairy livestock industries. For more information for on Westway Group Inc. please refer to the company's website address at www.westway.com SOURCE Westway Group, Inc.