Kanata Sobeys Receives Foodland Ontario Retailer Award for Local Food PromotionPublished on September 20, 2019
Kanata – Today Merrilee Fullerton, MPP Kanata-Carleton recognized Kory Wang, manager and Jordan Paquette, produce manager at Sobeys, 700 Terry Fox Dr., Kanata on behalf of Ernie Hardeman, Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, for their outstanding commitment to Ontario’s local food industry and presented them with a Silver Award of Merit for the Retailer Awards in the apple category.
“It is an honour to recognize the outstanding creativity and commitment to Ontario’s local food industry that Sobeys on Terry Fox Drive in Kanata, has demonstrated through the 2018 Foodland Ontario Retailer Awards,” said MPP Fullerton. “Congratulations Jordan and team on your win and your commitment to crafting innovative and creative displays that showcase fresh Ontario foods supports Ontario’s hardworking farmers, our families – and our economy.”
In 2018, over 4,250 entries were submitted with almost 6,000 photos of compelling displays featuring fresh Ontario produce.
The annual Foodland Ontario Retailer Awards are the produce industry’s premier competition for excellence in retail display and promotion in support of local Ontario foods. Retailers enter seasonal display contests, which run from mid-April to November.
“Congratulations Sobeys for creating award-winning displays that showcase Ontario’s fresh and delicious fruits and vegetables,” said Minister Hardeman. “Thank you for taking pride in building creative and innovative displays that encourage shoppers to take home the good things that grow in Ontario.”
The annual Foodland Ontario Retailer Awards are the produce industry’s premier competition for excellence in retail display and promotion in support of local Ontario foods. Retailers enter seasonal display contests that run from mid-April to November.