Convention & Trade Show Awards

The Mary FitzGerald Award

The Mary FitzGerald Award is given to someone who has the same passion and dedication for the produce industry as Mary demonstrated throughout her career. The award will be presented on Thursday, May 14th, at the Awards Brunch.

 2019 Mary-Fitzgerald Recipient • Ryan Goad            Sponsored by:

Sponsored by: Chiquita 

2019 Mary FitzGerald Award Recipient • Ryan Goad, Loblaw Companies


The Fresh Health Award

This prestigious award is presented to a company that has gone above and beyond in promoting the Half Your Plate program and/or the Freggie™ Children’s Program, aligning with CPMA’s goal to increase the consumption of fresh produce in Canada for better health. This award will be presented on Wednesday, May 13th, at the Delegate and Companion Breakfast.
 2019 Fresh Health Award Recipient  •  EarthFresh


2019 Fresh Health Award Recipient  •  EarthFresh


The Packer's Produce Person of the Year Award

The coveted “Packer’s Produce Person of the Year Award” is presented to an individual who has excelled in all facets of their career in the past year including business success, fostering relationships in the produce industry and giving back to the community. The winner of this award is selected annually by The Packer staff.
The award will be presented on Thursday, May 14th, at the Annual Banquet.
 2019 Packer’s Canadian Produce Person of the Year Award Recipient   •  Les Mallard, Fyffes North America Inc. Sponsored by:
Sponsored by: The Packer

2019 Packer’s Canadian Produce Person of the Year Award Recipient   •  Les Mallard, Fyffes North America Inc.


CPMA Lifetime Achievement Award

This award honours an individual who has been recognized by their peers for their significant contribution in the produce industry throughout their career and for their continuous support of CPMA activities and industry initiatives.
The award will be presented on Thursday, May 14th, at the Awards Brunch.
 2019 CPMA Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient  •  Bernadette Hamel, Metro Richelieu Inc.

  

2019 CPMA Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient  •  Bernadette Hamel, Metro Richelieu Inc.


Best Booth Awards

The 2020 CPMA Trade Show will continue the tradition of recognizing exhibitors for their efforts in creating outstanding displays and providing a high-quality experience to Trade Show attendees. Winners will be named in three categories: Best Island Booth, Best Inline Booth, and Best First-Time Exhibitor. Judging will be done by a panel of industry experts.
The winners will be announced on Thursday, May 14th, on the Trade Show Floor.
 2019 Best First Time Exhibitor Winner  •  Greenhouse

 

2019 Best First Time Exhibitor Winner  •  Greenhouse


 2019 Best Inline Booth Award Winner  •  Fresherized Foods (Wholly Guacamole)

 

2019 Best Inline Booth Award Winner  •  Fresherized Foods (Wholly Guacamole)


 2019 Best Island Booth Award Winner  •  Earthfresh

 

2019 Best Island Booth Award Winner  •  Earthfresh


Best New Product Award

This award recognizes an exhibitor, who is participating in the New Product Showcase, for their innovative new product.
The winner will be announced on Wednesday, May 13th, at the Delegate Lunch.
 2019 NPS Caulilini Mann Packing Sponsored by:
sponsored by: Canadian Grocer 

2019 Best New Product Award Winner  •  Caulilini® Sweet Stem® Cauliflower by Mann Packing Co. Inc.


Best Snackable Product Award
(Previously: Freggie Approved Product Award)

This award recognizes an exhibitor, who is participating in the New Product Showcase, for their highly appealing product designed for children. The winner will be announced on Wednesday, May 13th, at the Delegate Lunch.
 Mucci Farms  NPS freggie-approved

2019 Freggie Approved Product Award Winner  •  CuteCumber™ Poppers by Mucci Farms


Packaging Innovation Award

This award recognizes an exhibitor, who is participating in the New Product Showcase, for their revolutionary packaging design.
The winner will be announced on Wednesday, May 13th, at the Delegate Lunch.
 2019 Packaging Innovation Award Winner  •    CPMA Packaging Innovation

2019 Packaging Innovation Award Winner  •  "Zip Pop" Dual compartment Steam bag by Schur Star Systems


Organics Award

This award recognizes an exhibitor, who is participating in the New Product Showcase, for their creative new organic product.
The winner will be announced on Wednesday, May 13th, at the Delegate Lunch.
 2019 Organics Award Winner  •  SUNSET® Organic Angel Sweet® by Mastronardi Produce Ltd  NPS Organics

2019 Organics Award Winner  •  SUNSET® Organic Angel Sweet® by Mastronardi Produce Ltd