Mastronardi Produce® Celebrates 13th Year as One of Canada's Best Managed Companies; Paul Mastronardi and Lorrie King Comment
KINGSVILLE, ONTARIO, CANADA - Cause for celebration is in order for Mastronardi Produce®, as the greenhouse grower celebrates its recognition for being named one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies for the 13th year in a row. The fourth-generation, family-owned business embraces an employee-driven culture that stands testimony to the innovations it brings to market.
“We dedicate this achievement to our employees who truly drive our success as a company,” remarked Paul Mastronardi, President and Chief Executive Officer, of the honor. “It is the passion of our people nationwide that secures our place as a global leader in greenhouse vegetable growing. We are honored to receive this award, and I’m excited to see what’s next for Flavor Nation.”
Flavor Nation refers to the affectionate nickname given by Mastronardi Produce to all of the employees who represent the company’s multiple brands. These include SUNSET®, WOW™ Berries, Backyard Farms®, BerryWorld®, and Queen of Greens.
According to a press release, the team—made up of over 700 employees in Canada alone—takes great pride in growing and marketing premium products such as the Bombs™ tomato line, which delivers on both flavor and consistent quality.
Although the industry is still feeling the effects of supply chain challenges brought on by COVID-19, Mastronardi Produce continues to meet demand to supply the produce for which it’s known. The greenhouse grower noted that, as a 13-year Best Managed winner, it strives to demonstrate its leadership in operational excellence and hopes to retain its prestigious Platinum Club status among Canada’s business elite.
“The 2022 Best Managed winners exemplify innovation, adaptability, and resilience in the face of uncertainty,” commented Lorrie King, Partner, Deloitte Private and Co-Leader, Canada’s Best Managed Companies program. “Over the past year, these forward forging companies have pivoted to successfully respond to challenges and capitalize on new opportunities, leveraging industry-leading competencies to maximize their investments and drive sustainable growth.”
Canada’s Best Managed Companies is now in its 29th year and continues to be one of the country’s leading business awards programs that recognizes Canadian companies for innovative, world‑class business practices.
We here at AndNowUKnow extend a hearty congratulations to Mastronardi Produce for this win!