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D'Arrigo Bros. Wins Loblaw's 2015 Vendor Development Partnership Award

D'Arrigo Bros. Wins Loblaw's 2015 Vendor Development Partnership Award

SALINAS, CA – D’Arrigo Bros. Co. of California has been awarded Loblaw’s 2015 Vendor Development Partnership Award for the entire United States Western/Mexico Region.

Claudia Pizarro-Villalobos, Marketing and Culinary Manager, D'Arrigo Bros. Co., of California“D’Arrigo is extremely honored to have received the Loblaw Vendor Development Partnership award for the entire US Western/Mexico Region. The award is a reflection on every D’Arrigo employee and the teamwork it takes as we strive to be the best grower, packer and shipper of high quality fruits and vegetables (conventional and organic) year-round. This award inspires us make every effort to continue to be sustainable and successful at all levels of our business,” states Claudia Pizarro-Villalobos, D’Arrigo Marketing and Culinary Manager.

This prestigious industry distinction was bestowed upon the company during Loblaw’s U.S. West Coast Grower Meeting held in La Quinta, California. John D’Arrigo, CEO, President, and Chairman of the Board, accepted the award on behalf of the company in a room full of personal and professional peers.

From left to right: Eric Biddiscombe, Loblaw Senior Category Director; John Scherpinski, D’Arrigo Director of Sales; Frank Pagliaro, Vice President Produce Procurement; Mike Borcsok, Loblaw Senior Category Manager; John D’Arrigo, D’Arrigo CEO, President and Chairman of the Board; Olivia Ortiz, Loblaw Vendor Development Manager; Frank Gambioli, Senior Vice President Discount Fresh Merchandising; Dave Martinez, D’Arrigo Vice President of Sales; and Chad Amaral, D’Arrigo Vice President Sales Operations

The award honors companies who understand and align with Loblaw’s principles pertaining to the environment, community, diversity, and the workplace, according to a press release.

Loblaw's 2015 Vendor Development Partnership AwardD’Arrigo Bros. was recognized for leadership within the produce industry in the areas of Food Safety, Quality, Corporate Social Responsibility, and Being Customer Centric.

Loblaw, one of the largest retailers in Canada, owns over 1,400 supermarkets throughout the ten provinces and three territories of Canada.

AndNowUKnow congratulates D’Arrigo Bros. on this achievement!

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