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2023 Golden Pencil Awards: Photo Gallery

Pattison Food Group’s Jamie Nelson, a 2023 recipient of the Golden Pencil Awards with his family

The Food Industry Association of Canada ​2023 Golden Pencil Awards took place on November 20, 2023, at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel, Toronto. Grocery Business was there. Jamie Nelson, COO of Pattison Food Group and EVP of Save-On-Foods, and Susan Niczowski, founder and president of Summer Fresh Salads, are the 2023 Golden Pencil Award recipients.

Michel Manseau, Kruger Products; Shannon Higgins, Mother Parkers Tea; Coffee; and Jamie Nelson, Pattison Food Group, Golden Pencil recipient
Michel Manseau, Kruger Products; Shannon Higgins, Mother Parkers Tea; Coffee; Susan Niczowski, Summer Fresh Salads, Golden Pencil recipient
Joe Fusco, Marc Giroux, Nicolas Derkach, Stephanie Bonk, Metro Ontario; Christopher Thompson, dunnhumby; Mike Rose, Metro Ontario
Todd Johnston, Lactalis Canada; Peter Weicker, Fortinos; Larry Bonikowsky, Grocery Business
Shaun McKenna, The Grocery Foundation; Darrell Jones, Pattison Food Group and his wife Elizabeth; Anthony Longo, Longo’s; Vincent Nadeau, Kraft Heinz; Jim Slomka and Tom Shurrie, CFIG
Greg Burden and Nicholas DerKach, Metro Ontario; Leanne Claerbout, General Mills Canada; Ray Hepworth, Metro Ontario; Leslie MacKay, Conagra Brands

Alex Green, Sabrina Eels and Deb Craven, Longo’s
Frank Gambioli, Loblaw Companies; Joe Fusco and Tony Mongillo Metro Ontario
Brenda Kirk, Pattison Food Group; Aurelio Calabretta, Smucker Foods of Canada; Tom Shurrie, CFIG
Philippe Archambault, Lassonde; George Kioussis, Metro Ontario
Lance Wade, PepsiCo Foods; Frank Gambioli, Loblaw Companies; Anne-Marie Docherty, Halo Top; Marie-Claude Patte, PepsiCo Beverages
Cheryl Smith, Dairy Farmers of Ontario; Pat Pessotto, Longo’s
Dan Magliocco, Danone; Anat Cole and Heather Fadali, Loblaw Companies
Seanna Rishor, Giant Tiger, Kathleen Ross, Tony Mongillo, Food Basics and Jim Slomka
Stefan Mischenko, Upfield, Ralph Younes, Unico/Primo, Ben Santangelo, Advantage Solutions, David Distefano, Lactalis and Aleks Djurdjevic, Advantage Solutions
Paul Werynski, Justin Croft, Brittany Ford, and Rod Sturtridge, Carlton Cards
Carmela Serebryany, Upper Crust; Stacey Kravitz, UNFI Canada
Larry Bonikowsky and Mary Scianna, Grocery Business with Mike Ljubicic, NIQ, centre
Greg Coles, Jim Kotsiopoulos, Nestle and Steve Fox (retired)
Mat Stiver-Balla, Brent Falvo and Jeff Lynch, Reynolds Consumer Products
Peter Weicker, Fortinos and Francois Bouchard, GS1 Canada
Gary Wade, Unilever; Steve Fox, retired, Nestlé Canada
Tim Lute, Conagra Brands; Jeremy Oxley, Danone; Paul Hogan, Conagra Brands
Juan Miquelarena, Sofina Foods; Andrea Chiaramello, Lavazza
Pam Kellogg, Sue and Margaret Hudson, Burnbrae Farms
Loralee Oliviera, Lassonde; Paul Bravi, Metro Ontario; Daniel Lachapelle, Lassonde
Jim Slomka and Iannick Melancon, Danone
Mike LeBlanc, Food Professor podcaster; Jenny and Joey Longo, Longo’s
Todd Johnston, Lactalis Canada; John Kotsopoulos, J.M. Smucker; Scott Lorimer, Maple Leaf Foods; Ron Welke, Federated Co-op
Jim Slomka and Mike Ruff, PepsiCo
Errol Cerit; FHCP; Giulia Oppedisano, Thomas Large Singer; Sam Magnacca; Acosta Canada
Scott Lorimer, Maple Leaf Foods; Peter and David Singer, Thomas Large Singer; Tom Gunter, T.A.G. Marketplace
Dana McCauley, Canadian Food Innovation Network; Michael Graydon, FHCP
Mary Scianna, Grocery Business; Sal Galle, Metro Ontario
Jean Gattuso, past recipient of the Golden Pencil; Marsha MacKinnon and Peter Mattson, Burnbrae Farms
Robert Wilson, Jim Kotsopoulos, Nestlé Canada; Lisa Gilbert, UNFI Canada; Greg Coles, Nestlé Canada
Dylan, Dayle, Jorcan and Julia Toscan, Market Fresh Grocery
Jim Slomka and Elaine Poon, Church & Dwight
Tony Melis, SIAL and B.K. Sethi, BK Sethi Marketing
Robert Shapiro, Robert Shapiro & Associates
Melissa Brandt-Welzel, Brandt Meats
Nino Stellato, Unico; Ben Santangelo, Advantage Solutions; Mike Rose, Metro Ontario
Graison Corney, Mike Fuller, Chris Gaydon, Peter Bowman, Saputo
Mike Marinangeli, past Golden Pencil recipient; Tom Shurrie, CFIG; Tim Berman, retired from Kraft Heinz
Derek Haley, Cheryl Ong Seng and Ryan Harris, Circana

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