Bridget and Ariel Nevado of Metro; Melodie and Quinton Woods, Gwillimdale Farms; Mike Giarratano, Food Basics
The OPMA held its 31st annual gala and awards ceremony on November 18 at the Blue Mountain Village Conference Centre in Blue Mountain, Ont. Grocery Business attended the event.
Stephen Reid, OPMA president and Adam Donikian, Sobeys and OPMA vice chair
Emilia DeSous, OPMA and Todd Patterson, OPMA chair
Shreeni Shellikeri, Nature Fresh Farms and Greg Palmer, Loblaw Companies
Nick DiCarlo and Tony Cappelli, Westmorland (Topline Farms)
From left: Michèle McMillan, Kristin and Joey Ippolito, Sharon Kandie, all from Ippolito Fruit & Produce Ltd.; Gord Watson, Sobeys Inc.
The Oppy team: Michael Wexler, Susanne Bertolas, Rosemary Marrella and Sean McCauley
Gord Love, North American Produce Buyers Ltd. and Jim VanDusen, Litehouse Inc.
Agnes Boutros and Derek DeMedeiros, Mastronardi
Ekk and Jen Pfenning, Pfenning’s Organic Farm
Michael Wexler, Oppy; Ken Paglione, Mucci Farms; and Sean McCauley, Oppy
Brandon and Gitty Eagles, Blue Mountain Fruit Company
Suné Visser and Zanelle Hough, Nature Fresh Farms
Marc Wall, Sandy Shore Farms and vice chair of Asparagus Farmers of Ontario and Tom Heeman, Ontario Berry Growers and a councillor in the Municipality of Thames Centre, Ont.
Michael Ecker and Mary Jo Montalban, Vineland Growers Cooperative
Caroline Martinella and Eileen Pilliterri, Seaway Farms
Jody and Ken Mott, Holland Marsh Growers
Prakash Ganesan and Jose Cambon, Highline Mushrooms
Matthew and Christine Hardy, Vineland Growers