The Retail Council of Canada's (RCC) Canadian Grand Prix New Products Awards Gala 2023 took place in May and Grocery Business was there. We reported on the winners of the 30th annual awards in an earlier story.
Isabelle Mercier, Saputo, with husband Serge Boulanger, Retail Council of Canada Lifetime Achievement Award recipient, and Dan Magliocco, Danone Canada
Jim Slomka, Grocery Business and Marc Giroux, Metro
Retail Council of Canada and Food Health and Consumer Products’ Lifetime Achievement Award recipient John Piggott with Michael Graydon, FHCPKen Keelor, Calgary Co-op; Tom Shurrie, Canadian Federation of Independent Grocers; Steeve Lamontagne, Kruger Products; Jamie Nelson, Pattison Food Group4. Joe Fusco, Metro; Margaret Hudson, Burnbrae Farms; Sal Galle and Paul Bravi, Food Basics/MetroBrenda Kirk, Pattison Food GroupCarmen Fortino, Metro; Mary Dalimonte, Mary Dalimonte Retail & Food Transformations; Robert Shapiro, Shapiro & Associates
Carmela Serebryany, Upper Crust; Mathieu Robitaille, MetroStephanie Bonk and Marie-Claude Bacon, Metro Inc.Christine Cruz-Clarke, Balzacs Coffee and Solange Ackrill, Club CoffeeDan Magliocco, Iannick Melancon, Jeremy Oxley and Marc-André Clément, Danone CanadaGary Wade, president of Unilever, second from left with his teamTeam Oggi Foods with their Grand Prix award for the company’s Four Cheese Tortellini pasta in the frozen or refrigerated prepared foods and entrees category14. Larry Bonikowsy, Grocery Business and Wendy Baker, Food, Health & Consumer Products of Canada15. Iain McRuvie, Sue Hudson, Margaret Hudson and Marsha MacKinnon, Burnbrae FarmsBrad Van Laare, Paull Werynski Tammy Barrett, and Jim Driscoll, Carlton Cards with their Grand Prix award for the company’s Magic Moments birthday card in the general merchandise categoryTeam SodaStream with their Grand Prix award for the Art Sparkling Water Maker in the appliance and cookware categoryTeam MondelezJim Slomka, Grocery Business with Canadian Grand Prix MC and food and travel blogger Mijune PakMatt Shanks, Karen Rushton, Pet Value and Ian Gordon, Club CoffeeMetro team from left: Michael Rose, Joe Fusco, Marc Giroux, Paul Bravi and Sal GalleRobert Shapiro (left), Robert Shapiro & Associates, Mary Dalimonte, Giant Tiger Stores, and Paul Bravi, MetroMary Scianna (left), Grocery Business Magazine and Mary Dalimonte, Giant Tiger Stores