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Fresh Direct Produce earns Canada’s Best Managed Companies Platinum status

Fresh Direct Produce Ltd. and its partner companies Mike & Mike’s Organics, Islands West Manufacturers, and Emperor Specialty Foods were named one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies over the past decade. This prestigious national award is sponsored by CIBC, Deloitte Private, Canadian Business, Smith School of Business and TMX Group.

“Our team is honored to receive its 10th consecutive Best Managed Companies Award," said President and CEO Davis Yung. "We are celebrating our 18th anniversary with exceptional growth and business development across western and central Canada. Our teams persevered during this pandemic in continuing to provide nutritious and healthy produce to millions of Canadians daily and increased our support to our communities where we serve. We continue to provide financial and in-kind donations to the Food Banks and various local community groups to support the most vulnerable population.”

The Fresh Direct Produce Group is one of Canada’s premier fresh produce importers, wholesalers, and marketers with distribution centers in Victoria, Vancouver, Calgary and Toronto. Sourcing and importing over 1,500 ethnic, organic, and conventional fruit and vegetable items from 36 countries, Fresh Direct distributes quality produce to grocery retailers and foodservice distributors across Canada. The group’s commitment to growth and development allows them to attract and align with the best growers, customers, and talents in the industry.

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