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Foodland Ontario Retailer Awards 2010

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Foodland Ontario Retailer Awards 2010

The Foodland Ontario Retailer Awards recognize grocery retailers for their in-store promotion of fresh Ontario food. Their support of the Province's Buy Local strategy, which provides awareness and education to consumers about the vast variety of fresh Ontario foods, helps Ontario farmers and our local communities. Stores submit photographs of their promotional displays to qualify for the awards.

There are four award categories:

  • The Foodland Ontario Award of Excellence is presented to the top-scoring Ontario retailers, in each store size category, that have won the Platinum Award two years in a row.
  • The Platinum All Seasons Award recognizes merchandising excellence with Ontario- grown commodities through three seasons: spring, summer and winter.
  • The Gold Category Award is given to chain and independent stores in three specific categories: seasonal, creative and cross-merchandised.
  • The Silver Award of Merit honours excellence in promoting Ontario produce in a display.

The awards are co-sponsored by the Ontario government in partnership with:

  • Ontario Apple Growers
  • Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Growers' Association
  • Ontario Greenhouse Vegetable Growers
  • Ontario Potato Board
  • Ontario Tender Fruit Producers' Marketing Board


There were 62 Ontario grocery retailers recognized with Foodland Ontario Retailer Awards in 2010.


Foodland Ontario Award of Excellence

Stewart's Town & Country Market, Hwy 9, Mildmay

Metro #255, Carleton Ave., Ottawa

Real Canadian Superstore, Walker Rd., Windsor

Platinum - All Seasons

Winkel's Your Independent Grocer, Centre St., Espanola

Stroud Foodland, Yonge St., Innisfil

Stewart's Town & Country Market, Hwy 9, Mildmay

Metro #479, Front St. N., Orillia

Loblaws Barrhaven Market, Greenbank Rd., Ottawa

Metro #255, Carleton Ave., Ottawa

Morello's Your Independent Grocer, Lansdowne St. E., Peterborough

Vos' Your Independent Grocer, Scugog St., Port Perry

Port Sydney Freshmart, South Mary Lake Rd., Port Sydney

Victoria Harbour Foodland, John St., Victoria Harbour

Metro #147, Wyandotte St. E., Windsor

Real Canadian Superstore, Walker Rd., Windsor

Gold - Creative

Metro #325, St. Paul Ave., Brantford

Baxtrom's Your Independent Grocer, 9th St. E., Cornwall

Food Basics, Katimavik Rd., Kanata

Metro #73, Lakeshore Rd. E., Mississauga

Smith's Markets, Lasalle Blvd., Sudbury

Gold - Cross Merchandising

Chris' valu-mart, Hwy 144, Dowling

Real Canadian Superstore, Highland Rd.W., Kitchener

Penetang Foodland, Poyntz St., Penetanguishene

Metro #139, Tecumseh Rd. E., Windsor

Gold - Seasonal

Dorchester Foodland, Dorchester Rd., Dorchester

Michael-Angelo's, Erin Mills Pkwy., Mississauga

Andrew and Emily's No Frills, Loyalist Pkwy, Picton

West St. Catharines Walmart, Vansickle Rd., St.Catharines

Silver Award of Merit

Gary's No Frills, Mill St., Angus

Metro #314, Daniel St. S., Arnprior

Marc's No Frills, Bell Blvd., Belleville

Metro #453, King St., Bowmanville

Walmart, Depot Dr., Bracebridge

Cayuga Foodland, Talbot St. W., Cayuga

Metro #905, Elgin St., Cobourg

Dundalk L & M Foodland, Main St., Dundalk

Real Canadian Superstore, Guelph St., Georgetown

Food Basics, 7th Ave. N., Hanover

Hurley's Your Independent Grocer, King St. W., Ingersoll

Metro #118, Adelaide St. N., London

Metro #150, Wellington Rd. S., London

Midland Food Town, Russell St., Midland

Highland Farms, Matheson Blvd. E., Mississauga

Loblaws Heartland Market, McLaughlin Rd., Mississauga

Loblaws Merivale, Merivale Rd., Nepean

Ross' Your Independent Grocer, Strandherd Dr., Nepean

Longo Brothers Fruit Markets, Dundas St., Oakville

Real Canadian Superstore, Oak Park Blvd., Oakville

Osgoode Foodland, Main St., Osgoode

Allan's Your Independent Grocer, Dixie Rd., Pickering,

Real Canadian Superstore, Louth St., St. Catharines

Sobeys Scott St., Scott St., St. Catharines

Real Canadian Superstore, Talbot St., St. Thomas

Smithville Foodland, Griffin St., Smithville

Fortinos, Upper Centennial Pkwy. S., Stoney Creek

Donwood valu-mart, Underhill Dr., Toronto

Real Canadian Superstore, Don Mills Rd., Toronto

Real Canadian Superstore, Gerry Fitzgerald Dr., Toronto

Longo Brothers Fruit Markets, Bathurst St., Vaughan

Zehrs Great Food, Niagara St. N., Welland

Sobeys Tecumseh, Tecumseh Rd. E., Windsor

Superstore Dougall Square, Dougall Ave., Windsor

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