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Finica takes top cheese honours in Grand Prix


June 12, 2014
By Canadian Pizza
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June 12, 2014, Mississauga, ON – Finica Food Specialties' Zerto Fresh
Mozzarella Pre-Sliced cheese earned honours as Best Dairy Product at the
21st annual Canadian Grand Prix New Product Awards, held on June 4 in
Toronto.

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June 12, 2014, Mississauga – Finica Food Specialties Ltd.'s Zerto Fresh Mozzarella Pre-Sliced cheese earned honours as Best Dairy Product at the 21st annual Canadian Grand Prix New Product Awards, held on June 4 in Toronto.

Finica also won the prestigious All-Canadian Award. Finica’s partner, Quality Cheese, produces the award-winning Fresh Mozzarella cheese. Quality’s director of sales and marketing, Albert Borgo, said in a media statement, “I’d like to thank Finica for their inspiration in being innovative to allow us to have been in a position to win this award. Finica and Quality would also like to thank the Dairy Farmers of Canada for providing the highest quality milk in the world!”

The Grand Prix honours products spanning 26 categories in the food industry, evaluated on presentation, packaging, product characteristics and innovation. Presented by the Retail Council of Canada (RCC), the awards are judged by a jury of
consumers, media personnel and product sponsors.

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“These qualities underscore what’s at the heart of the grocery industry – a commitment to create products that reflect and shape consumer preferences and trends,” said Diane J.Brisebois, RCC’s president and CEO, in the statement.

Grand Prix winners and finalists can use the Grand Prix Awards logo on their packaging for the next two years, promoting the quality and success of their award-winning products. Zerto Fresh Mozzarella Pre-Sliced cheese on sale this summer
at local retailers.