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Group Export Agri-Food announces the finalists for the 2023 Alizés Awards

By MRO staff   

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The winners will be officially announced on May 9, at the Alizés Evening, held at Hotel X in Toronto, during SIAL Canada 2023.

The Group Export Agri-Food Quebec-Canada (Group Export) announced the finalists for the fifth edition of the Alizés Awards.

The winners will be officially announced on May 9, at the Alizés Evening, held at Hotel X in Toronto, during SIAL Canada 2023.

“Canadian agri-food companies are constantly called upon to reinvent themselves, especially in the face of numerous challenges related to supply chains, transportation logistics and labour shortage,” said Martin Lavoie, CEO, Group Export. “Each year, they demonstrate their resilience and innovative strategies to secure a significant place in global export markets. It is always with great pride that Group Export invites industry players to meet and dedicates an evening in honour of the finalists, passionate exporters, to reward them and encourage them to pursue the development of their business around the world.”

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Awarded by a jury of experts in the field of agri-food exports, the Alizés Awards are divided into three categories.

The ‘SME Fonds de solidarité FTQ’ category rewards a company with sales of less than $50 million, the ‘Large Company FCC’ category is for companies with sales of over $50 million, and since last year, a third category has been added, ‘Innovative Export Strategy Inno-centre’, which rewards a company that has adapted its strategy or acted in an innovative manner to access a new market or segment.

The ‘SME Fonds de solidarité FTQ’ category 

Al Safa Foods, Ontario
Distributor of halal and ethnic products including fresh, ready-to-eat, ready-to-cook and deli products.

naturSource, Quebec
Family-owned company specializing in the production of nut snacks, salad toppings and trail mixes.

Yourbarfactory, Quebec
Creator and manufacturer of custom nutrition bars for large local and international retailers.

The ‘Large Company FCC’ category

Bassé Nuts, Quebec
A Canadian company, with customers in 23 countries, involved in the production, roasting, blending, packaging and distribution of nuts, seeds and dried fruits.

Groupe Première Moisson, Quebec
Designer, manufacturer and marketer of bakery, pastry, deli and ready-to-eat products.

The Export Innovation Inno-centre category

Al Safa Foods, Ontario
The company uses influencer marketing, data collection and analysis to offer products that are better adapted to its customers’ tastes.

Bassé Nuts, Quebec
With growth thanks to a market adaptation strategy, this company has positioned itself as a local brand in each of its export markets.

Yourbarfactory, Quebec
Focusing on the optimization of its supply chain and logistics management, this company has shown ingenuity in the face of transportation issues.

 

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