Sunday, July 3, 2011

Ontario's Own takes home Best of Show at the Packaging Association of Canada's Leadership Awards.

Toronto, June 23, 2011—Ontario's Own is pleased to announce that it took home the Best of Show
award at the Packaging Association of Canada’s (PAC) biennial Leadership Awards. In addition to
receiving this prestigious award, Ontario's Own also took home the Gold Award in the 2011 National
Packaging Competition in the Brand Marketing, New Product Launch Category. The awards were handed
out at the industry association’s gala June 21, 2011 in Toronto, Ontario. “We’re extremely proud to have
been honoured by the Packaging Association of Canada’s Best of Show Award" says Ontario's Own
President Carol-Ann Hayes. "Our packaging plays an important role in reflecting our unique proposition,
reinforcing our values, supporting our local farmers and chefs, and building a great relationship with our
consumer. We couldn't be prouder of this wonderful achievement."
To read about the competition and other PAC competition entries visit:
About PAC
The Packaging Association of Canada is a membership organization often referred to as the voice of the
packaging industry. Recognizing Canadian talent and technical excellence in design, printing, converting,
manufacturing and marketing, the PAC Leadership Awards highlight Canadian achievements in
packaging and point of purchase. Every two years, more than 70 judges from the packaging community
evaluate more than 200 packages and POP displays entered in several categories. Each entry is
evaluated on its own merit and against a points scale.
About Ontario's Own
Ontario’s Own is dedicated to offering the best locally produced foods (including soups, stocks, sauces
and purées) from Ontario’s chefs and farmers. Our mission is to support Ontario’s family farms and local
economies by sharing the joy of serving good food that comes from close to home. Ontario’s Own
provides a proud face for Ontario farmers, processors, chefs and co-packers by increasing awareness of
Ontario’s family farms and their products. Ontario's Own is committed to packaging techniques that
best preserve natural goodness and taste and to providing consumers with simple and pure
foods/ingredients that are minimally processed. Ontario’s Own products are found in the refrigerated
section of select Loblaws and Metro stores as well as specialty grocery stores like Pusateri’s, Rowe Farms
and Fiesta Farms. To find a complete list of stores and to meet Ontario’s Own local farmers, visit

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