MPP Tibollo Recognizes Longo’s at 9200 Weston Road for Foodland Ontario Retailer Award in Local Food Promotion

Published on August 23, 2019

Woodbridge – Today local MPP Michael Tibollo recognized Founder Gus Longo, Regional Director of Operations Joe Fusco, Store Manager Frank Sangirardi and Produce Director Mimmo Franzone, for their outstanding commitment to Ontario’s local food industry and presented them with a Silver Award for its Apple display.

 

Woodbridge – Today local MPP Michael Tibollo recognized Founder Gus Longo, Regional Director of Operations Joe Fusco, Store Manager Frank Sangirardi and Produce Director Mimmo Franzone, for their outstanding commitment to Ontario’s local food industry and presented them with a Silver Award for its Apple display.

The annual Foodland Ontario Retailer Awards are the produce industry’s premier competition for excellence in retail display and promotion in support of local Ontario foods. Retailers enter seasonal display contests, which run from mid-April to November. In 2018, over 4,250 entries were submitted with almost 6,000 photos of compelling displays featuring fresh Ontario produce.

“Congratulations Longo’s for creating award-winning displays that showcase Ontario’s fresh and delicious fruits and vegetables,” said Michael Tibollo MPP Vaughan-Woodbridge. “Thank you for taking pride in building creative and innovative displays that encourage shoppers to take home the good things that grow in Ontario.”


The annual Foodland Ontario Retailer Awards are the produce industry’s premier competition for excellence in retail display and promotion in support of local Ontario foods. Retailers enter seasonal display contests that run from mid-April to November.

Quick Facts


• For a list of the 2018 Retailer Award winners, visit Foodland Ontario’s website.
• Ontario has one of the most diverse agri-food industries in Canada, producing more than 200 commodities, such as greenhouse tomatoes, cucumbers and peppers, asparagus, berries, tender fruit, and apples.
• For more than 40 years, Foodland Ontario has connected with families on how to recognize, prepare and enjoy locally grown foods.
• To know when all your local fruits and vegetables are in season, visit Foodland Ontario’s Availability Guide.