Fresh Direct Produce receives Best Managed Award

Vancouver, BC – March 9, 2017 – Fresh Direct Produce Ltd. (“Fresh Direct”) is honoured to be one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies for six consecutive years.   This prestigious national award is sponsored by CIBC, Deloitte, National Post, Queen’s School of Business, and MacKay CEO Forums.

“Our Team is honoured to receive the Best Managed Award for the sixth year in a row.  It has been another stellar year of continuous learning and growth.  Our business has expanded across our conventional, organics and import produce divisions.  We are proud to announce the opening of a brand new 52,000 s.f. facility in Calgary, in February of 2017, to better serve our customers on the Prairies”, says President and Co-Founder Davis Yung.

Fresh Direct is one of Western Canada’s premiere fresh produce importers, wholesalers, and marketers with three distribution centres in Vancouver and Calgary.   Sourcing and importing over 1,000 conventional and organic fruit and vegetable items from 30 countries, Fresh Direct distributes quality produce to grocery retailers and food service distributors across Canada.   Fresh Direct’s commitment to growth and development allows them to attract and align with the best growers, customers, and talents in the industry.

Since 1993, hundreds of companies have competed for this prestigious national accolade.   Moving beyond simply measuring financial performance, the award recognizes overall business performance and sustained growth, while also evaluating the efforts of the entire organization against its core values.

For more information about Canada’s Best Managed Companies Program please visit: www.bestmanagedcompanies.ca