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RED SUN FARMS NAMED ONE OF CANADA’S BEST MANAGED COMPANIES FOR 8TH CONSECUTIVE YEAR

March 5, 2020
Kingsville

Kingsville, Ontario (March 5, 2020) – Red Sun Farms is proud to announce that it has been named one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies for the eighth year in a row and keeping their prestigious Platinum Club status.

 

“This recognition is a reflection of our commitment to spending time and energy to build and maintain good long-term business partnerships and the cultivation of a successful team,” says Carlos Visconti, Red Sun Farms CEO of US and Canada Operations.  “In combination with our strong core values of Accountability, Collaboration, Trust and Innovation, we are building an environment that makes Red Sun Farms the ideal partnership for long-lasting relationships.  Our Red Sun Farms family exudes these values in all aspects of our operations.  This recognition reaffirms our position as leaders in the produce industry.”

 

The Canada’s Best Managed Companies designation continues to be the preeminent mark of business excellence and a source of genuine pride for Canadian businesses.

 

Over an incredible 27-year history, the program has fostered and celebrated Canadian business success.  The network has continually become more powerful, innovative and broad.  Canada’s private companies have been and will continue to be the engine of Canada’s economic growth, creating jobs through innovation and entrepreneurial energy.  These companies compete with the best in the world to be adaptable and sustainable in an evolving global market.

 

“For Canada to become the undisputed best place to live and work over the next 25 years, our businesses must do more.  Learning how Best Managed companies drive adaptability, productivity and profitability will help companies to succeed in a time of rapid change,” says Lorrie King, Partner, Deloitte Private and Co-Leader, Canada’s Best Managed Companies program.

 

To even qualify to compete, companies must meet the following criteria: revenue greater than $25 million CAD in the most recent year of operations; managing finances effectively, adapting to changing market conditions over the past three years; Canadian-owned private company; or Canadian-owned portfolio company controlled by Canadian venture capital and Canadian private equity firms; or Canadian-owned closely held public company with fewer than 50% of their shares or units traded.

 

2020 Winners of the Canada’s Best Managed Companies award will be honoured at the annual Canada’s Best Managed Companies gala in Toronto on April 1, 2020.

 

 

 

ABOUT RED SUN FARMS

 

Red Sun Farms is proud to be one of the largest vertically integrated North American greenhouse growers, ensuring control over every step of the supply chain.  Red Sun Farms owns greenhouses in Canada, Mexico, and the USA.  Quality is maintained throughout seed selection, propagation, growing, harvesting, packaging, and transportation to their partner’s stores.  When you buy from Red Sun Farms, you are buying direct from the grower.

 

For further information, please reach out to marketing@redsunfarms.com

 

ABOUT CANADA’S BEST MANAGED COMPANIES

 

Canada’s Best Managed Companies continues to be the mark of excellence for Canadian-owned and managed companies with revenues over $25 million.  Every year since the launch of the program in 1993, hundreds of entrepreneurial companies have competed for this designation in a rigorous and independent process that evaluates their management skills and practices. The awards are granted on four levels:

 

  1. Canada’s Best Managed Companies New Winner (one of the new winners selected each year)
  2. Canada’s Best Managed Companies Winner (award recipients that have re-applied and successfully retained their Best Managed designation for two additional years, subject to annual operational and financial review)
  3. Gold Standard winner (after three consecutive years of maintaining their Best Managed status, these winners have demonstrated their commitment to the program and successfully retained their award for 4-6 consecutive years)
  4. Platinum Club member (winners that have maintained their Best Managed status for seven consecutive years or more)

 

Program sponsors are Deloitte Private, CIBC, Canadian Business, Smith School of Business and TMX Group.  For more information visit www.bestmanagedcompanies.ca

 

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New Ontario partnership to build 27 acre greenhouse in Kingsville

November 27, 2019
Kingsville

Red Sun Farms is expanding and partnering with JC Fresh to form Red Sun Farms Ontario LP.

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RED SUN FARMS NAMED ONE OF CANADA’S BEST MANAGED COMPANIES

March 8, 2019
Kingsville, ON

Kingsville, Ontario – (March 7, 2019) – Red Sun Farms is proud to announce that it has been named one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies. This makes it the seventh consecutive year that Red Sun Farms has received this recognition, giving the organization the prestigious Platinum Club Status.

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RED SUN FARMS ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH OZBLU BLUEBERRIES FOR EXPANSION INTO NORTH AMERICA

February 7, 2019
Kingsville, ON

Red Sun Farms’ and OZblu’s joint venture accelerates North American growth to shake up the Blueberry market! 

BERLIN, 6th February 2019 – Just a year ago, the Migivia Group and United Exports announced their joint venture. The venture was positioned as a strategy to speed up the delivery of the much-anticipated next generation OZblu blueberries, which are even firmer and crunchier and most importantly, have great flavor, delivering an unparalleled and consistent blueberry eating experience to end consumers.

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RED SUN FARMS EMPLOYEES EXCEED 2017 DONATION TOTALS

December 19, 2018
Kingsville, ON

RED SUN FARMS EMPLOYEES EXCEED 2017 DONATION TOTALS IN SUPPORT OF MAKE-A-WISH® SOUTHWESTERN ONTARIO

Kingsville, ON – (Dec 19,2018) – Once again, Red Sun Farms is spreading holiday cheer in support of Make-A-Wish Southwestern Ontario.

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Red Sun Farms Makes Profit 500 List

September 14, 2017
Kingsville, ON

Red Sun Farms is proud to announce that it is a member of the PROFIT 500 list for 2017.

Celebrating its 29th anniversary in 2017, the PROFIT 500 is a ranking of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies by five-year revenue growth. It profiles the country’s most successful growth companies through joint venture between Canada’s premier business and current affairs media brands.

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Red Sun Farms Announces West Coast Distribution Center And Key Team Addition

July 6, 2017
Vancouver, BC

In an effort to provide fresh quality produce, across North America, Red Sun Farms is proud to announce its expansion into Vancouver British Columbia with a new distribution center.

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June 16 - 17, 2018
Leamington, ON

Leamington Fair

In our hometown of Kingsville, Leamington the Leamington fair is one of the most talked about events of the year. Between growers there is a friendly competition for the best of the best produce, and we all put our best foot forward. We plan for months for these events and grow specifically for them. We can’t wait to see what the competition brings out next year.

We were all smiles this past weekend at the 11th Annual Greenhouse Competition held at the Leamington Fair. We are honored to be recognized in the following categories. 
- 1st place Best Hothouse Mini Seedless Cucumbers- Red Sun Farms Mini Cucumbers
- 1st place Best Hothouse Roma Tomatoes- Red Sun Farms Roma Tomatoes 
- 1st place Best Hothouse Specialty Tomato- Red Sun Farms Gourmet Cherry on the Vine
- 2nd place Best Hothouse Cluster tomato- Red Sun Farms Specialty Tomatoes on the Vine
We would especially like to thank our team for your ongoing commitment and dedication to quality.

August 19, 2017
EastMont, Virginia

Eastmont Tomato Festival

Over the last couple years we have been a key sponsor of the Eastmont Tomato Festival in Virginia. We bring in our produce, provide tastings and sponsor the event for families to enjoy.

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