TORONTO, June 25 – Fiera Foods Company (“Fiera Foods”) congratulates former Executive Vice President & General Manager Tom Gunter on receiving the 2018 Golden Pencil Award from the Food Industry Association of Canada.
The Golden Pencil Award was established in 1957 to recognize the efforts of industry leaders who are focused on improving the Canadian food industry. The “golden pencil” symbolizes a partnership between buyers and sellers in the industry. Mr. Gunter is receiving the prestigious award because of his lifetime contributions to the industry, including his work at Fiera Foods.
“Tom has always been dedicated to innovation and growth in the food industry, and we are proud of his accomplishment,” says Boris Serebryany, CEO of Fiera Foods. “Throughout his career, Tom has always demonstrated strong commitment to the Canadian food industry as a pillar to a strong economy.”
Mr. Gunter is the first executive from Fiera Foods to accept this award and will be honored at the 2018 Golden Pencil Awards celebration on November 19, 2018 at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel in Toronto. In addition to Mr. Gunter, former Sobeys Senior Vice-President Mary Dalimonte will receive this year’s Golden Pencil Award.
About Fiera Foods Company
Fiera Foods was started in 1987. From its humble beginnings over 30 years ago, this privately-owned food company has grown to become one of North America's leading bread and bakery product manufacturers and one of the largest exporters and employers in the bakery manufacturing industry in Ontario. Fiera Foods specializes in bagels, pastries, croissants and artisan breads and rolls. For more information, visit www.fierafoods.com.