The Agri-Food Export Group announces the finalists for the 2022 Alizés Trophies

SAINTE-JULIE,QC, April 6, 2022 /CNW Telbec/ – The Agri-Food Export Group Quebec-Canada (Groupe Export) is pleased to announce the finalists of the fourth edition of the Prices trade winds. Each year, the Alizés Awards highlight the excellence of the work accomplished by Canadian agri-food companies that have particularly distinguished themselves on international markets. The winners will be officially announced on April 20, 2022 at the Alizés Evening, to be held at the Palais des congrès de Montréal, as part of SIAL Canada 2022.

“Each year, we present to you finalists who have excelled in the export market and who have caught the attention of our jury. For the Export Group, it is a renewed honor to dedicate an evening to these companies that proudly represent by promoting our products around us. We are also very pleased to present a third category at the Alizés Awards this year, rewarding a company for its sense of innovation and its ability to adapt,” said Martin LavoieCEO of the Export Group.

Awarded by a jury of recognized experts in the field of agri-food exports, the Alizés Awards include the “SME Fonds de solidarité FTQ” category, rewarding a company whose turnover is less than $50 millionand the “FCC Large Company” category, for companies whose turnover is greater than $50 million. This year, a brand new category has been added, “Export Innovation Inno-centre”, honoring a company that has shown great originality in developing its export strategies or in responding to an unforeseen situation. .

The “SME Fonds de solidarité FTQ” category

  • Morehouse Foods Ltd., Quebec
    Family business specializing in the production of mustards, vinaigrettes and dips, many of which are sold under the Le Grec brand.

  • Marie Morin Canada, Quebec
    Manufacturer of sweet treats in glass jars inspired by traditional French recipes.

  • Soulanges mills, Quebec
    Creators of innovative specialty flours for the baking and food industries.

The “FCC large business” category

  • Bio Biscuit Inc., Quebec
    Specialist in the manufacture of baked biscuits and food for dogs and cats.

  • Rustic Foods, Quebec
    Makers of authentic Italian products, including the famous fresh tomato pizza, frozen pizzas and focaccias.

  • Sogelco International, Quebec
    Producer and trader of seafood products exclusively from sustainable fisheries or farms.

The Export Innovation Inno-centre category

  • Bio Biscuit Inc., Quebec
    Manufacturer of baked pet food that brilliantly adapts its marketing offensives while respecting the core values ​​of its brand.

  • Maple Syrup Group Sn – Maple 3, Quebec
    Maple sap producer directly targeting a well-suited target according to its destination markets.

  • Soulanges mills, Quebec
    Flour producers whose agility and ability to adapt to challenges testify to the culture of innovation present since its creation.

The Export Group would like to thank the members of the jury who evaluated all the applications submitted: Louis TurcotteSenior Director, Corporate and Commercial Financing of FCC and President of the Jury, Benoit Tétrault, Director of Investments, Agrifood and Health of the Fonds de solidarité FTQ, Eric WatermanVice-President, Agrifood at Inno-centre, Pascale DaigneaultSenior Industry Development Officer at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada and Martin LemireVice-President at EDIKOM and L’actualité ALIMENTAIRE.

The Export Group would like to thank its partners who made this award ceremony possible: FCC, of Quebec Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Fonds de solidarité FTQ, Inno-centre, Agro Québec, Sophie Côté Assurance-Crédit Inc, L’actualité ALIMENTAIRE and Comexposium – SIAL Canada.

About group export

The Export Group is the largest association of agri-food exporters Canada. Created in 1990, the Association has, over the years, developed several services and initiated hundreds of activities to facilitate access to foreign markets. Quebec and internationally for Quebec agri-food exporters. As a privileged link between exporters and markets, and as an essential liaison between the public sector and industry, the Association works on a daily basis to increase the presence of Quebec products around the world.

SOURCE Agri-Food Export Group Quebec Canada


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