- FCL wins two Canadian Grand Prix New Product Awards for CO-OP® GOLD Buttercrunch Toffee Chocolate and Co-op Gold Sorbetto
Saskatoon, SK, 2017-Jun-09 — /EPR Retail News/ — The organization recently picked up two more Canadian Grand Prix New Product Awards for CO-OP® GOLD Buttercrunch Toffee Chocolate (private-label confectionary and shelf stable desserts) and Co-op Gold Sorbetto (private-label desserts: fresh, refrigerated or frozen).
This follows FCL’s first two awards last year for its Co-op Gold Caramel Whisky Sauce and CO-OP GOLD PURE® Dark Chocolate.
“We continually seek to develop and provide new innovative food products to Co-op members and customers,” said Sav Bellissimo, Store Brands Manager with Federated Co-operatives Limited. “These awards recognize the quality of our products, which can compete with any other brand on the market.”
The awards, organized by the Retail Council of Canada, have been celebrating innovative new products now for 24 years. A judging panel comprised of consumers, food journalists, packaging designers and marketing executives reviewed 100 product finalists, o
Bellissimo attributed the success to the efforts of the Store Brands Team as well as the Marketing and Communications’ Design Team, led by Marie-Louise de la Harpe. De la Harpe was proud her team could be part of this award in addition to a separate packaging award presented earlier this year.
“Our goal is to continually push the envelope and deliver progressive, industry-leading design. Trust and great collaboration is the secret to our success,” de la Harpe said. “Our team is invested in developing and growing our store brands program and are encouraged by the progress.”
Co-op Gold Fruit Vinegar, Co-op Gold Pure Organic Coconut Peanut Butter and Co-op Gold Pure Sustainable Seafood Steelhead Trout were also finalists for the awards.
A complete list of finalists and winners is available at rccgrandprix.ca.
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