Grey Jay Sales & Distribution is among the winners of the inaugural Ontario Made Awards.
The company, which has its head office in Huntsville and its distribution centre in Richmond Hill, helps Ontario manufacturers achieve listings and shelf displays at corporate stores. “Grey Jay has partnered with Loblaw’s to help promote the Ontario Made program and launch racks filled with Ontario-made products featured prominently at over 200 Loblaw banner locations,” noted an Ontario Made media release.
The Ontario Made program is an initiative of Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) which aims to bring awareness to locally manufactured products.
The winners at the inaugural award ceremony were:
- 2022 Manufacturer Spotlight Award – Bliss Dough. Manufacturer excellence in spotlighting Ontario Made and other “support local initiatives”.
- 2022 Retailer Spotlight Award – The Market Shoppe. Retailer excellence in spotlighting Ontario Made and other “support local initiatives”.
- 2022 Merchandising Excellence Award – Grey Jay Sales & Distribution. Demonstrates merchandising excellence of Ontario-made products.
- 2022 Consumer Awareness Award – Brown’s Concrete Products. Manufacturer excellence in leveraging the Ontario Made logo to raise awareness for locally made products.
“The Ontario Made Awards are an important piece of the Ontario Made program to help CME realize its vision of supporting and promoting Ontario-made products and strengthening our economy together. Congratulations to the award winners! The success of the Ontario Made program is a direct result of your support and efforts to promote Ontario-made products and help Ontarians make informed purchasing decisions. You have become a benchmark for others in the industry to strive to match,” said Mathew Wilson, senior vice president, policy, government relations & Ontario division at Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME).
The Ontario Made program is a free branding opportunity to help consumers identify Ontario Made products, celebrate what is Ontario Made, and support the purchase of Ontario Made products. Visit SupportOntarioMade.ca to learn more.
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