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06/17/2022

DCI/CIGBA hand out their 2022 Star Awards

The annual awards recognize the groups' key partners and independent retailers
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DCI Star Awards 2022
Vince's Market nabbed the Social Responsibility Award

DCI in association with the Canadian Independent Grocery Buyers Alliance (CIGBA) handed out their Star Awards at the groups' Business Summit 2022, which was held in Toronto earlier this week. The awards, which are presented each year, recognize DCI and CIGBA's partners and independent retailers.

Here are the 2022 Star Award winners:

Retailer of the Year: Pasquier 

Partner of the Year: Maple Leaf Foods 

Social Responsibility Award: Vince’s Market 

Innovation Award: Sharpe’s Food Market 

Leader of the Year: David La Mantia of La Mantia’s Country Market Fresh 

Lifetime Achievement Award: Merlen Kropf (posthumously) of L&M Food Market. The award was accepted by the Merlen’s daughter Debra and grandchildren Alexis and Noah of The Geddes Street Market.