L to R: Carmen Fortino and Michel Manseau are being honoured with this year's award.
The Food Industry Association of Canada has announced the recipients of the 2022 Golden Pencil Award, the grocery industry’s highest honour.
This year, Carmen Fortino, executive vice-president, Ontario division head and national supply chain at Metro Inc., and Michel Manseau, senior vice-president and general manager Canadian consumer business unit at Kruger Products are taking home awards.
Fortino and Manseau will be presented with their awards at the Golden Pencil Awards ceremony, part of Canadian Grocer's GroceryConnex conference in Toronto this November.
Presented since 1957, the prestigious Golden Pencil Award recognizes individuals who have made a significant and worthwhile contribution to improving the Canadian food industry as well as their communities.
In recent year’s other winners of the Golden Pencil Award have included Longo's Joey Longo, former Nestlé exec Steve Fox, Burnbrae Farm’s Margaret Hudson, Farm Boy’s Jean-Louis Bellemare and Jeff York, Save-On-Foods’ Darrell Jones.