Canada: Windset Farms wins A&W’s Award of Excellence

Windset Farms® was awarded A&W’s Vendor Excellence Award for achieving top performance and service levels. This award is scored and equally weighted after evaluations on service, responsiveness, as well as innovation and market competitiveness were submitted by A&W and their Distributors. Windset is A&W’s exclusive tomato supplier in Western Canada.

“We really appreciate the support and dedication the entire Windset team invests in the A&W produce program,” says Lisa Hughes, Purchasing Manager of Food and Food Science at A&W. The restaurant was the first of its kind in the foodservice industry to choose greenhouse grown tomatoes over traditional field product for its quality, consistency and food safety. “The greenhouse grown tomato program at A&W has been a huge success and it is an honour to be recognized by one of the leading foodservice restaurants in Canada who value sustainability as much as we do, ” said John Newell, owner of Windset Farms®.

Windset uses 100% non-GMO varieties in all their produce and was named World’s Best Tomato Grower in the first annual Tomato Inspiration Event held in Berlin earlier this year. The Certified Greenhouse member has a 95% water re-use rate, is carbon neutral and saves up to 40% in energy savings using state-of-the-art technology such as thermal screens.

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Windset Farms
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