March 20th, 2013
Farm Boy™ Refreshes “Best” Reputation for Excellence
Two years after originally being named one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, Farm Boy 2012 Inc. (Farm Boy™) has once again achieved requalification of this highly regarded standing.
News of the chain’s continued status as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies was unveiled in a recent edition of the National Post. Members of theFarm Boy Management Team are invited to a symposium at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre on April 16th, 2013, where award recipients will be honoured at an evening gala.
Ottawa-based Farm Boy has been serving up the best fresh shopping experience in Eastern Ontario for more than 30 years. Their 14 neighbourhood fresh market stores—with more on the way—have captured the hearts of local shoppers seeking quality fresh foods and friendly service.
“We are very proud to have sustained the level of management excellence that enabled Farm Boy to requalify as one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies. For two decades, this program has recognized the most innovative, forward thinking private companies in Canada. Our team’s vision, hard work and unwavering commitment to quality have established Farm Boy’s reputation as a destination for the freshest foods, great service and value. Our loyal customers have pushed us to be the best; they know the value and quality we bring to their table. We’re happy that the business community too, continues to recognize our continued commitment to excellence while we accelerate our growth.”
About Canada’s Best Managed Companies
Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies continues to be the mark of excellence for Canadian-owned and managed private companies with revenues over $10 million. Every year, since the launch of the program in 1993, hundreds of entrepreneurial companies have competed for this designation in a rigorous and independent process that evaluates their management skills and practices. Program sponsors are Deloitte, CIBC Commercial Banking, National Post and Queen’s School of Business.
About Farm Boy Inc.
Farm Boy is an Eastern Ontario family owned food retailer recognized for its produce, meat, bakery, cheese and fresh kitchen prepared items. Incorporated in 1981, the company provides a unique shopping experience in comparison to big box retailers or traditional grocers. Farm Boy produces its own extensive line of private label products made with absolute dedication to the highest standards of quality and freshness. Headquartered in Ottawa, Canada, the company currently has 14 stores in the Greater Ottawa, Cornwall and Kingston regions with more stores planned.