Cookie Declaration

Updated April 5, 2021

Mastronardi Produce Limited, its subsidiaries, and affiliates (collectively, “Operator”, “us” or “we”) understand that your privacy is important to you and are committed to being transparent about the technologies it uses. This Cookie Declaration explains how and why cookies, web beacons, pixels, clear gifs, and/or other similar technologies (collectively “Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies”) may be stored on and accessed from your device when you use or visit any website or app that posts a link to this Declaration (collectively, the “Sites”). This Cookie Declaration should be read together with our Website Privacy Statement and our Terms of Use.

What are Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies?

A cookie is a small text file that can be stored on and accessed from your device when you visit one of our Sites.  The other tracking technologies work similarly to cookies and place small data files on your devices or monitor your website activity to enable us to collect information about how you use our Sites. This allows our Sites to recognize your device from those of other users of the Sites. The information provided below about cookies also applies to these other tracking technologies. 

We are currently only using cookies of the Sites.  We are not currently using other tracking technologies.

How do our Sites use Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies?

We may use Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies to identify you and your interests, to remember your preferences, and to track your use of our Sites.  We may also use Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies to control access to certain content on our Sites, protect the Sites, and to process any requests that you make of us.

To administer our Sites and for research purposes we also may contract with third party service providers to track and analyze statistical usage and volume information from our Site users. These third party service providers use persistent Cookies to help us to improve the user experience, manage our Site content, and analyze how users navigate and utilize the Sites.

First and Third Party Cookies

First Party” cookies are cookies that belong to us and that we place on your device. “Third party” cookies are cookies that another party places on your device through our Site.  We may contract with third party service providers to send e-mails to users who have provided us with their contact information. To help measure and improve the effectiveness of our e-mail communications, and/or to determine whether messages have been opened and links clicked on, the third party service providers may place cookies on the devices of these users.


Our cookies are used for the following purposes:

Necessary” cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.  Necessary cookies cannot be blocked.

Preference” cookies enable a website to remember information that changes the way the website behaves or looks, like your preferred language.

Statistic” cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously.

Marketing” cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third party advertisers.


wordpress_sec_[hash]First PartyThis cookie controls WordPress access and is used to store access authentication details. The use of this cookie is limited to the admin area.End of browser session
wordpress_logged_in_[hash]First PartyThis cookie is used to track authentication for users with accounts on the site and to store customization settings.End of browser session
wordpress_test_cookie_First PartyThis cookie tests if a cookie can be set. WordPress also sets this cookie to check if the cookies are enabled on the browser to provide appropriate user experience to the users. This cookie is used on the front-end, even if you are not logged in.End of browser session
wpe_authFirst PartyThis cookie is used authenticate logins, as part of our security features.End of browser session
AWSALBCORSFirst PartyThis cookie is an Amazon Web Services Classic Load Balancer Cookie that is used by us for load balancing and to connect a user to a specific host.7 days


wp-wpml_current_languageFirst PartyThis cookie is used to track the language preference for the user.1 day


_gat_UA-*First PartyThis cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics. It is used to throttle the request rate
– limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites.
10 minutes
__hstcThird PartyThis is the main cookie for tracking visitors to the website. It contains the domain, utk, initial
timestamp (first visit), last timestamp (last visit), current timestamp (this visit), and session number
(increments for each subsequent session).
13 months
hubspotutkThird PartyThis cookie keeps track of a visitor’s identity. It is passed to HubSpot on form submission and used
when deduplicating contacts. It contains an opaque GUID to represent the current visitor.
13 months
__hsscThird PartyThis cookie keeps track of sessions and it is used to determine if HubSpot should increment the session
number and timestamps in the __hstc cookie. It contains the domain, viewCount (increments each pageView
in a session), and session start timestamp.
30 minutes
wp-settings-time-[UID]First PartyThe cookie wp-settings-{time}-[UID] is used to customize the view of the admin interface and the
front-end of the website. The value represented by [UID] is an individual user ID of the user as given
to them in the users’ database table.
1 year
_gaThird PartyRegisters a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how a visitor uses the website.2 years
_gidThird PartyRegisters a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how a visitor uses the website.1 day


_fbpThird PartyThis cookie is set by Facebook to deliver advertisement when they are on Facebook or a digital platform
powered by Facebook advertising after visiting this website.
90 days

How do I stop or remove Cookies?

If you do not want Cookies to be dropped on your device, you can adjust the setting of your Internet browser to reject the setting of all or some Cookies and to alert you when a Cookie is placed on your device. For further information about how to do so, please refer to your browser ‘help’ / ‘tool’ or ‘edit’ section or see Please note that if you use your browser settings to block all Cookies (including strictly necessary Cookies) you may not be able to access or use all or parts or functionalities of our Sites.

If you want to remove previously-stored Cookies, you can manually delete the Cookies at any time. However, this will not prevent the Sites from placing further Cookies on your device unless and until you adjust your Internet browser setting as described above.

Contact Us; Questions.

If you have any other questions about our Cookie Declaration, please contact us at:

Mastronardi Produce Limited

2100 Road 4 East

Kingsville, Ontario N9Y 2E5


Customer Service: 1-844-GROWN-4-U (1-844-476-9648)