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Mastronardi Produce®/SUNSET® Becomes Fair Trade Certified

MPL-FairTrade_2013Kingsville, ON (November 25, 2013) – Mastronardi Produce® is proud to announce that they are now offering a variety of fair trade certified products.

SUNSET® Campari® brand cocktail tomatoes, ONE SWEET® peppers, Kumato® tomatoes and sweet bell peppers are among the products that have become fair trade certified. These products are now available year-round to consumers across North America.

“We’re very proud to have these products available for consumerswho are growing increasingly conscious of social responsibility,” said CEO Paul Mastronardi. “As a company that is non-GMO certified and has certified organic facilities, gaining fair trade certification is another important step to make our mission come full circle.” (more…)

Kumato® is a registered trademark of a Syngenta Group Company.

Mastronardi Wins Premier’s Award for Agri-Food Innovation Excellence

MPL-SUNSET_YELO_Tomato_Cluster_2013Kingsville, ON (November 18, 2013) – Mastronardi Produce® is pleased to announce their home farm Mastron has been honored with the Premier’s Award for Agri-Food Innovation Excellence. This prestigious award is presented by Ontario’s Ministry of Agriculture and Food for innovators in the agri-food sector.

“The Mastronardi family is dedicated to finding the next best tomato; one that not only excels in flavor but also growing patterns and yields,” said Christopher Gill, Director of Greenhouse Operation. “This is a great award that means a lot to our community and what we put into our daily operations.” (more…)

Mastronardi’s SUNSET® ONE SWEET® Line Featured On NBC’s Biggest Loser

tbl_packagingKingsville, ON (November 11, 2013) – Mastronardi Produce® is pleased to announce their SUNSET® ONE SWEET® line will be featured on NBC’s The Biggest Loser TV show as part of a contestant challenge airing Tuesday, November 12th at 8pm EST. Mastronardi has been a proud farm fresh partner of the Biggest Loser since the beginning of Season 15 earlier this fall.

This episode of The Biggest Loser will feature a cooking challenge using fresh produce. This will include SUNSET® ONE SWEET® tomatoes, peppers, and cucumbers. (more…)