Company wins Gold Trophy - Healthy Workplace® Category
ROUGEMONT, QC, Nov. 2, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - It is with great pride that
Lassonde Industries Inc., and its A. Lassonde Inc. division, accept
today the Gold Trophy - Healthy Workplace®, as part of the Canada Awards for Excellence event. Given once a year, these awards recognize the remarkable
achievements of Canadian organizations operating in various fields, as
well as their efforts in helping to support and promote both physical
and mental health.
"We are immensely happy to receive this award, as it celebrates a
corporate culture of which we are very proud, said Jean Gattuso, Chief
Operating Officer of Lassonde Industries Inc. We share this honour with
all our employees, as it really belongs to them. Our corporate culture
is based on innovation and excellence and, in our current competitive
landscape, our employees are our most precious asset, forming
Lassonde's very backbone. We are strongest together and aim to stay
healthy, just like our consumers. This is what ensures our company's
The Healthy Workplace® award stems from the Canadian program of the same name, managed by
Excellence Canada and created in collaboration with Canada Health and
health and wellness professionals. The award was presented by the
Patron of the Canada Awards for Excellence His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of
Canada. Excellence Canada is an independent, non-profit organization
whose mission is to help public and private companies to implement
About Lassonde Industries Inc.
Lassonde Industries Inc. is a North American leader in the development,
manufacture and sale of a wide range of fruit and vegetable juices and
drinks marketed under recognized brands such as Everfresh, Fairlee,
Flavür, Fruité, Graves, Oasis and Rougemont.
Lassonde is the second-largest producer of store brand ready-to-drink
fruit juices and drinks in the United States and a major producer of
cranberry juices, drinks and sauces.
Lassonde also markets specialty food products under recognized
trademarks such as Antico and Canton. The Company imports and markets
selected wines from various countries of origin and manufactures apple
ciders and wine-based beverages.
The Company produces superior quality products through the efforts of
some 2,000 people working in 14 plants across Canada and the
United States. To learn more, visit www.lassonde.com.
SOURCE: LASSONDE INDUSTRIES INC.
For further information:
Lassonde Industries Inc.
Lassonde Industries Inc.
450-469-4926, ext. 10265