Congrats to one of our customers, Winn- Dixie for being awarded with the very prestigious FFVA Merchandiser of the Year award!
Winn-Dixie is a Jacksonville based grocery store retailer that has been supporting Florida Agriculture for decades. In their store produce departments, photographs of real Florida farmers and families have been featured to show their dedication to stimulating Florida agriculture and economy.
Alan Temple, FFVA’s chairman and president of B&W Quality Growers Inc., in Fellsmere, honored the retailer for its support for Florida agriculture spanning many decades.
“Winn-Dixie is a valued partner that has worked with producers to promote Florida products,” Temple said. “Their support of local Florida producers is a testament to their commitment of helping local communities. Their focus on helping local farmers makes a strong statement in the retail community.”
“We wanted to be known as the local produce supermarket, the ones representing our communities and becoming good neighbors. Our management and marketing team has put a lot of work into this the last couple of years. The recognition from this association is truly meaningful to us,” said Winn-Dixie’s Director of Produce, Bob Denomme.
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