The province’s most prestigious awards pay tribute to the success and innovative approaches of BC export companies
Vancouver, BC – December 5, 2016
SYSPRO, a provider of award-winning, best-of-breed Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software solution for on-premise and cloud-based utilization, today announced that one of its customers, Daiya Foods, the industry leader in plant-based foods, won best Consumer Product at the 2016 British Columbia Export Awards.
Winners of this year’s BC Export Awards were announced at a gala event at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Vancouver, on November 18, 2016. More than 200 manufacturing executives and representatives from trade, government and industry attended the event.
The BC Export Awards recognize leadership and exporting growth in diverse sectors of BC’s economy and are a celebration of the contributions exporters have made to both the provincial and national economy. Winners and finalists represent a wide range of BC’s economy, from food products to machine components. Regardless of their industry, the companies share an ability to overcome fierce competition outside of Canada to grow and expand in often complex markets.
“We’re honored to be recognized for driving innovation and growth in the food industry,” said Greg Blake, Co-Founder of Daiya Foods. “Since 2008, we’ve strived to deliver delicious, high-quality plant-based foods that are dairy, gluten and soy free. We’re excited to be recognized for supporting the demand for sustainable and clean foods with new tasty innovations that everyone can enjoy.”
“We congratulate the team at Daiya for their achievement in excellence,” according to James Moffatt, President of SYSPRO Canada. “BC’s exporting companies have become international in their scope, as well as, their vision. It is truly inspiring. As a global organization, that serves leading manufacturing and distribution organizations around the world by streamlining operational efficiency with Enterprise Resource Planning solutions, we take pride in our customers’ aspirations to achieve performance excellence, and dedicate our talented team of experts to help our customers achieve that success.”
About the Awards
The BC Export Awards are the province’s most prestigious awards paying tribute to the success, achievements and innovative approaches of BC’s top exporting companies. Conceived in 1982, the program was initiated by the Ministry of Economic Development to raise the awareness and recognize the contribution that the manufacturing and service sectors were making to the economy of British Columbia. Since that time, the number and categories of the awards have changed and varied, in order to reflect the changes that have taken place in the economy of the province. Business in Vancouver currently organizes the annual event.
The complete list of winners for the 2016 BC Export Awards can be found at: http://www.bcexportawards.com/2016-winners/
About Daiya Foods
Daiya Foods was founded in 2008 out of a love for food and a commitment to healthy living. Today, as an industry leader, Daiya remains passionate about celebrating delicious food that is dairy, gluten and soy free. Its line of premium plant-based foods, like Greek Yogurt Alternatives, Pizzas, Cheezecakes, Cream Cheese Style Spreads, and wonderful cheese alternatives, including Blocks, Shreds and Slices, are available in the dairy case and freezer aisle. Daiya also recently expanded its offerings to include shelf-stable products like its Cheezy Macs and Dairy-Free Dressings. Daiya’s selection of deliciously dairy-free foods can be found in more than 22,000 grocery stores in the U.S., including Whole Foods, Kroger’s, Safeway and Publix, as well as most natural food retailers. For more information about Daiya, please visit www.daiyafoods.com, become a fan on Facebook or follow us on Twitter and Instagram.
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