KELOWNA, BC, Jun 01, 2004 -- Sun-Rype Products Ltd. has won three New Products Awards at this year's annual Canadian Council of Grocery Distributors Conference for its line of Fruit &Veggie 100% juices.
Launched in April 2003, Sun-Rype Fruit & Veggie juices are 100% fruit and vegetable juice blends that offer 2 full servings of fruit and vegetables in every 250 ml serving and are available in 3 varieties.
Sun-Rype Fruit &Veggie 100% Juices won 3 distinct awards including the category award for beverages and two other special awards, the first of which is the Healthy Innovation New Product Award. This award is new to the roster this year and was created by The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada's Health Check TM program and the CGPNPA to highlight the food industry's commitment to bringing more healthy choices to the Canadian market. The second special award is the All Canadian Award which celebrates the best new product that is uniquely Canadian made and manufactured.
The Awards were presented May 30th at the Canadian Grand Prix Awards Gala during the Canadian Council of Grocery Distributors'National Conference in Banff, Alberta. The Canadian Grand Prix New Product Awards (CGPNPA) is a prestigious national industry awards program which celebrates innovation and excellence in new food and consumer products.
Sun-Rype Products Ltd., based in Kelowna, BC, is a manufacturer of fruit- based food and beverage products that markets a variety of juice and snack food products, including Blue Label 100% Pure Apple Juice and Fruit to Go 100% fruit snacks, under the Sun-Rype brand. Sun-Rype is a publicly traded Canadian company with its common shares listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol SRF.