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Kingsville, Ontario – (March 7, 2019) – Red Sun Farms is proud to announce that it has been named one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies. This makes it the seventh consecutive year that Red Sun Farms has received this recognition, giving the organization the prestigious Platinum Club Status.

Recipients are evaluated by overall business performance and sustained growth with the prestigious Canada’s Best Managed Companies designation. The 2019 Best Managed program award winners are amongst the best-in-class of Canadian-owned and managed companies with revenues over $15 million demonstrating strategy, capability, and commitment to achieve sustainable growth. 

According to Red Sun Farms CEO of the USA and Canada Operations Carlos Visconti, “This recognition is a reflection of our core values as an organization; Accountability, Collaboration, Trust and Innovation.  Our Red Sun family exudes these values in all aspects of our operations. This recognition reaffirms our position as a leader in the produce industry.”

Now in its 26th year, Canada’s Best Managed Companies is one of the country’s leading business awards programs recognizing Canadian-owned and managed companies for innovative, world-class business practices. Every year, hundreds of entrepreneurial companies compete for this designation in a rigorous and independent process that evaluates the caliber of their management abilities and practices.

 “Best Managed Platinum winners have exceptional insights and knowledge into business management practices. They are an inspiration and really take their game to a new level,” says Peter Brown, Partner, Deloitte and Co-Leader, Canada’s Best Managed Companies program.

2019 winners of Canada’s Best Managed Companies award will be honored at the annual Canada’s Best Managed Companies gala in Toronto on April 17, 2019.  On the same date, the Best Managed symposium will address leading-edge business issues that are key to the success of today’s business leaders.


About Red Sun Farms

Red Sun Farms is proud to be one of the largest vertically integrated North American Greenhouse growers, ensuring control over every step of the supply chain.   Red Sun Farms owns greenhouses in Mexico, the USA, and Canada.  Quality is maintained throughout seed selection, propagation, growing, harvesting, packaging, and transportation to their partner’s stores.  When you buy from Red Sun Farms, you are buying directly from the grower.

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About Canada’s Best Managed Companies

Canada's Best Managed Companies continues to be the mark of excellence for Canadian-owned and managed companies with revenues over $15 million. Every year since the launch of the program in 1993, hundreds of entrepreneurial companies have competed for this designation in a rigorous and independent process that evaluates their management skills and practices. The awards are granted on four levels: 1) Canada’s Best Managed Companies new winner (one of the new winners selected each year); 2) Canada’s Best Managed Companies winner (award recipients that have re-applied and successfully retained their Best Managed designation for two additional years, subject to annual operational and financial review); 3) Gold Standard winner (after three consecutive years of maintaining their Best Managed status, these winners have demonstrated their commitment to the program and successfully retained their award for 4-6 consecutive years); 4) Platinum Club member (winners that have maintained their Best Managed status for seven years or more). Program sponsors are Deloitte Private, CIBC, Canadian Business, Smith School of Business, and TMX Group. For more information, visit

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