Mucci Farms Celebrates Multiple Awards for Talent and Packaging Innovation

06/12/2024

Kingsville, ON – June 12, 2024 – Mucci Farms, a member of the Cox Farms family of brands, is proud to announce a series of prestigious industry awards from the Canadian Produce Marketing Association (CPMA) and the Association of Registered Graphic Designers (RGD). These accolades recognize the team's commitment to innovation, sustainability and excellence in the greenhouse space.

During this year’s CPMA trade show, dozens of new products competed to be recognized among the show’s most innovative. The new Mucci Farms Paper Bamboo Mesh bag came out on top as CPMA's Best Packaging Innovation. The fully recyclable and Forest Stewardship Council-approved packaging solution ensures optimal product protection, visibility and transport.
The CPMA also recognizes the exceptional work of women in produce each year. Fernanda Albuquerque, packaging development manager at Mucci Farms, was one of ten women to receive the Outstanding Women in Produce Award for her exceptional contributions to the industry. For over a decade, Fernanda has played a crucial role in helping Mucci Farms create more sustainable packaging. Her exceptional knowledge, and willingness to share it with others, have had a profound impact on her colleagues.
This year, Mucci Farms proudly nominated its Brand Promotions Manager, Jenna Peters, to participate in the Passion for Produce Program. Peters is among 20 other rising stars who will participate in a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to expand supply chain knowledge through mentorship and industry events.
Mucci Farms is also thrilled to announce its incredibly talented Creative Design Team was recognized by the Association of Registered Graphic Designers (RGD) with a 2024 In-House Design Award. This prestigious recognition showcases the company's commitment to innovation and creativity across its operations.

By combining a rich history with a forward-thinking approach, Mucci Farms continues to cultivate excellence and shape the future of agriculture. These awards align with Cox's FutureFocus 2034 vision, which aims to grow, transform and diversify the company's businesses while fostering innovation over the next decade.

About Mucci Farms
Mucci Farms is a second-generation fruit and vegetable grower headquartered in Kingsville, Ontario, Canada, with over 60 years of growing experience. Vertically integrated from seed to retail, the company owns and operates greenhouse and warehouse facilities spanning the continent with a mission to deliver the highest quality of fresh produce in the market through innovation at all levels. Committed to executional excellence through a highly collaborative team, the award-winning company is heavily invested in automation and technology, along with world-class research and development to offer consumers the most flavorful varieties in the world. To learn more about Mucci Farms, visit muccifarms.com or find us on all major social media platforms.

About Cox Farms 
Cox Farms is redefining farming and setting the global standard in growing a safe, secure, and responsible food supply capable of feeding a growing population, regardless of calendar or climate. Through our multinational network of indoor farms and consumer brands, including BrightFarms and Mucci Farms, the business is one of the largest greenhouse operators in North America with anticipated revenues approaching $1 billion and a workforce comprising nearly 2,500 dedicated employees. Cox Farms is future-proofing the world of produce with clean, flavorful products serving the biggest names in retail and food service. Owned by Cox Enterprises, a multigenerational family-owned business with a long history in agriculture, Cox Farms represents Cox's commitment to improving the planet and elevating human health. Learn more at CoxFarmsGrowers.com.

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