Perth Markets Ball and Fresh Produce Retailer of the Year Awards 2022
The 2022 Perth Markets Ball and WA Fresh Produce Retailer of the Year Awards were celebrated at Crown Ballroom on Friday 14th October.
After 20 consecutive years the awards continue to gain prestige and desirability among local fresh produce retailers.
The awards are an initiative of Market West, supported by naming rights partner Perth Markets Group Limited for eligible retailers who source high quality, fresh produce from the Perth central markets in Canning Vale.
WA Fresh Produce sourced from the Markets is a vital link in the agricultural supply chain. The industry remains a valuable contributor to the state’s economy, providing high levels of and diverse employment opportunities across a range of industry stakeholders. Quality fresh produce is a key component in the pursuit of a healthy lifestyle, particularly in the current social environment as the community continues to encounter an unprecedented health threat.
The awards are open to all retailers including local independent retailers, small stores and supermarket chains, both metropolitan and regional. 282 nominations were received and judged in 8 categories across a range of stringent criteria.
A near record 573 guests enjoyed a premium food and beverages while the winners were announced. The celebrations included a vibrant ‘Casino Royale – James Bond’ theme.
Winners of the 2022 Fresh Produce Retailer of the Year Awards are:
Fresh Produce Retailer of the Year
Western Growers Fresh
Best Small Store
Lancelin IGA Express
‘A Better Choice’ Retailer of the Year
Tony Ale & Co
Best Fresh Produce Section within a National Supermarket – Metropolitan
Best Fresh Produce Section within a National Supermarket – Regional
Best Fresh Produce Section within an Independent Supermarket – Metropolitan
Fresh Provisions Bicton
Best Fresh Produce Section within an Independent Supermarket – Regional