2013 Award Winning Products

The Ontario Finest Meat Competition™ gives OIMP the opportunity to increase consumer awareness about the phenomenal products our members provide consumers every day, year-round. Award-winning products have been showcased at events like the Premier’s Agri-Food Summit, Queen’s Park Farmers’ Market, Speaker of the House Reception, AOFP MPP Day at Queen’s Park, OIMP Annual Conference, and Grocery Innovations.

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Download a list of the 2013 Winners

Winner Contact Information can be found at bottom of page.

Back Bacon Category
Platinum Award ◆ Franz’s Butchershop – Apple and Cinnamon Back Bacon
Gold Award ◆ Sikorski Sausages Co. Ltd. – Lackschinken
Silver Award ◆ Halenda’s Fine Foods – Roasted Canadian Maple Back Bacon

Beef Deli Roast Category
Platinum Award ◆ Halenda’s Fine Foods – Montreal Smoked Meat
Gold Award ◆ Sikorski Sausages Co. Ltd. – Montreal Smoked Beef
Silver Award ◆ VG Meats – Roast Beef

Black Forest Ham Category
Platinum Award ◆ Sikorski Sausages Co. Ltd. – Grandpa Ham
Gold Award ◆ VG Meats – Black Forest Ham
Gold Award ◆ Halenda’s Fine Foods – Diamond Black Forest Ham
Silver Award ◆ VG Meats – Boneless Country Style Smoked Ham

Cold Cut Category
Platinum Award ◆ Halenda’s Fine Foods – Stuffed Bacon with Paprika
Gold Award ◆ Salumeria Il Tagliere Ltd. – Spalla Di San Secondo
Silver Award ◆ VG Meats – Kielbasa Roll

Dry/Semi Dry Sausage Category
Platinum Award ◆ Salumeria Il Tagliere Ltd. – Artisan Salame Felino
Gold Award ◆ Halenda’s Fine Foods – Sremska
Silver Award ◆ Finest Sausage & Meat – Fine Gypsy Salami

Kielbasa Category
Platinum Award ◆ Sikorski Sausages Co. Ltd. – Garlic Sausage/Swojska
Gold Award ◆ Lavergne Western Beef Inc. – Lavergne’s Kielbasa
Silver Award ◆ Halenda’s Fine Foods – Ham Kobassa

Flavoured Bacon Category
Platinum Award ◆ Franz’s Butcherhop -Franz’s Maple Bacon
Gold Award ◆ Stemmler’s – Smoked Pepper Bacon
Silver Award ◆ Florence Meats – Chi Chi Chipotle Bacon

Poultry Deli Roast Category
Platinum Award ◆ Halenda’s Fine Foods – Hand Carved Turkey Breast
Gold Award ◆ VG Meats – Smoked Turducken
Silver Award ◆ Schinkel’s Legacy- Tuscany Style Chicken

Premium Dry Cured Category
Platinum Award ◆ Salumeria Il Tagliere Ltd. – Artisan Capocollo
Gold Award ◆ Finest Sausage & Meat – European Bacon
Gold Award ◆ Lavergne Western Beef Inc. – Lavergne’s Cold Spiced Bacon
Silver Award ◆ Halenda’s Fine Foods – Necken

Premium Wiener Category
Platinum Award ◆ Stemmler’s – Jumbo Wiener (Pork & Beef)
Gold Award ◆ Schinkel’s Legacy – All Beef Wieners
Silver Award ◆ VG Meats – Beef Wieners

Side Bacon Category
Platinum Award ◆ Sikorski Sausages Co. Ltd. – Wood Smoked Bacon
Gold Award ◆ Metzger Meat Products – Traditional Style Side Bacon
Silver Award ◆ Halenda’s Fine Foods – Smoked Breakfast Bacon

Specialty Cooked and/or Smoked Sausage Category
Platinum Award ◆ Halenda’s Fine Foods – Fiesta Sausage
Gold Award ◆ Franz’s Butchershop – Smoked Sundried Tomato and
Parmesian Turkey Sausage
Silver Award ◆ Seed to Sausage – Jalapeno and Cheese Smokie

Traditional Cooked and/or Smoked Sausage Category
Platinum Award ◆ Sprucedale Quality Meats – Debraziners Smokies
Gold Award ◆ Halenda’s Fine Foods -Kranksa
Silver Award ◆ Sikorski Sausages Co. Ltd. – Hungarian Sausage

Winner Contact Information
Florence Meat Supplies Ltd. – 2136 Speers Road, Oakville, ON
Franz’s Butchershop -172 Lansdowne St. E., Peterborough, ON
Finest Sausage & Meat – 268 Trillium Drive, Kitchener, ON
Halenda’s Fine Foods – 915 Nelson St., Oshawa, ON
Lavergne Western Beef Inc. – 3971 Navan Rd., Orléans, ON
Metzger Meat Products – 180 Brock Ave., Hensall, ON
Salumeria Il Tagliere Ltd. – 16880 Centreville Creek Rd., Caledon, ON
Schinkel’s Legacy -19 Mcgregor Place, RR 4, Chatham, ON
Seed to Sausage – 12821 Highway 38, Titchborne, ON
Sikorski Sausages Co. Ltd. – 41 Childers St., London, ON
Sprucedale Quality Meats – 438 Fourth Ave., Sprucedale, ON
Stemmler Meats – 3031 Lobsinger Line, Heidelberg, ON
VG Meats – 966 Woolen Mill Rd., RR 5, Simcoe, ON