Woolworths Trade Partner of the Year Awards 2023

The annual Woolworths Trade Partner of the Year Awards were held on Tuesday 5th December and Mitolo Family Farms of Virginia, South Australia have won both the Fruit & Vegetable Trade Partner of the Year and the coveted Trade Partner of the Year Award, the latter being awarded for the top trade partner across all supermarket categories!

Mitolo Family Farms Group Managing Director, Frank Mitolo, says “we are thrilled to be recognised by Woolworths in not only such an important category, but as their number one trade partner overall. We are very proud of the work we have done, to deliver on our commitment to bringing the highest quality produce into the households of all Australians. It’s a huge achievement and a testament to our team’s dedication and hard work!

We would like to thank Paul Harker, Paul Turner, Cormac Deery, Yoke-Mei Chee, Jarrod Bow, Sandra Sas & Simba Mashingaidze for their support in partnering with us to help drive the category.”

Woolworths Chief Commercial Officer, Paul Harker said: “I’m incredibly pleased to see a long-standing partner of ours recognised for their dedication and commitment to our shared customers. The team at Mitolo Family Farms exemplifies a true trade partner with deep collaboration, customer insights and category innovation to help us bring new varieties of fresh produce to market.”

Frank Mitolo, John Tselekidis, and Deb Authers attended the awards at the International Convention Centre in Sydney, and proudly accepted the awards on behalf of the entire Mitolo Family Farms family.