SUNSET® Wins CPMA Packaging Innovation Award for You Make Me™ Pasta Kits


Wed. April 25th, 2018
- by Robert Schaulis     

KINGSVILLE, ON - SUNSET® is continuing to earn accolades for innovation; the company’s You Make Me™ line of pasta kits secured the Packaging Innovation Award at the CPMA Convention and Trade Show held in Vancouver, Canada, this week—marking the second innovation award that SUNSET has secured this month.

Paul Mastronardi, CEO, Mastronardi Produce

“It is extremely gratifying to earn the approval of our peers here in Canada at the CPMA Convention and Trade Show for our You Make Me pasta kits,” shared CEO Paul Mastronardi. “We were honored to receive the Gateway to Innovation Award at the Viva Fresh Expo in San Antonio, Texas earlier this month for this exciting product, and I look forward to seeing more positive responses in the future.”

SUNSET's You Make Me™ line secured the Packaging Innovation Award at the CPMA Convention and Trade Show held in Vancouver, Canada, this week

SUNSET’s line of four pasta kits were selected from a field of 48 products featured in the CPMA New Product Showcase. SUNSET was selected by a panel of industry leaders—who honored the You Make Me line, according to CPMA, for “taking packaging to the next level.”

Left to right: SUNSET's Vince Filangeri, Chip Wujek, Peppe Bonfiglio, Rich Tiveron, Nancy Pickersgill, and Giuseppe Rubino, alongside Canadian Grocer's Vanessa Peters and Ron Lemaire and Rick Alcocer of the CPMA

According to a press release, the You Make Me pasta kits launched by SUNSET in 2017 were designed to provide busy consumers with a healthy and fast meal solution using fresh produce. Each pasta kit contains fresh SUNSET tomatoes, perfectly portioned pasta, a spice packet, and some come with gourmet infused oil. You Make Me is available in four different flavors, Classic Italian (“You Make Me Fresh”), Spicy Arrabbiata (“You Make Me Hot”), Creamy Parmesan (“You Make Me Blush”) and Cold Pasta Salad (“You Make Me Chill”). Each kit serves dinner for two or makes four sides, and can be prepared in 15 minutes or less.

For more on fresh innovations in the produce industry, keep reading AndNowUKnow.

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