Blendtek Named Business of the Year by Local Business Community
President Steve Zinger also named Young Entrepreneur of the Year at this year’s Cambridge Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards
Cambridge, ON – March 26, 2018 – Blendtek Fine Ingredients Inc. is honoured to be named Business of the Year in the one to 49 employees category at the Cambridge Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards held March 22, 2018. Steve Zinger, President of Blendtek, was also awarded Young Entrepreneur of the Year for outstanding achievement in building the organization.
“On behalf of the entire Blendtek team, we are beyond honoured and thankful to be named recipients of this year’s Business of the Year in the one to 49 employees category,” said Steve Zinger, President, Blendtek. “As a company rooted in Cambridge with a mission to help fuel food innovation globally, we will continue to work and invest in this community as Cambridge is home to not only economic opportunities and a growing business sector, but also incredible talent and innovative ideas.”
Blendtek is a full-service food ingredients and solutions company based in Cambridge and is led by Steve Zinger, President of Blendtek, and Rob Bianchin, Vice President of Blendtek. The company stays on the cutting edge of changing consumer preferences and industry needs by sourcing innovative ingredients from Canada and around the globe to help customers create nutritionally dense products and serve growing niche markets. Blendtek is proud to have a 100% employee retention rate and has doubled in employees since establishing in 2014.
The Business of the Year award in the one to 49 employees category recognizes good corporate citizenship and an organization that exhibits a competitive edge through technological innovation in several areas including products and services, customer service, workplace environment and others.
The Young Entrepreneur of the Year award is given to an individual who has ultimate control over the business organization, leaving all the risk of success or failure in their hands. “I learned at a very young age that the possibilities are endless and that incredible things can happen when you build a company for the right reasons and focus on your people, the community and the environment,” said Steve Zinger, President, Blendtek Fine Ingredients. “I see where Blendtek is today as a fraction of where we are going as a team, family and organization.”
Blendtek is a premier food ingredients and solutions company with a mission to challenge expectations and help fuel food innovation globally. As a trusted source for innovators, Blendtek supplies high quality food ingredients and solutions ranging from the basics to the inspired such as specialty flours, gluten free products, natural extracts and sweeteners, alternative protein sources, functional food systems, proprietary blends and much more. For more information visit www.blendtek.com.
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