Patrick Pelliccione at the House of Commons supporting a better cheese importing system in Canada
On May 4, 2023, Jan K. Overweel’s President, Patrick Pelliccione, testified at the Canadian House of Commons International Trade Committee on the trade barriers faced by Canadian cheese imports and business partners. Watch the full testimony HERE.
SIAL Canada 2023 in Toronto
SIAL Toronto 2023 was a success. Thank you, SIAL Canada , for organizing a rewarding event for all members in the food business. It is always rewarding connecting with fellow food industry professionals. A big thank you to all who visited our booth. We are thankful...
PARM-INENT FIXTURE Italian Food Industry Weathering the Pandemic
Check out this article, written by the insightful Rita DeMontis, National Lifestyle Editor of the Toronto Sun. Featuring President Patrick Pelliccione assuring us the Italian export business is still going strong. The article can be found here.
IGOR Gorgonzola, A Zero Emission Company
IGOR has been certified as ZERO EMISSION COMPANY. This acknowledgement, globally valid thanks to the international reference standard ISO 14064, attests that IGOR reduced the greenhouse gas emissions to zero. This goal has been achieved thanks to energy efficiency...
Let There Be Cheese! Keeping the lines of trade and commerce open between Canada and the EU
In February 2020, our president Patrick Pelliccione along with key members of the International Cheese Council of Canada (ICCC) traveled to The World Trade Organization in Geneva, Switzerland with the goal to improve the workings of Canadian cheese importers with...
Winner! Best Fresh Department Supplier 2019
We are very proud to announce Jan K. Overweel as the selected recipient of United Grocers Inc.’s (UGI) Best Fresh Department Supplier 2019 Award. It is with the hard work and effort that the JKO Sales team across the country has put forward that this award is...
Cremo – Von Mühlenen – World Cheese Awards 2018 Champion
Jan K Overweel would like to extend a heartfelt congratulations to Cremo SA, on their sweeping victory at this year's World Cheese Awards. JKO has the honor of exclusively distributing the long-established Swiss brand of cheeses, Von Mühlenen, for almost two decades...
EMMA®Gnocchi with Quinoa voted Product of The Year!
Try our EMMA® Gnocchi with Quinoa, a better for you addition to our Emma Gnocchi lineup. This delicious potato dumpling pasta was voted Product of the Year 2018 by consumers in the pasta category! Click here to check out this year's winners!
It’s Time to Get Cheesy!
Check out our President Patrick Pelliccione lending his industry expertise to Western Grocer Magazine for a piece on Canada's evolving cheese market! Click the link below for the article: Western Grocer July-August 2018 By Anne-Marie Hardie
What’s new in QA at JKO?
Our JKO warehouse, located at 106 Aviva Park in Woodbridge, is BRC approved for Storage and Distribution as of April 2017. The British Retail Consortium(BRC) is a worldwide standard for food safety and is developed by food industry experts from retailers,...