SEPTEMBER 8, 2011
The recall involving raw shelled walnuts announced by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) does NOT involve any Amira products. We are continuing to provide our wholesale and retail customers with high quality, safe and nutritious dried fruits and nuts.
Amira, Winner of the 2007 Alpha contest
Montreal, July 3rd 2007- Amira Inc. is proud to announce that it was the recipient of 1st place in the Distribution category of the 2007 Alpha contest, organised by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Ville St-Laurent and Cartierville. This prestigious prize was awarded during the 23rd annual Alpha gala that took place on May 23rd 2007.
The Alpha contest rewards, yearly, small to medium enterprises that, due to their dynamism and performances, have excelled in their field. The consequences of such contest are immense for the participants; not only does it increase the visibility of the enterprise but it helps them to get known, to show their experience and builds confidence and credibility towards their suppliers and customers.
Amira, Inc.: distributor of an exceptional quality of dried fruits and nuts
Founded in 1978 by Sabry and Ragaa Boulos, Amira Inc., specialises in importing food products from the Middle-East and distributing nuts and dried fruits across Canada and the Province of Quebec. Its exclusive selection of dried fruits (strawberries, kiwis, blueberries etc.) makes Amira Inc a unique and innovative enterprise.
Amira Inc was rewarded with this prestigious prize because of its achievements and its successes during 2006: a significant increase in sales, an expansion of its facilities, 25 newly created positions in employment and the reward of an important contract with Sobeys food chain in the Maritimes. In 2006, because of its success, Amira Inc moved to a new facility of 65,000 sq ft in Ville St-Laurent, an investment of more then 3.5 million dollars.
“The success of our enterprise is due to our perseverance, the quality of our products and the constant attention to the satisfaction of our clients.” says Adel Boulos vice-president of Amira Inc. “We are honoured by this reward and would like to thank our employees and everybody that contributed to our success.”
To learn more about Amira Inc variety of nuts and dried fruits visit www.amira.ca or simply purchase one of our many products in your local grocery store.