Halendas Serving Mississauga & Etobicoke

Discover Halenda’s Awards

We have won a total of 21 awards in this year’s Royal Agriculture Winter Fair and Reader’s Choice Awards! Learn more below.

Readers' Choice Awards 2021

Halenda’s Fine Foods Awards


2021

Royal Agricultural Winter Fair – Ready-to-Eat Meat Snack

Sausage – Dry/Semi-Dry-Small – Maximum diameter of 20mm

1st Place – Hot Pepperoni Sticks

2nd Place – Habanero Hot Pepperoni Sticks

3rd Place – Salami Sticks

4th Place – Hot Buggy Whips

Sausage – Dry/Semi-Dry-Small – Minimum diameter of 21mm

2nd Place – Hunter Garlic Sausage

3rd Place – Csabai Extra Hot

4th Place – Sremska/Smoked & Dry Cured Pork Sausage

Smoked Sausage – Traditional – Sausage must be traditional in nature and does not contain any non-meat specialty ingredients.

1st Place – Fiesta Garlic Smokie

3rd Place – Kobassa

4th Place – Old Country Kobassa

Readers’ Choice Awards 

Oshawa/Whitby

Diamond Award – Best Butcher/Meat Shop

Diamond Award – Best Delicatessen

Diamond Award – Best Sausage

Diamond Award –  Best Grocery Pick-up & Delivery

Platinum Award – Best Family Business

Platinum Award – Best Independent Grocery Store

Clarington

Diamond Award – Best Butcher/Meat Shop

Diamond Award – Best Delicatessen

Diamond Award –  Best Grocery Pick-up & Delivery

Diamond Award – Best Grocery Store

Diamond Award – Best Independent Grocery Store

Port Perry

Diamond Award –  Best Grocery Pick-up & Delivery

Gold Award – Best Butcher/Meat Shop

2020

Royal Agricultural Winter Fair – Ready-to-Eat Meat Snack

Sausage Format – Dried Cured

1st Place – Hot Pepperettes – Grand Champions

2nd Place – Mild Buggy Whips

4th Place – Hunter Garlic Sausage

5th Place – Mild Pepperettes

6th Place – Spicy Salami Sticks

7th Place – Dry Kabanosy

8th Place – Chorizo Sausage

Sausage Format – Smoked

2nd Place – Fiesta Garlic Smokie

3rd Place – Ham Kobassa

4th Place – Old Country Kobassa

5th Place – All Beef Smoked Sausage

Readers’ Choice Awards 

Diamond Award – Meat/Butcher Store in Oshawa. Whitby & Clarington

Diamond Award – Family Business in Oshawa/Whitby

Diamond Award – Sausage Category – Oshawa/Whitby

Diamond Award – Delicatessen – Oshawa/Whitby

Platinum Award –  Delicatessen – Clarington

Platinum Award – Grocery Store – Clarington

2019

Reader Choice Award – Durham Region

Royal Agricultural Winter Fair – Grand Champions – Ready-to-Eat Meat Snack – Dried and Cured Sausage
1st Place – Spicy Buggy Whips
2nd Place – Hot Pepperettes

Ontario Finest Meat Competition

2019 Platinum – Craft Beer and Cheddar Sausage
2019 Platinum – Montreal Smoked Meat
2019 Platinum – Double Smoked Bacon
2019 Platinum – Craft Beer Bacon
2019 Platinum – Canadian Back Bacon
2019 Platinum – Hand Carved Turkey
2019 Gold – Ham Kobassa
2019 Gold – Necken
2019 Gold- Beet Borscht Sausage
2019 Silver – Mini Dinner Ham
2019 Silver – BBQ Back Bacon

2019 Ron Usborne Award of Excellence
Highest combined score

2017

2017 Platinum – Double Smoked Bacon
2017 Platinum – Montreal Smoked Meat
2017 Platinum – Veal & Chicken Weiner
2017 Gold – Ukrainian Smoked Bacon
2017 Gold – Lacshinkin
2017 Silver – Homestyle Turkey Breast
2017 Silver – Kranska

2017 Diamond Award Winner
Highest score across all categories

2015

2015 Platinum – Ham Kobassa
2015 Platinum – Smoked Bacon
2015 Platinum – Eco Black Forest Ham
2015 Platinum – Koby Dog (Halendas Premium Dogs)
2015 Gold – Peppercorn Peameal
2015 Gold – Mini Dinner Ham
2015 Gold – Fiesta Garlic Smokies
2015 Silver – Double Smoked Breakfast Bacon
2015 Silver – Hunter Sausage
2015 Silver – Country Kobassa
2015 Silver – Jalapeno Sausage (Smoked Sausage)

Award of Excellence 2015 – third consecutive year

2013

2013 Platinum – Stuffed Bacon with Paprika
2013 Platinum – Montreal Smoked Meat
2013 Platinum – Hand Carved Turkey Breast
2013 Platinum – Fiesta Sausage
2013 Gold – Diamond Black Forest Ham
2013 Gold – Sremska Sausage
2013 Gold – Kranska Sausage
2013 Silver – Necken
2013 Silver –Smoked Breakfast Bacon
2013 Silver–Maple Back Bacon
2013 Silver – Ham Kobassa

Award Of Excellence 2013

2011

2011 Platinum – All Beef Suduk
2011 Platinum – Lacshinken
2011 Platinum – Home Style Roasted Turkey Breast
2011 Platinum – Smoked Back Bacon
2011 Gold – Csabai Hot
2011 Gold – Hand Carved Turkey Breast
2011 Gold – Necken
2011 Gold – Smoked Suckling Ham
2011 Silver – Dry Cured Beef
2011 Silver Orange Smokies

Award of Excellence 2011

2011 – Meat Industry Achievement Award

2009

2009 Platinum – Porketta Coldcut
2009 Gold – Smoked Bone-In Pork Chops
2009 Gold – Dinner Sausage
2009 Silver – Double Smoked Kobassa
2009 Silver – Black Forest Ham

 

 

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