WP Griffin on Maritime Made TV
Thursday June 14, 2018
Tour our potato wash plant and see how potatoes are washed, sorted and packaged in various bags, boxes and trays.
Children's Hospital-2018-Dig In Do Good
Saturday May 12, 2018
The DigInDoGood campaign was created in partnership with the Grocery Foundation of Atlantic Canada, Sobeys & WP Griffin. Specially marked bags of PEi Potatoes were sold across Atlantic Canada at Sobeys, Foodland & participating Co-op stores. A portion of the sales was donated to the Grocery Foundation of Atlantic Canada which in turn distribute the funds to the three Children's Hospitals in Atlantic Canada. On May 12, 2018 John Griffin, President of WP Griffin Inc. presented a cheque for $32,732.
ABM Hall Of Fame Award
Wednesday May 9, 2018
On Wednesday, May 9th at the Atlantic Business Magazine (ABM) awards dinner in Halifax John Griffin was presented with the ABM Business Hall of Fame award by Hubert Hutton, publisher of the ABM. In 2005, Atlantic Business Magazine launched its Top 50 CEO legacy program: the Hall of Fame awards. Induction to the prestigious Top 50 CEO Hall of Fame is restricted to five-time Top 50 CEO award winners. Congratulations, John!
Cheque Presentation to the Canadian Potato Museum
Tuesday April 24, 2018
The Canadian Potato Museum continues to showcase our Island History and agriculture. This year we were proud to present the museum with a cheque for $15,655. With a 6 year total of 760,620 bags or 7,606,200 lbs our grand total donation is $190,155.00 Additional sponsors included Sobeys, PEI Potato Board, and the Holman Grand Hotel.
Jackie Gallant Recognised for 50 years of Service
Monday January 15, 2018
Jackie Gallant was recognised recently for 50 years of service with W.P. Griffin Inc. Jackie started working for Wilfred Griffin in 1967. Jackie and his wife Miriam raised 3 children. They both enjoy spending time with family and are looking forward to retirement. The Griffin Family is proud and honoured to celebrate this occasion with Gallant's.
A Dunn Family Tradition
Sunday October 15, 2017
The Dunn Family was recently recognised by W.P. Griffin Inc. for having 3 generations of the family working at the same time. Charlie Dunn (right) started working for Wilfred Griffin in 1965. His father Merrill Dunn and brother Wayne also worked for the Griffin's. Charlie's son Kory (middle) started working for the Griffin's in 2012. Charlie's grandson Cody (left) started working for Griffin's in 2017. Cody stated that "it's what he always wanted to do." The Griffin family is proud and honoured to have the 3 generations of Dunn's working side by side with the rest of the Griffin family and staff.