Kingsville, Ontario-based JemD Farms received recognition through a local award program, the Business Excellence Awards.

“It is such an honor to have won this award,” Jim DiMenna, president of JemD Farms, said in a news release. “Being recognized by our business neighbors and peers is truly an accomplishment.”

The Business Excellence Awards, which are presented by the Windsor-Essex Regional Chamber of Commerce and the Windsor Star Newspaper, recognize businesses that are successful in spite of challenging economic times.

The annual event gathers business, government and industry leaders.