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PEI Potato Growers Congratulate Fresh Media on Best of CAMA 2016 Award

Prince Edward Island potato growers are very happy to congratulate Fresh Media of Charlottetown, PEI on winning the award for the best agricultural social media marketing program in Canada in the last year at the Canadian Agri-Marketing Association’s Best of CAMA 2016 Awards on November 4th in Calgary, Alberta.
 
Fresh Media was awarded with the “Best of CAMA 2016 Social Media” award for their ongoing content marketing and social media management for PEI Potatoes.  Focusing on key marketing pillars such as showcasing farm life on the Island, the versatility and variety of potatoes, plus tips, recipes and where-to-buy, the past year saw significant reach and engagement for both Facebook and Twitter. The combined metrics for social media activity resulted in significant increases in the percentage of engaged followers across platforms, highlighted with over 5.3 million impressions last year.
 
“PEI Potatoes has been working with Fresh Media for many years on promotional, social media and design projects”, said Kendra Mills, Marketing Director for the PEI Potato Board. “They understand our unique business and we are so pleased that have been honoured with this award, against some very tough  competition!”
 
“Fresh Media is extremely proud to have won this national award on behalf of the Island’s hardworking farmers”, said Melody Dover, President of Fresh Media. “This recognition is the result of a great partnership with the PEI Potato Growers, sharing their stories, and celebrating our world famous potatoes with consumers across the country.”
 
Other finalists for the award were CropLife International, SaskCanola, and SeCan.  The Canadian Agri-Marketing Association (CAMA) is a network of agricultural marketing and business professionals focused on improving the marketing and communications sector of the industry throughout the value chain.
 
Prince Edward Island Potatoes can be found on Facebook at www.facebook.com/PEIPotatoes, on Twitter at @PEIPotatoes, and on Instagram at @pei_potatoes
 
Prince Edward Island Potatoes are world renowned for the great taste and quality that comes from growing in the unique red soil of PEI.  The Prince Edward Island Potato Board is a producer-controlled organization dedicated to supporting the highest performance of an economically and environmentally sustainable potato industry.