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November 2009

Muir Copper Canyon Farms receives the Silver Platter Award in recognition of dedication and service to the restaurant industry from the Utah Restaurant Association.

October 2009

During its Washington Public Policy Conference in September, the United Fresh Produce Association (UFPA) presented PRO*ACT LLC with the Produce Industry Advocate of the Year Award. The award is presented annually to the UFPA member that has demonstrated outstanding support for the Association’s public policy advocacy and has worked to ensure the advancement of policy objectives with elected leaders and administration officials.

January 2009
On January 22, 2009, Muir Copper Canyon Farms continued its tradition of superior ratings from Cook and Thurber (an international 3rd party food safety auditor) with a score of 95%.

November 2008

MCCF welcomes Mike Muir to his new position as sales manager.  Mike enters produce business in 2000.  Mike loves working with customers on a daily basis and has learned how to handle their unique demands.  Mike graduated in 2005 from the University of Utah, and in 2007 earned a M.B.A. from Westminster College.  Mike now looks forward to continuing to bring the best to our customers for many years to come.

MCCF bids Farewell to Darren Springer a 10 year employee who recently accepted a position as Director of Client Service Systems for PRO*ACT, America’s leading distributor of fresh produce to the foodservice industry. 

July 2008

One of our local suppliers, Beehive Cheese, places First, Second and Third Place at the American Cheese Society Annual Cheese Competition in Chicago, IL on Friday, July 25, 2008.

Beehive Cheese, Barely Buzzed - Espresso and Lavender rubbed placed 1st in the Flavored Cheddar category for the second consecutive year, their Bandaged Promontory with Cajun placed 2nd in the Cheddar Flavored with Pepper category, and their Promontory Smoked with Walnut Shells and Apples placed 3rd in the Smoked Cheeses Open Category from Cow's Milk.

The American Cheese Society celebrated 25 year where 1,149 Cheeses competed representing 181 producers from 30 States and 3 Canadian Provinces. Visit the American Cheese Society for a complete list of winners.

May 2008

Phillip Muir was elected to the Board of Directors of United Fresh Association, at the annual convention in Las Vegas in May 2008.  He will hold an at large seat for the two year term.  United Fresh is the fresh produce industry association.  It has a strong presence on Capitol Hill representing the interests of the fresh fruit and vegetable industry, the fresh-cut processing industry, and agriculture at large.  United Fresh is the gathering place, educational resource, and advocate for growers, shippers, distributors and wholesalers, fresh-cut operators, retailers, foodservice operators, and associated suppliers to the industry.  It is interesting to note that both Phil's father and grandfather served as chairman for the fore runner organization, the United Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Association.  The Muir family has a long legacy of industry service.  Phil was part of the inaugural class of the United Fresh Produce Executive Development Course at Cornell University in 2007.  Congratulations Phil! 

May 2008

We are pleased to announce our recognition as "Best Of State" in the Food Services & Distributors category for the second year in a row.

April 2008

Copper Canyon Farms nominated Chef Jonathon Davey from Brigham Young University has won the 2008 “Produce Excellence in Food Service” award for the Business in Industry & Colleges category. Awarded by United Fresh Produce Association, the industry's leading international trade association.

March 2008
We are pleased to announce our partnership with Caputo's market, importers of fine Eurpoean Cheese and Specialty Foods.

January 2008
On January 22, 2008, Muir Copper Canyon Farms continued its tradition of superior ratings from Cook and Thurber (an international 3rd party food safety auditor) with a score of 95%.

June 2007
Muir Copper Canyon Farms management and staff would like to congratulate Janae Jeffs our Credit Manager for being awarded the 2007 NACM (National Association of Credit Managers) BCS CBF of Excellence Award.

May 2007
Muir Copper Canyon Farms is proud to be recognized as “Best of State” for Food Services & Distributors in Utah for 2007.  Management would like to congratulate all of our employees who go above and beyond expectations on a daily basis and are the reason we received this award.