Jack Rabba is inducted into the Grocery Business Hall of Fame

Mississauga, Ont., June, 2023 – Grocery Business Magazine announced today that Jack Rabba, Founder of Rabba Fine Foods, has been inducted into the Grocery Business Hall of Fame.

The Grocery Business Hall of Fame honours individuals for their outstanding contributions to the grocery industry and to the communities they serve. A total of 30 inductees were selected across four categories representing some of the most influential names in Canadian grocery. Jack Rabba was recognized in the Retailer category.

“I am so very proud to be included among such accomplished peers in the industry,” said Rabba. “This recognition reminds me that no matter what the odds are, you can always find success, especially in a country like Canada, where there is an opportunity to strive for your dreams and make a difference. It’s also an honour that I wish to share with everyone who has worked and continues to work with us to help us serve our neighbours and communities.”

Jack Rabba started Rabba Fine Foods after having immigrated to Canada in the 1960’s. The fact that Jack came from impoverished beginnings and worked for years just to be able to come to Canada makes this achievement all the more remarkable. Jack has left his mark on the Canadian grocery industry and impacted how urban communities think about grocery shopping. The Rabba Fine Foods brand has been indelibly etched into the history of Canada’s grocery industry.

“My father has always been a visionary and pioneer in the grocery industry,” says Rick Rabba, president of Rabba Fine Foods. “His relentless pursuit of excellence and dedication to serving our communities has shaped Rabba Fine Foods into what it is today.”

Jack Rabba, founder of Rabba Fine Foods has been inducted into the Grocery Business Hall of Fame.

The Grocery Business Hall of Fame, established in 2021, aims to acknowledge and honour the achievements of exceptional individuals in the grocery industry, past and present. With its commitment to recognizing outstanding retailers, suppliers, industry stewards, and legends, the Hall of Fame showcases the significant role played by the grocery sector in Canada’s economy and communities. To learn more about the Grocery Business Hall of Fame honourees visit Grocery Business Hall of Fame announces 2023 inductees | News

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About Rabba Fine Foods 

Rabba Fine Foods, a beloved Toronto institution, local market, and convenience store, serves the daily grocery needs of more than 36 neighbourhoods in the central and western parts of the GTA. Open year-round, 24 hours a day, Rabba offers everything you’d expect from your local market – fresh produce, a deli counter, ready-to-eat items, bakery, dairy products and other essential supplies for home or work. A family-run business with roots extending back to 1967, Rabba is committed to serving its neighbours and friends in the GTA and meeting their ever-changing grocery and convenience needs. For more information on Rabba, its Rabba Roots Community Program or any of its locations, visit rabba.com.

For more information:

Dalia Esposito

Torchia Communications

514-654-2635 dalia@torchiacom.com