Awards

40-under-Forty CLASS OF 2021 — RISING STARS OF THE INDUSTRY Posted in: 40 Under 40, Awards, Cover Stories - Winners of our annual 40-Under-Forty awards program should be truly honored because they were chosen by their fellow industry mentors.… ... Read More
Celebrating 35 Years — Vanguards Who Made a Difference: Lynda Resnick Posted in: Awards, Vanguards - Over the course of the year, we pay tribute to 35 living Vanguards and 12 departed heroes. This month's featured… ... Read More
Celebrating 35 Years — Vanguards Who Made a Difference: ED McLAUGHLIN Posted in: Awards, Vanguards - Over the course of the year, we pay tribute to 35 living Vanguards and 12 departed heroes. This month's featured… ... Read More
Celebrating 35 Years — Vanguards Who Made a Difference: JACK PANDOL Posted in: Awards, Vanguards - Over the course of the year, we pay tribute to 35 living Vanguards and 12 departed heroes. This month's featured… ... Read More
Celebrating 35 Years — Vanguards Who Made a Difference: Reggie Griffin Posted in: Awards, Vanguards - Over the course of the year, we pay tribute to 35 living Vanguards and 12 departed heroes. This month's featured… ... Read More
Celebrating 35 Years — Vanguards Who Made a Difference: Frieda Caplan Posted in: Awards, Vanguards - Over the course of the year, we pay tribute to 35 living Vanguards and 12 departed heroes. This month's featured… ... Read More
Celebrating 35 Years — Vanguards Who Made a Difference: Steve Barnard Posted in: Awards, Vanguards - Over the course of the year, we pay tribute to 35 living Vanguards and 12 departed heroes. This month's featured… ... Read More
Celebrating 35 Years: Vanguard Awards Posted in: Awards, Vanguards - Over the course of the year, we pay tribute to 35 living Vanguards and 12 departed heroes. This month’s Vanguards… ... Read More
Celebrating 35 Years — Vanguards Who Made a Difference: Barney McClure and Bruce Taylor Posted in: Awards, Vanguards - Originally printed in the January 2021 issue of Produce Business. Over the course of the year, we pay tribute to… ... Read More
CELEBRATING 35 YEARS: THE VANGUARDS Posted in: Awards, Vanguards - Originally printed in the December 2020 issue of Produce Business. This month, we honor Steve Gallucci (1941–1999), formerly of Wegman’s,… ... Read More
The staff of Food Solutions and its Nutribits division accepted the award at its Mexico office. The 2020 Produce Business Innovation Awards Winners Posted in: Awards, Cover Stories, Innovation - Food Solutions Food Solutions SA de CV, based in Monterrey, Mexico, is this year’s recipient of the Joe Nucci Award… ... Read More
The 2020 Produce Business Innovation Awards Nominees Posted in: Awards, Cover Stories, Innovation - Originally printed in the November 2020 issue of Produce Business. There’s Treasure In Every Innovation With the focus on innovations… ... Read More
2021 Produce Business Marketing Excellence Awards Posted in: Awards, Marketing Excellence - Turn Your Marketing Into An Award Winning Experience Right now, and on through June 21, 2021, we’re taking entries for the 33rd Annual Marketing Excellence… ... Read More
Produce Business Names Winners Of 2019 Marketing Excellence Awards Posted in: Awards, Marketing Excellence - Successful marketing can mean the difference between standing out and just being a placeholder — delivering a healthy bottom line… ... Read More
Class of 2019: 40-Under-Forty Awards Posted in: 40 Under 40, Awards - Honoring the best and brightest young leaders in the produce industry. Winners of our annual 40-Under-Forty awards program should be… ... Read More
FRUIT LOGISTICA INNOVATION AWARDS Posted in: Awards, Fruit Logistica - Originally printed in the March 2019 issue of Produce Business. The 2019 Fruit Logistica Innovation Awards (FLIA) were presented in… ... Read More
30th Annual Marketing Excellence Awards Posted in: Awards, Cover Stories - Originally printed in the August 2018 issue of Produce Business. Winning Strategies Take Flight With today’s emphasis on healthy eating… ... Read More
Winners Hit The Mark 29th Annual Marketing Excellence Awards Posted in: Awards, Marketing Excellence - Winners Hit The Mark 2017 Winners: • Avocados From Mexico • CMI Orchards • California Avocado Commission • Mann Packing… ... Read More
UMASS Dining and Avocados From Mexico Posted in: Awards, Marketing Excellence - Avocado Week and Taste of UMass Objective: To increase the use of Avocados from Mexico within all dining locations through… ... Read More
U.S. Apple Association (USApple) Posted in: Awards, Marketing Excellence - Apples for Education: Buy an Apple, Help a Student Objective: Launch a social cause campaign resonating with both moms and… ... Read More
USA Pears Posted in: Awards, Marketing Excellence - How Do You Anjou? Instagram Contest Objectives: To drive demand for the last pears of the season (Anjou pears), and… ... Read More
Shuman Produce Posted in: Awards, Marketing Excellence - How to Speak Southern Objectives: To promote RealSweet onion brand awareness and acquire email addresses to further engage consumers. Also,… ... Read More
Sakata Seed America Posted in: Awards, Marketing Excellence - Infinite Gold LSL Cantaloupe Launch Campaign Objectives: To educate and excite the trade on the benefits of Infinite Gold LSL… ... Read More
Produce For Kids Posted in: Awards, Marketing Excellence - Power Your Lunchbox Pledge Objective: Encourage families and classrooms to start the school year off on the right foot through… ... Read More
Ocean Mist Farms Posted in: Awards, Marketing Excellence - Be an Artichoke Adventurer Objective: To generate consumer awareness for Ocean Mist Farms artichokes; engage shoppers, artichoke club members and… ... Read More
National Mango Board Posted in: Awards, Marketing Excellence - Scoring Mangoooals for the Win! Objective: To increase mango consumption and strengthen consumer education to break some of the main… ... Read More
The Mushroom Council and Cattlemen’s Beef Board Posted in: Awards, Marketing Excellence - Summer Grilling Promotion Objective: To promote a summer grilling option while increasing produce and veal consumption. Campaign: The Mushroom Council… ... Read More
Litehouse Foods Posted in: Awards, Marketing Excellence - Holidazzle Winter Campaign 2015 Objective: Capture consumers’ attention for Simply Artisan Reserve Cheeses, Litehouse Dressings and Dips, as well as… ... Read More
Idaho Potato Commission Posted in: Awards, Marketing Excellence - The Return of the Idaho Potato Field Force Objectives: The trade initiative aimed to increase retailer support for Idaho potatoes,… ... Read More
Cranberry Marketing Committee Posted in: Awards, Marketing Excellence - Cranberry Friendsgiving Photo Contest Social Media Campaign Objectives: To reach the Millennial audience and drive cranberry consumption, the Cranberry Marketing… ... Read More
Columbia Marketing International Columbia Marketing International Posted in: Awards, Marketing Excellence - I’m Perfect Program Objectives: Columbia Marketing International’s (CMI) imperfect fruit program was designed to make imperfect fruit available to consumers… ... Read More
California Avocado Commission Posted in: Awards, Marketing Excellence - #BigGameAdd Objectives: Encourage retailers to be a part of Super Bowl “buzz” without the enormous expense of advertising. Garner significant… ... Read More
Northgate González Markets Annual Idaho Potato Contest Posted in: Awards, Features, Retail - Retailers get consumers excited by creating a sales-driven product display with custom point-of-sale materials and recipes. Celebrating its 25th anniversary… ... Read More
WAKEFERN/SHOPRITE Supermarkets: Co-opting GREEN the RITE Way Posted in: Annual Retail Sustainability, Awards - Armed with Wakefern’s innovative sustainability platform, ShopRite members champion personal sustainability paths and team up to maximize winning strategies. This… ... Read More
Wegmans Food Markets: Homespun Sustainability Posted in: Annual Retail Sustainability, Awards - Like Amish quilters, Wegmans sews its sustainability tradition into its visionary fabric. Sustainability at Wegmans, a 79-store family chain rooted… ... Read More
SOCIAL SUSTAINABILITY Kroger Empowers and Enables Employees to Engage with Their Communities Posted in: Annual Retail Sustainability, Awards - LAST YEAR, KROGER HIT $90.4 BILLION IN ANNUAL SALES ACROSS TWO-DOZEN BANNERS IN 30-PLUS STATES, EVEN AS IT RAISED SUSTAINABILITY… ... Read More
H-E-B: Partnering For Success Posted in: Annual Retail Sustainability, Awards - H-E-B’s familial tie to its Texan — and Mexican — communities bolsters its sustainability goals and provides a competitive edge.… ... Read More
SAFEWAY GREEN FROM THE GROUND UP Posted in: Annual Retail Sustainability, Awards - About two years ago, Safeway executives had an epiphany. Championed under the umbrella of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), they devised… ... Read More