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Retail Produce Manager Awards Program


The 2017 Retail Produce Manager Awards Program

Honoring the Best of the Produce Industry’s Front Line 

The United Fresh Retail Produce Manager Awards Program pays special recognition to produce managers on the front lines in supermarkets working every day to increase sales and consumption of fresh fruits and vegetables.

United Fresh Produce Association will honor 25 of the industry’s top retail produce managers for their commitment to fresh produce, innovative merchandising, community service and customer satisfaction.

2017 Award Winners

Luis Fernando AlmadaNorthgate Gonzalez MarketLos Angeles, CA
Mike CaceresHaggen/Albertsons CompaniesOlympia, WA
Mike DavisFoodMaxx/Save Mart CompaniesOroville, CA
John DedieTops Friendly MarketsHenrietta, NY
Michael DyerRaley’sReno, NV
Stefanie GaleanaRoundy’s Pick N SaveAppleton, WI
Albert GarnettStop & Shop/AholdHarwich, MA
Andrew GassSobeysMoncton, NB, Canada
Lou KwisnekBig YNorthampton, MA
Laura LlewellynThe Food Co-opPort Townsend, WA
Dillon MapleHy-Vee, Inc.West Des Moines, IA
Gordon MatthewFred Meyer/KrogerSeattle, WA
Jack MyersWeis Markets, Inc.Bellefonte, PA
Erin NiedbalskiMartin’s Super MarketsSouth Bend, IN
Patrick OdellPrice Chopper/GolubOneonta, NY
Matt PaceLowes Foods Inc.Winston Salem, NC
Stephanie PeterDeCA Commissary Miramar, CA
Jerod ProctorSchnucksSpringfield, IL
Ricky RommellFood LionWallace, NC
Carlo ScafatiMetro Inc.Etobicoke, ON, Canada
Tim SextonHarris TeeterChapel Hill, NC
William StewartFood City/K-VA-TPaintsville, KY
Tim WilsonMeijerGrand Rapids, MI
Bridget WinkelmanCoborn’s Inc.Isanti, MN
David WoodBrookshire Grocery Company El Dorado, AR

Previous Winning Banners2005-2016

Since 2005, nearly 300 produce managers have been honored from more than 90 retail banners. These produce managers represent the BEST of the BEST in our industry. 

A & P
Albertsons Companies
Albrecht’s Sentry Foods
Al’s Supermarkets
Altus AFB Commissary
Andronico’s Community Markets
Artega’s Food Center
Ball Foods
Beale AFB Commissary
Bel Air Markets
Big Y Foods, Inc.
Bi-Lo Markets, LLC
BKT Sentry Foods
Blue Goose Market
Bristol Farms
Brookshire Grocery Company
Buy-Low Foods
Camp Pendleton Commissary
Chief Supermarket, Inc.
Clemens Family Markets
Coborn’s Inc.
Colemans Food Centres
The Common Market
Daniel’s Sentry Store
Dine’ Markets
Food City/K-VA-T Food Stores
Food Lion, LLC
Food Maxx
Food Pride
Frank’s Supermarkets
Ft. Bragg North Commissary
Ft. Worth NAS Commissary
Gelson’s Market
GFF Foods
Grocery Outlet
Hannaford Bros. Company
Harris Teeter Supermarkets
Hugo’s Family Marketplace
Hy-Vee, Inc.
Jewel Osco
King Soopers
King’s Food Markets
The Kroger Company
Lemoore NAS Commissary

Loblaw Companies, Ltd.
Los Angeles AFB Commissary 
Lucky’s Supermarkets
Luke AFB Commissary
Marc’s Stores
Market 32
Market Place
McClellan Comissary
Metcalfe’s Market
MOM’s Organic Market
New River MCAS Commissary
Niemann Foods Inc.
Nob Hill Foods
Northgate González Markets
Oak Point Fresh Market
Ord Community Commissary
Paul’s Food Pride
Payson Market Place
Pick’N Save
Price Chopper
Quality Food Centers
Raley’s Family of Fine Stores
Ray’s Food Place
River Valley Market
Roundy’s Supermarkets
Rouses Supermarkets
Rueben’s County Market
Safeway, Inc.
Save Mart
Schnucks Markets
Smith’s Food & Drug
Spartan Stores
Sunflower Farmers Market
Super 1 Foods
Tops Friendly Market
Travis Air Force Base Commissary
Vashon Thriftway
VG’s Foods
Wal-Mart Stores Inc.
Weis Markets, Inc.
Winn Dixie
Woods Supermarkets

See the Brochure

For questions about the Retail Produce Manager Awards Program, contact Jeff Oberman, Vice President, Trade Relations, at 831.600.8922.

Special thanks to our program sponsor: