Women in Produce


Each year, United Fresh honors all women working in the produce industry and recognizes one outstanding female industry leader who will be honored at the United Fresh 2016 Reception Honoring Women in Produce, Tuesday, June 21, in Chicago.


The Reception Honoring Women in Produce is one of the most popular networking events at the United Fresh convention and expo. Tickets are required for the event, and are included in the United Fresh 2016 All Access Package or Produce Convention Package

The nomination period has closed. Please check back with us on the Women in Produce Honoree announcement!

Past Women in Produce Honorees

Dan’l Mackey Almy, DMA Solutions, Inc.
Tonya Antle, Tanimura & Antle
Frieda Rapoport Caplan, Frieda’s Inc.
Karen Caplan, Frieda’s, Inc
Margaret D’Arrigo , Taylor Farms, Inc.
Jan DeLyser, California Avocado Commission
Jan Fleming, Strube Celery & Vegetable Company
Janice Honigberg, Sun Belle, Inc.
Lorri Koster, Mann Packing Company
Teri Miller, Delhaize America
Lisa McNeece Miceli, Grimmway Enterprises Inc.
Kathleen Nave, California Table Grape Commission
Dr. Martha Rhodes-Roberts, University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences
Steffanie Smith, Andrew Smith Company 
Heather Shavey, Costco Wholesale
Mayda Sotomayor-Kirk, Seald Sweet International
Rosemary Talley, Talley Farms
Jenney Tenney, The Kroger Company

For more information on Women in Produce, contact Angela Tiwari, Director of Grassroots and Political Action, at 202.303.3416.