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11/9/172018 Produce Excellence in Foodservice Awards Program Nominations Period Open
11/6/17United Fresh To Present Lifetime Achievement Award to Hugh Topper
10/30/17United Fresh Winter Meeting to Transition to Fresh Start Foundation Annual Conference
10/17/17United Fresh Start Foundation Provides Grants to Ten More Communities
10/11/17Salad Bars Provided to More Than 5,000 Schools
10/10/17Now Accepting Nominations for the 2018 Retail Produce Manager Awards Program
9/18/17United Fresh and Western Growers Team Up To Provide Recall Insurance To Fresh Produce Industry
8/31/17Senator Jeff Flake To Keynote United Fresh Washington Conference
8/25/17United Fresh Releases Q2 2017 FreshFacts on Retail® Report
8/24/17Two-Time Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist Bob Woodward to Keynote Washington Conference
8/22/17United Fresh Names 2017 Family Business Scholarship Winners
8/17/17United Fresh’s Summer 2017 Fresh Insights for Foodservice Report Now Available
8/16/17United Fresh Appoints Senior Director of Health and Wellness
8/3/17Washington Conference Kicks Off With Celebrate Fresh Opening Reception
8/2/17United Fresh Names Mollie Van Lieu as Sr Director of Nutrition Policy
7/11/172017 Caplan Family Business Scholarship Application Period Open
6/26/17United Fresh BrandStorm™ Registration Open and Poster Contest Announced
6/21/17United Fresh Published FreshFacts® on Retail Q1 2017 Edition
6/20/17United Fresh Start Foundation Announces Community Grant Recipients
6/15/17Innovation Award Winners Announced at United Fresh 2017
6/15/17United Fresh Introduces Class 23 of the Produce Industry Leadership Program
6/14/17New SmartFood ExpoTM To Take Center Stage With Other Show Partners in 2018
5/23/17Fresh Insights for Foodservice Spring 2017 Report Now Available
5/22/17Lorelei DiSogra Named 2017 Women In Produce Honoree
5/17/17United Fresh Start Foundation to Host 2017 Tip Murphy Legacy Golf Tournament
5/15/1746 Finalists Demonstrate Innovation in Fresh Produce
5/12/17United Fresh To Recognize Industry Leaders With 2017 FreshTEC and FreshMKT Achievement Awards
5/3/17Lorelei DiSogra Announces Her Retirement from United Fresh
4/26/17United Fresh Member Gives First-hand Perspective on Ag Needs to President Trump and Secretary Perdue
4/24/17United Fresh Congratulates Sonny Perdue on Appointment
4/11/17United FreshMKT Introduces The Organic Showcase
4/10/17United Fresh Announces Nominations for New Board Officers and Directors 2017-2018
4/6/17United Fresh Announces Winners of 10th Annual Produce Excellence in Foodservice Awards
4/6/1720th Anniversary Women in Produce Honor Now Accepting Nominations
4/5/17Find New Technologies From Start-Ups in the FutureTEC Zone at United FreshTEC Expo
4/3/17United Fresh Announces New FreshTEC and FreshMKT Achievement Awards
3/27/17United Fresh Publishes Recall Resource Guide for Industry
3/24/17Public-Private Partnership Helps Launch Salad Bars in Fort Worth Schools
3/7/17New Food Safety Tool for Produce Wholesalers Now Available
3/7/17Ready Pac Foods CEO Tony Sarsam to Keynote FreshMKT Conference
3/6/17United Fresh Announces 2017 Retail Produce Manager Award Winners
3/3/17United Fresh Start Foundation Helps Jump-Start Salad Bars for Alexandria City Public Schools
2/27/17FreshFacts® on Retail 2016 Year in Review Now Available
2/24/17Taylor Farms CEO Bruce Taylor to Keynote FreshTEC Conference
2/9/17Fresh Insights for Foodservice Winter 2017 Report Now Available
2/7/17United Fresh Named One of 50 Fastest Growing Trade Shows in 2016
2/1/17Registration is Open for United Fresh 2017
1/26/17United Fresh Produce Industry Leadership Program Class 23 Nominations Now Being Accepted
1/25/17United Fresh Launches 2017 Produce Industry Compensation Survey
1/24/17Statement of Tom Stenzel on President Trump’s Withdrawal from TPP
1/11/17United Fresh Start Foundation Launches Community Grants Program To Increase Children’s Access To Fresh Produce
1/6/17United Fresh and PMA Seek Public Input on Draft Ethical Charter for Responsible Labor Practices
1/5/17Statement of Tom Stenzel on NASEM’s Review of WIC Food Packages
1/5/17U.S.A.-Canada Bilateral Labeling Guide Now Available
12/15/16United Fresh Start Foundation Donates Salad Bars to 7 East Chicago, IN Schools
12/12/16United Fresh Retains Senior Technology Advisor
12/9/16Statement from Tom Stenzel on USDA Final Rule on Enhanced Retailer Standards in SNAP
12/8/16United Fresh Start Foundation Connects Salad Bar Donors to Sacramento-area Schools
11/30/16United Fresh Releases FreshFacts on Retail Q3 2016 Report
11/21/16United Fresh 2017 Expanding to Meet Market Needs
11/10/16United Fresh to Honor Bruce McEvoy with Lifetime Achievement Award
11/9/16Statement of Robert Guenther, Senior Vice President, Public Policy on the 2016 Election
10/17/16Fresh Insights for Foodservice Fall 2016 Report Now Available
10/11/16Nominations Are Being Accepted for the 2017 Retail Produce Manager Awards Program
10/6/16Two Flint, MI Student Join the Obamas for White House Garden Harvest
10/6/16Nominations Are Being Accepted for the 2017 Produce Excellence in Foodservice Awards Program
10/5/16United Fresh Start Foundation Welcomes Steven Titlebaum as Director of Development
9/30/16United Fresh Start Foundation and Chicago Supporters Tour Schools
9/28/16Statement from Tom Stenzel on FMI’s Decision to Cancel Trade Show
9/26/16More than $30,000 Raised to Support Salad Bars for Schools and Foundation Programs
9/21/16Bayer Invests $20,000 in the United Fresh Start Foundation
9/21/16United Fresh Partners with PACK EXPO International and PMMI
9/20/16United Fresh Releases FreshFacts on Retail Q2 2016 Report
9/15/16United Fresh and PMA Form Joint Working Group on on Listeria Monocytogenes
9/8/16United Fresh Announces Preventive Controls for Human Food Qualified Individual Training Program
9/6/16Tasteful Selections, LLC Receives 2016 Grower Achievement Award
9/1/16Former Secretaries of Ag Advocate for Clinton and Trump at Washington Conference
8/30/16GLOBALG.A.P. and United Fresh Introduce GFSI recognized Produce GAP Harmonized Standards
8/30/16Ambassador Darci Vetter To Keynote Washington Conference
8/29/16Rep. Sam Farr (D-CA) To Be Honored During Washington Conference
8/24/16Statement on FDA’s Deadline Extension for Packinghouses, and Draft Guidance on Industry Classification for Farms and Facilities
8/23/16United Fresh BrandStorm Post-Event Tour to Visit Clif Bar & Company
8/18/16Senator Thom Tillis to Speak at United Fresh Washington Conference
8/15/16DOJ to Discuss Approach to Foodborne Illness Criminal Investigations at United Fresh Event
8/11/16United Fresh Names 2016 Family Business Scholarship Recipients
8/3/16United Fresh Supports #ReasonForReform Immigration Initiative 
7/14/16Statement on House Passage of Roberts-Stabenow GMO Labeling Legislation
7/8/16Statement on Senate Passage of Roberts-Stabenow GMO Labeling Legislation
7/6/16Frank Luntz to Speak at 2016 United Fresh Washington Conference
7/5/162016 Caplan Family Business Scholarship Application Period Open
6/29/16Inaugural Global Cold Chain Expo a Success
6/28/16United Fresh Report Highlights Foodservice Menu Trends for Fresh Produce
6/28/16Brian Wong to Keynote Opening General Session at Second Annual BrandStorm
6/27/16United Fresh Donates 51,710 lbs. of food to Greater Chicago Food Depository
6/22/16United Fresh Announces 2016 Produce Innovation Award Winners
6/22/16United Fresh Introduces Class 22 of the Produce Industry Leadership Program
6/22/16Statement by Tom Stenzel In Presenting 2016 FreshTech Achievement Award
6/22/16New Primer Examines Distribution Options from Fresh Produce at Convenience Stores
6/21/16Dr. Jennifer McEntire Joins United Fresh as Vice President, Food Safety & Technology
6/14/16Robinson Fresh President Jim Lemke to Keynote Global Cold Chain Expo
6/8/16United Fresh Publishes White Paper on Vermont Food Labeling Law
6/8/16United Fresh Releases FreshFacts® on Retail Report 
5/31/16Brand Naming Pro Alexandra Watkins to Keynote at Second Annual Brandstorm
5/24/16United Fresh Start Foundation Joins Urban School Food Alliance & French Dignitaries to Celebrate “Fresh Attitude Week”
5/19/16Stenzel Makes Statement on the House Child Nutrition Reauthorization
5/17/16Ted Wright to Keynote BrandStorm Word of Mouth Marketing General Session 
5/12/16Julie Krivanek to Be Honored at 2016 Reception Honoring Women in Produce
5/10/1649 Finalists Demonstrate Innovation in Fresh Produce
4/22/16United Fresh Start Foundation to Host Tip Murphy Legacy Golf Tournament
4/20/16School Foodservice Program at United Fresh 2016 to Connect Product Industry with School Nutrition Leaders
4/12/16United Fresh Launches New Sales Training Program for Produce Industry Professionals
4/11/16United Fresh Announces Nominations for New Board Officers and Directors for 2016-2017
4/11/16United Fresh Launches Second Annual BrandStorm™
4/6/16United Fresh Announces Nominations Open for FreshTech Achievement Award
4/4/16Fresh Foods: The Retail Revolution to Launch United Fresh 2016
4/1/16United Fresh Recommends Increasing Fruits and Vegetables in WIC
3/31/16United Fresh Report Highlights Foodservice Menu Trends for Fresh Produce
3/28/16Lettuce Entertain You CEO Kevin Brown to Headline United Fresh 2016
3/24/16United Fresh and the International Floriculture Expo Collaborate on the 9th Annual Iron Designer Competition
3/18/16Nominations Now Being Accepted for the 2016 Women in Produce Honoree
3/17/16Tops Markets and United Fresh Start Foundation Celebrate National Nutrition Month by Donating Salad Bars to Buffalo Public Schools
3/16/16Winners of the 9th Annual Produce Excellence in Foodservice Award Are Announced
3/15/16United Fresh Releases Fresh Facts 2015 Year in Review
3/15/16United Fresh Start Foundation Joins Silicon Valley Leaders at 3rd Annual 5K Run to Support Salad Bars for California Schools
3/10/16United Fresh Names 25 Retail Produce Manager Award Honorees
3/3/16Potato Industry Teams with United Fresh Start Foundation to Move Salad Bars to Schools
2/24/16H-E-B President and COO Craig Boyan to Deliver Keynote at United Fresh 2016 Opening General Session
1/28/16United Fresh Now Accepting Applications for 22nd Produce Industry Leadership Program
1/20/16United Fresh Launches Comprehensive Food Safety Training Program
1/19/16Stenzel Makes Statement on Senate Agriculture Committee’s Child Nutrition Bill
1/8/16Fresh Insights for Foodservice Winter 2016 Report Now Available
1/7/16United Fresh Statement on Release of the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans
1/6/16Registration Is Open for United Fresh 2016 Convention and Expo
1/4/16Stenzel Comments on Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Study
12/17/15Rod Hawkes to Speak at Midwinter Leadership Forum
12/15/15United Fresh Retail Trend Report Signals Category and Volume Growth in Q3 2015
12/2/15United Fresh Releases Statement on FAST Act Conference Report and Bill Text
11/13/15United Fresh Comments on FDA’s Produce Safety and Foreign Supplier Verification Rules
11/10/15United Fresh Launches Enhanced Grassroots Website for Produce Industry
11/10/15United Fresh Opposes Legislation to Overhaul FFVP with Processed Fruits and Vegetables
11/6/15United Fresh Statement in Response to Text of TPP Trade Deal Being Made Public
11/5/15United Fresh Statement in Response to House Passing Multi-year Transportation Bill
11/2/15 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award Winners to be Honored at Midwinter Leadership Forum
10/21/15Upcoming United Fresh Recall Ready Workshop Dates Announced
10/20/15United Fresh Releases Q2 2015 Fresh Insights for Foodservice Report
10/20/152016 Produce Excellence in Foodservice Awards Nominations Are Now Open
10/16/152016 Retail Produce Manager Awards Nominations Are Now Open
10/7/15United Fresh Releases Q2 2015 FreshFacts® on Retail Report
9/24/15BridgeWorks’ Phil Gwoke to Present Generational Insights at BrandStorm
9/21/15Stabenow and Perdue to Speak at Washington Conference
9/16/15Frieda Rapoport Caplan Family Business Scholarship Winners
9/9/15Innovation Motivator Leslie Stein to Emcee and Speak at BrandStorm
9/8/15United Fresh Urges Congress to Support Progress for Kids During 2015 Child Nutrition Reauthorization
9/3/15All Harmonized Standards Now Available in Spanish
9/1/15Tip Murphy Golf Tournament Raised $30,000 for the United Fresh Start Foundation
9/1/15Robert Rose to Keynote United Fresh 2015 BrandStorm™
8/24/15United Fresh Celebrates 20 Years of Convening Industry Leaders on Capitol Hill
8/19/15United Fresh Announces New Marketing Event – BrandStorm
8/18/152015 Produce Industry Compensation & Benefits Report Now Available
8/17/15Broker/Shipper Transportation Agreement Template Released
8/17/15Bi-Partisan Congressional Panel Will Address Produce Industry Leaders at United Fresh Washington Conference
7/30/15United Fresh Applauds Introduction of Senate Water Legislation
7/29/15School Nutrition Leaders Prep Produce Industry for Capitol Hill
7/20/15Tucker Carlson to Speak at 2015 United Fresh Washington Conference
7/17/15General Michael Hayden to Speak at 2015 United Fresh Washington Conference
7/16/15United Fresh Hails House Passage of Western Water Act
7/14/15IFPS Re-assigns Price Look-Up Codes
7/6/15Harmonized Food Safety Standards are Now Available in Spanish
7/6/15United Fresh Report Highlights Winter Foodservice Menu Trends
7/1/15United Fresh’s Stenzel, Gombas and Guenther Appointed to USDA Advisory Committees
7/1/15United Fresh Leadership Program’s Class 20 Donates 28 Salad Bars to Schools
6/23/15United Fresh Releases Q1 2015 FreshFacts® on Retail Report
6/16/15United Fresh Introduces Class 21 of the Produce Industry Leadership Program
6/15/15United Fresh 2015 Donates More Than 39,000 Pounds of Produce
6/10/152015 New Product Award Winners Announced
6/3/15Rep. Ryan (D-OH) Introduces Legislation to Expand Produce Industry Efforts for Salad Bars in Schools
5/14/15United Fresh Names 25 Retail Produce Manager Award Honorees
5/11/15United Fresh 2015 New Product Award Finalists Announced
5/11/15Karen Caplan to Be Honored at 2015 Reception Honoring Women in Produce
5/11/15Winners of 8th Annual Produce Excellence in Foodservice Awards Spotlight Fresh Produce
5/7/15United Fresh Supports Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry as it Reauthorizes Child Nutrition Programs
5/6/15Congressman Carter (GA-01) Sees Firsthand How Local Schools Are Meeting School Nutrition Standards
4/28/15United Fresh is Offering a New Recall Ready Seminar
4/27/15The Global Cold Chain Alliance and United Fresh announce the inaugural Global Cold Chain Expo, to be held in June 2016 in Chicago
4/24/15United Fresh Start Foundation to Host 2015 Tip Murphy Legacy Golf Tournament
4/17/15United Fresh Hails Trade Promotion Authority Agreement
4/17/15More Than 1,000 California Schools Have Received Salad Bar Donations from Let’s Move Salad Bars 2 Schools
4/15/15United Fresh Statement: Produce Industry Supports House Education & Workforce Committee Hearing on Child Nutrition Reauthorization
4/14/15United Fresh and the International Floriculture Expo Collaborate on the 8th Annual Iron Designer Competition
4/6/15United Fresh Announces Bill Pool of Wegmans’ Food Markets as the 2015 Technical Award Winner
3/30/15Mike Ditka to Deliver Wednesday Keynote Address at United Fresh 2015
3/23/15United Fresh Announces Learning Center Session Topics for United Fresh 2015
3/20/15United Fresh Announces New Board of Directors
3/18/15R. Guenther Testifies to House Committee on Agriculture on the Importance of Trade to U.S. Agriculture
3/13/15Spanish Post-harvest Operations Harmonized Food Safety Standard Now Available
3/10/15United Fresh Announces Convention Education Super Session Topics
3/9/15United Fresh Launches 2015 Compensation Survey
3/9/15New Resource Builds the Business Case for Produce Sales in Convenient Stores
3/4/15United Fresh to Honor Women In Produce Industry
3/2/15United Fresh Unveils Enhanced Fresh Facts® on Retail Report
2/26/15Roundy’s, Inc. Robert A. Mariano to Deliver Keynote Address at United Fresh 2015
2/24/15Let’s Move Salad Bars to Schools Celebrates 4000th Salad Bar Donation
2/19/15United Fresh Announces 2015 Fresh Impact Tours
2/13/15Fresh Insights for Foodservice Report – 2015 Winter Edition Released
2/2/15Now Accepting Applications for 21st Produce Industry Leadership Program
2/2/15Retail Stars to be Honored at United Fresh 2015
1/29/15Statement on Announcement of SNA’s 2015 Position Paper
1/28/15Chefs to Earn Top Honors for Produce Excellence at United Fresh 2015
1/14/15United Fresh Launches New Logo and Website
1/2/15Official Spanish Version of Post-Harvest Operations Harmonized Standards Now Available 
12/15/14Statement on Passage of the Cromnibus Spending Bill
12/03/14Fresh Produce Volume Remains Steady
12/01/14Supermarket Guru to Showcase Hottest 2015 Food Trends at Midwinter Leadership Forum
11/24/14Mary Coppola Joins United Fresh As Senior Director, Marketing Communications
11/14/14United Fresh Retains Expert Floral Strategist Cindy Hanauer To Help Lead New Floral Membership Programs
10/29/14United Fresh Report Highlights Fall Foodservice Menu Trends for Fresh Produce
10/22/14United Fresh Produce Association Endorses Dan Newhouse for Congress
10/21/14United Fresh to Honor Mike Cavallero With Lifetime Achievement Award
10/15/14Roundy’s Donating Salad Bars to 40 schools in Illinois and Wisconsin to Celebrate National School Lunch Week
10/08/14United Fresh Launches New Floral Membership Category
10/07/14United Fresh Announces Staff Changes to Grow New Foundation, Enhance Member Service
10/01/14United Fresh Receives Top ASAE Honors for Leadership in School Salad Bars Program
09/23/14Fresh and Value-Added Produce Show Dollar Sales Growth at Retail in Q2 2014
09/19/14United Fresh Announces Board of Trustees to Lead the New United Fresh Start Foundation
09/12/14United Fresh Produce Association Honors Paramount Citrus as Industry Advocate of the Year
09/05/14United Fresh Welcomes Sen. Pat Roberts to The Washington Conference
08/28/14United Fresh to Honor Rep. Doc Hastings at The Washington Conference
08/26/14United Fresh Names 2014 Family Business Scholarship Recipients
08/18/14FDA Deputy Commissioner Mike Taylor to Speak at The Washington Conference
08/11/14National Leaders Join to Advocate for Improved School Nutrition at Washington Conference
07/23/14Produce Industry Committed to Helping Schools Meet Fruit and Vegetable Standards
07/14/14United Fresh Foundation Offers Produce Solutions to Schools 2014 School Nutrition Conference
06/25/14United Fresh Foundation Receives Power of A Gold Award for Let’s Move Salad Bars to Schools
06/24/14Pollster and Communications Expert Frank Luntz to Keynote Washington Conference Closing Luncheon
06/20/14United Fresh Report Highlights Summertime Foodservice Menu Trends for Fresh Produce
06/18/14United Fresh Introduces Class 20 of the Produce Industry Leadership Program
06/06/14New Features Enhance United Fresh Washington Conference
05/29/14United Fresh Disappointed in Action by House Appropriations Committee to Roll Back School Nutrition Standards
05/22/14United Fresh Commends Support for School Fruit and Vegetable Standards by Senate Appropriations Committee
05/20/14United Fresh Disappointed in Action by House Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee to Roll Back School Nutrition Standards
05/20/14FreshDirect, Wegmans Food Markets and Pro*Act to Speak at United Fresh 2014 Retail-Foodservice Super Session
05/15/14United Fresh Foundation to Host 2014 Tip Murphy Legacy Golf Tournament
05/08/14United Fresh Names 35 Honorees in 2014 Retail Produce Manager Awards Program
05/01/14United Fresh 2014 New Product Award Finalists Announced
04/30/14Teri Miller to Be Honored at 2014 Reception Honoring Women in Produce
04/16/14Top Chefs Earn Top Honors at United Fresh 2014
04/07/14United Fresh Announces Nominations for New Board Officers and Directors for 2014-2015
04/03/14United Fresh Supports School Food Modernization Act
03/24/14Retail Produce Marketing & Merchandising Conference to Focus on Brand Differentiation to Drive Produce Sales
03/13/14United Fresh Launches “Now Boarding for Chicago”
03/12/14Fresh Produce Sales Up In 2013
03/11/14Publix CEO Ed Crenshaw to Deliver Keynote Address at United Fresh 2014 Opening Breakfast General Session
03/05/14Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton to Deliver Keynote Address at Joint General Session
02/21/14United Fresh Produce Association Supports FDA’s New Timeline for FSMA Rules
02/07/14United Fresh Applauds Signing of Farm Bill
02/04/14United Fresh Produce Association Applauds Senate Farm Bill Passage
01/29/14United Fresh Produce Association Congratulates the House on Passing the Farm Bill
01/28/14Farm Bill Contains Major Advances for Fresh Produce Industry
01/27/14United Fresh Submits Comments to FDA on FSMA Foreign Supplier Verification Rule
01/06/14New Food Safety Guide Helps Fresh Produce Operations Safeguard against Listeria