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 annual Reception Honoring Women in Produce at the United Fresh convention. This year's reception will take place on Wednesday, May 2, 2012 at United Fresh 2012 in Dallas, Texas.
United Fresh invites you to submit your nominations for an exceptional woman in the fresh produce industry.
- For each nomination, please complete a separate nomination form.
- Click here for a nomination form.
- On the form, please provide as much detail as possible to each question, as these will be the basis of consideration for the review committee
- All nominations must be received by Wednesday, March 14th.
For a nomination form click here
Past "Women in Produce" Honorees
Tonya Antle, Tanimura& Antle
Frieda Rapoport Caplan, Frieda’s Inc.
Margaret D’Arrigo, D’Arrigo Brothers of California
Jan DeLyser, California Avocado Commission
Jan Fleming, Strube Celery & Vegetable Company
Janice Honigberg, Sun Belle, Inc.
Lorri Koster, Mann Packing Company
Kathleen Nave, California Table Grape Commission
Dr. Martha Rhodes-Roberts, University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences
Steffanie Smith, River Point Farms, LLC
Heather Shavey, Costco Wholesale
Mayda Sotomayor-Kirk, Seald-Sweet LLC
Rosemary Talley, Talley Farms
Jenney Tenney, The Kroger Company
Thank you in advance for your interest in this event! Please note the nomination information, including nominee names, will only be shared with the review committee. If you have any questions, please contact Angela Bezon Tiwari, United Fresh political affairs manager at email@example.com or 202-303-3416.