Women in Produce


New this year, United Fresh’s Women In Produce celebration will be taking center stage at the United Fresh 2019 Convention & Expo, elevating the popular education component coupled with celebrating this year’s Women in Produce honoree.

Congratulations to the 2018 Women in Produce Honoree Cindy Jewell, Vice President of Marketing at California Giant Berry Farms! 

Nominations for the 2019 Women in Produce Honoree will be open soon!

The Women in Produce Breakfast General Session will take place on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at 8:30 am during the United Fresh 2019 Convention & Expo in Chicago.

Past Women in Produce Honorees

Dan’l Mackey Almy, DMA Solutions, Inc.
Tonya Antle, Organic Produce Network
Frieda Rapoport Caplan, Frieda’s Inc.
Karen Caplan, Frieda’s, Inc
Margaret D’Arrigo , Taylor Farms, Inc.
Jan DeLyser, California Avocado Commission
Lorelei DiSogra
Jan Fleming, Strube Celery & Vegetable Company
Joline Godfrey, An Income of her Own
JoAnn Hines, Women in Packaging
Janice Honigberg, Sun Belle, Inc.
Lorri Koster, Mann Packing Company
Julie Krivanek, Krivanek Consulting
Teri Miller, The Fresh Market
Lisa McNeece, Grimmway Enterprises Inc.
Kathleen Nave, California Table Grape Commission
Dr. Martha Rhodes-Roberts, Roberts Associates
Steffanie Smith, Andrew Smith Company 
Heather Shavey, Costco Wholesale
Mayda Sotomayor-Kirk, Seald Sweet/Greenyard USA
Rosemary Talley, Talley Farms
Jenney Tenney, The Kroger Company
Claire Thornton, The Fresh Approach

For more information, contact Amanda Griffin, Sr. Director of Education & Member Programs, at 202.303.3412.