PMG reveals Produce Artist Award Series summer contest results Aug. 19
Have you been enjoying the beautiful display photos we've been sharing on LinkedIn, Facebook and elsewhere this summer? If so, you will not want to miss our Produce Artist Award Series results webinar coming Aug. 19.
We'll be announcing the summer winner of our display contest designed for merchandisers and specialists. We'll also share photos from the top entries and discuss what made the them stand out. We'll also highlight judges' picks for favorite displays overall, plus recognize some produce managers who reached out to share their work.
Our selection committee's names are ones you'll likely recognize, industry veterans who are passionate about merchandising and increasing produce consumption. They also give back to the industry by sharing their expertise regularly in various forums, including in columns for PMG and The Packer.
- Mike O’Brien — President of O’Brien Innovations; Former vice president of produce for Schnuck Markets; 2004 Produce Retailer of the Year.
- Joe Watson — Vice president of membership and engagement for PMA; Former director of produce for Rouses Markets; 2014 Produce Retailer of the Year.
- Armand Lobato — Foodservice promotion director of the Idaho Potato Commission; Formerly a produce category manager, merchandiser and buyer; Longtime columnist for The Packer and PMG.
Thank you for helping us celebrate excellence in produce departments!