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Sysco gives Taylor Farms top produce supplier award

Sysco Corp. has awarded Taylor Farms, Salinas, Calif., with its top supplier award for fresh produce.

Pennsylvania association awards Kegel’s Produce for food safety

The Pennsylvania Restaurant and Lodging Association has given Kegel’s Produce, Lancaster, Pa., the Excellence in Food Safety Award.

Say Ciao! to Idaho Potato Commission’s display contest

The Idaho Potato Commission is sending a lucky produce manager to Italy as part of its 2020 Potato Lover’s Month Display Contest.

Time Magazine names AeroFarms as a best invention

AeroFarms, the Newark, N.J.-based indoor aeroponic grower of greens and microgreens, has been named as one of Time magazine’s 100 Best Inventions.

Ontario produce honors new, veteran supporters of industry

The Ontario Produce Marketing Association, Toronto, has honored four people who have championed fresh fruits and vegetables for the industry.

US Foods names Lipman as produce supplier of the year

Foodservice distributors US Foods, Rosemont, Ill., has named Lipman Family Farms, Immokalee, Fla., as its 2019 Supplier of the Year for produce.

Chuck Ciruli Jr. named Pillar of the FPAA at annual gala

TUBAC, Ariz. — The Fresh Produce Association of the Americas used to be a local organization, dealing with local problems for the importers when it was called the West Mexico Vegetable Distributors.

Joolies named best first-time exhibitor at Fresh Summit

Los Angeles-based Joolies, an organic medjool date company, won the award for best first-time exhibitor at the Produce Marketing Association’s Fresh Summit.

United Fresh recognizes Emanuel Lazopoulos with ‘lifetime’ award

The United Fresh Produce Association is honoring Emanuel Lazopoulos with its Lifetime Achievement Award in January.

2020 Produce Excellence in Foodservice Awards Program nominations open

United Fresh is accepting nominations for the 2020 Produce Excellence in Foodservice Awards Program.