United Fresh
Innovation Awards application period now open

United Fresh announces the application period is now open for 2018 United Fresh Innovation Awards. Companies are encouraged to nominate their products and solutions in seven categories, including two new categories for 2018 – Best New Indoor Growing Technology and Best New Field Technology – for the winning title which will be announced at United Fresh 2018, June 25-27 in Chicago.

“The fresh produce community is constantly adopting new strategies for growth at an innovative pace,” said United Fresh President & CEO Tom Stenzel. “From new varieties, brands and merchandising solutions, to advancements in automation, growing technologies and more, these awards shine a spotlight on the products and solutions that are driving the industry forward.”

This year’s categories include:
The United Fresh Expos will be open June 26-27. Expo attendees will be able to vote for their favorite United Fresh Innovation Awards finalists in each category during the trade show. Winners will be announced on the trade show floor on Wednesday, June 27. Companies applying for the awards in any category must be a United FreshMKT or United FreshTEC exhibitor to be eligible to participate, Once again, United FreshMKT and United FreshTEC will co-locate with the Global Cold Chain Expo and the International Floriculture Expo, and new this year, the SmartFood Expo focused on fresh, healthy and better-for-you foods. One registration affords you access to all five co-located conferences and expos June 25-27 in Chicago. Registration is available at www.unitedfreshshow.org.

For questions about the United Fresh Innovations Awards or to participate, contact United Fresh Vice President of Conferences and Industry Collaboration John Toner at jtoner@unitedfresh.org or 202-303-3424. 

For more information:
Mary Coppola
United Fresh Produce Association
Tel: +1 (203) 303-3425
mcoppola@unitedfresh.org
www.unitedfresh.org

Publication date: 3/8/2018


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