Frieda’s Specialty Produce won a design award from the Graphic Design USA Organization for its Stokes Purple Sweet Potato box and label.

The winning package will appear on Graphic Design USA’s website and in the March/April 2013 issue of Graphic Design USA magazine.

“At Frieda’s we encourage creative expression, and we’re so pleased to win this award. We are proud of our in-house creative team, and they are in good company with the many prestigious design firms that are also winners of this award,” said Karen Caplan, president and chief executive officer, Frieda’s Inc, Los Alamitos, Calif.

More than 1,650 entered the contest.