The deadline is fast approaching for entries for the 2010 Produce Marketing Association’s Impact Awards.

PMA seeks Impact Award entries

The Newark, Del.-based association has simplified the submission process.

Submissions must be received by Aug. 27. There is no entry fee.

The Excellence in Packaging awards will recognize companies leading the way in developing cutting edge solutions for produce and floral packaging, according to a news release.

The four categories are Marketing Excellence, Food Safety Excellence, Supply Chair Efficiency/Functionality Excellence and Sustainability Excellence.

All finalists will be featured in a special area at the association’s Fresh Summit 2010 exposition Oct. 15-18 in Orlando, Fla., according to the release.

The winners will be announced during the breakfast general session on Oct. 16.

For more information, contact Elaine Bange at the association’s office or e-mail