The United Fresh Foundation is accepting nominations for its Retail Produce Managers Award program.

Retail produce managers up for United Fresh awards


Nominations can be made at www.unitedfresh.org/programs/retail_manager_award through Feb. 7, said Patrick Delaney, communications manager.

The contest is offered by the foundation’s Center for Leadership Excellence.

The program will honor 25 store-level retail produce managers at the United Fresh 2011 convention and expo set for May 2-5 in New Orleans.

The winners and their corporate produce directors will get complimentary airfare, hotel accommodations and registrations to United Fresh 2011. At the May 4 awards banquet, five grand prize winners will each get an additional $1,000 cash prize.

Ready Pac Foods has sponsored the awards since 2005.