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 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.