JUNE 13 - 15, 2017 | WEST HALL, McCORMICK PLACE | CHICAGO, IL

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Reception Honoring Women in Produce

JOIN US ON WEDNESDAY, JUNE 14

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
 

Congratulations to this year’s honoree, Lorelei DiSogra, Ed.D., R.D., Vice President, Nutrition and Health at United Fresh Produce Association. Prior to her decade of service to the industry at United Fresh, Lorelei was the Director of the National 5 A Day Program at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) from 2001-2005, Vice President of Nutrition at Dole Food Company from 1991-2001, and the Director of Intervention for the California 5 A Day Campaign from 1985-1991.   

The annual Reception Honoring Women in Produce is one of the most popular networking events at the United Fresh show. This special reception honors all women working in the produce industry and recognizes one outstanding female industry leader.

This year's reception will be held in McCormick Place West.

Ensure your attendance at this event – register for the All Access Package!  

Sponsored By:
Darrgio    Driscolls                The Packer

Past Women in Produce Honorees

  • Dan’l Mackey Almy, DMA Solutions, Inc.
  • Tonya Antle, Tanimura & Antle
  • Frieda Caplan, Frieda’s, Inc.
  • Karen Caplan, Frieda’s, Inc.
  • Margaret D’Arrigo, Taylor Farms, Inc.
  • Jan DeLyser, California Avocado Commission
  • Jan Fleming, Strube Celery & Vegetable Company
  • Joline Godfrey, An Income of her Own
  • JoAnn Hines, Women in Packaging 
  • Janice Honigberg, Sun Belle, Inc.
  • Lorri Koster, Mann Packing Company
  • Julie Krivanek, Krivanek Consulting Inc.
  • Kathleen Nave, California Table Grape Commission
  • Lisa McNeece Miceli, Grimmway Enterprises Inc.
  • Teri Miller, The Fresh Market
  • Dr. Martha Rhodes-Roberts, Roberts Associates
  • Steffanie Smith, Andrew Smith Company
  • Heather Shavey, Costco Wholesale
  • Mayda Sotomayor-Kirk, Seald Sweet/Greenyard USA
  • Rosemary Talley, Talley Farms
  • Jenney Tenney, The Kroger Company
  • Claire Thornton, The Fresh Approach
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