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Frieda's Celebrates Its 4th Annual Love Your Produce Manager® Day by Moving the Salad Bar to Schools

Frieda's Celebrates Its 4th Annual Love Your Produce Manager® Day by Moving the Salad Bar to Schools

LOS ALAMITOS, CA The results are in for Frieda’s Love Your Produce Manager® Day, with over 40 produce organizations and registered dietitian nutritionists joining the company for its April 2 holiday.

Using the hashtag #LYPM on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram, these organizations drew attention to the exemplary service of men and women in produce departments across the globe.

As a thanks for the produce industry’s participation in raising awareness of this holiday, Frieda’s made a commitment to make a donation to the “Let’s Move Salad Bars to Schools” program on their behalf.

Karen Caplan, President and CEO, Frieda's“We quadrupled last year’s industry participation, going from about 10 organizations to over 40!” said Karen Caplan, President and CEO of Frieda’s. “We are exceedingly proud of our industry and grateful for the level of activity we’ve experienced this year.”

National Love Your Produce Manager® Day’s 2015 participants included:

  • Ambrosia Apples USA
  • Pat Baird, RDN
  • California Giant
  • California Lavash
  • CMI Growers
  • Coast Produce Company
  • Robyn Flipse, MS, RD
  • Fresh Point Inc.
  • Garden Cut
  • Harmony Natural Foods Co-op (Bemidji, MN)
  • Mindy Hermann, MBA, RD
  • Indianapolis Fruit Company
  • Allison Kuhn, RDN
  • Jersey Fresh/State of New Jersey Department of Agriculture
  • Living Earth Natural Food Supermarket (Worcester, MA)
  • Lucky Supermarkets
  • Market Fresh Produce
  • Market Street (Texas)
  • Menomonie Market Food Co-op (Menomonie, WI)
  • Native Sun Jacksonville (Florida)
  • Northern Illinois Food Bank
  • Passion for Nutrition, Independent Health Coach
  • Robin Plotkin, RD, LD
  • Produce For Better Health Foundation
  • Produce For Kids
  • Produce Marketing Association
  • Ravitz Markets
  • Robins Air Force Base Health and Wellness Center (Georgia)
  • Save Mart
  • United Supermarkets
  • Washington Ag Network
  • Windset Farms 

According to a press release, Caplan herself gave a shout-out to her local produce manager at the Ralphs in Seal Beach in a recent blog post.


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