Produce for Better Health Announces New Awards and Recognition Platform for Have A Plant™ Promoters
BRENTWOOD, MO - As we all strive to promote healthier lives, people in this industry have each other’s backs. The Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH) is one such company grateful for the influencers and individuals working to advance the greatness of fresh fruits and vegetables. In April, PBH will recognize these leaders who have promoted the Have A Plant™ Movement at its annual awards and recognition luncheon during The Consumer Connection Conference.
“2019 was truly a transformational year with the launch of PBH’s new call-to-action, Have A Plant, and the initial response has been remarkable. Our members, influencer partners, and other industry leaders have been true trailblazers in their support of this important initiative,” stated Wendy Reinhardt Kapsak, MS, RDN, and President and CEO of PBH. “In order to close the consumption gap, it is going to take more than just PBH to make an impact. We want to showcase those who are advancing new fruit and vegetable consumption behaviors as well as the Have A Plant Movement. We encourage everyone who feels they have made a contribution to the cause to apply.”
According to a press release, PBH’s new awards and recognition platform includes:
The Have A Plant Promoter Award recognizes industry, retail, foodservice, and public health organizations that advocated for and amplified the Have A Plant Movement by incorporating it into their promotions and marketing efforts in 2019. Sector/channel award applications include:
- Industry Have A Plant™ Promoter Award Application
- Retail Have A Plant™ Promoter Award Application
- Foodservice Have A Plant™ Promoter Award Application
- Public Health Have A Plant™ Promoter Award Application
The PBH Retail Dietitian of the Year Award recognizes an individual retail dietitian who has gone above and beyond to promote the consumption of fruits and vegetables at his or her retailer.
The PBH Foodservice Leader of the Year Award recognizes an individual volume foodservice professional who has done an exceptional job of promoting increased fruit and vegetable consumption in his or her foodservice operation.
The PBH Influencer of the Year Award recognizes an individual who has gone above and beyond in promoting happier, healthier lives through the consumption of fruits and vegetables by incorporating Have A Plant into their social media, digital, and/or other personal outreach.
The PBH Excellence in Leadership Award recognizes individuals who demonstrate outstanding dedication to the growth of PBH through the advancement of membership, programming, and/or thought leadership.
All applications can be found here and are due by February 1, 2020.
We hope to see some familiar retail and foodservice faces among those awards! To stay up to date on all things produce, keep reading AndNowUKnow.