40 Under 40

Dec 21, 2023
Fruit Growers News honors 40 Under 40 Awards leaders

The Fruit + Vegetable 40 Under 40 Awards honors 40 outstanding individuals making their marks in the industry. The recipients of the award are individuals who are demonstrating involvement, innovation and commitment in the industry.40 Under FORTY logo 2023

 

2023 AWARDS CEREMONY

At the Great Lakes EXPO, Great American Media Services recognized the 40 Under 40 class of 2023. Award recipients were honored on Dec. 5 on the Valent Trade Show stage.

Read more about the class of 2023 winners in the November Fruit Growers News and in the December Vegetable Growers News.

NOMINATIONS NOW OPEN FOR 2024 CLASS

Honor the next generation of leaders through the Fruit + Vegetable 40 Under 40 Awards by submitting an individual making a mark in the industry. Nominations are now being accepted for the 2024 class.

In its eighth year, the Fruit + Vegetable 40 Under 40 Awards will honor 40 outstanding individuals making their marks in the industry. Nominations are encouraged from all segments of the industry: men and women who are demonstrating involvement, innovation and commitment.

The 40 young professionals chosen will represent the best in the industry.

The awards are free to enter and self-nominations are also accepted.

Criteria

  • Under the age of 40 (as of June 10, 2024)
  • Currently employed within the fruit + vegetable industry
  • Demonstrates leadership qualities
  • Strives to propel the industry forward through involvement and innovation

Eligible Candidates

  • Growers
  • Farm Marketers
  • Shippers/Packers
  • Extension Agents
  • Researchers
  • Crop Consultants/Advisors
  • Manufacturers/Suppliers
  • Processors
  • Trade Show Management
  • Association Leaders
  • Government Agencies

Individuals previously nominated, but who did not make the final 40, can be nominated again this year. For more information, visit fruitgrowersnews.com/2024-40-under-40/.




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