Seven Produce Innovation Awards Winners were recognized at United Fresh 2019.
This year’s honorees were voted on by show attendees from a total of 48 contestants across seven categories: Best New Food Safety Solution; Best New Fruit Product; Best New Packaging; Best New Packing/Processing Equipment; Best New Vegetable Product; Best New Indoor Growing Technology and Best New Field Technology.
“This year’s Innovation Awards winners won from a field of excellent and qualified competitors,” said
John Toner, United Fresh’s vice president of convention & industry collaboration. “The exceptional
creativity of these seven winners helped them stand out at United Fresh 2019, the home of fresh
The 2019 Produce Innovation Awards winners are as follows:
Best new food safety solution: natures frequencies, Food Freshness Card for Packaging
Best new fruit product: CRUNCH PAK-Peeled, Diced or Sliced Pears
Best new packaging: Del Monte Fresh Produce, Film-sealed Fruit Cups
Best new packing/processing equipment: Fox Solutions, Pouch Bagger
Best new vegetable product: Taylor Farms, Taylor Farms Avocado Ranch Chopped Salad Kit
Best new indoor growing technology: Root AI, Virgo
Best new field technology: RipeTime, RipeTime