You still have time to send us your nomination for the prestigious Canadian Produce Person of the Year for 2017. It will be presented by The Packer’s VP of Produce Shannon Shuman at the Thursday, May 11 annual banquet at the Canadian Produce Marketing Association’s convention in Toronto.

The Packer has presented the award to an outstanding member of the Canadian produce industry annually since 1973.

To make a nomination, click the link here, and fill out the information.

“The Packer’s Produce Person of the Year has been such a joy to present the last few years,” Shuman said. “I know how much it means to the industry here, and we’re proud to give it again this year.”


Mike Furi, manager of procurement for The Grocery People, Edmonton, and CPMA outgoing chairman took home the title last year.