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The Packer seeks nominations from the produce industry for its annual Produce Man or Woman of the Year award, presented at the June 10-12 United Fresh Produce Association annual convention in Chicago. 

Please send an e-mail to Editor Tom Karst at [email protected] with the name of your nominee, his or her title and his or her recent accomplishments.

The deadline is Friday, May 24.

The Packer has presented the award annually since 1961.