Next Generation Award

The Southeast Produce Council is pleased to announce that The Produce News will be sponsoring our second annual award to honor a young person who is the “Next Generation” of produce leaders for our industry.

A committee will choose the winner who will then be notified and honored at Southern Innovations.

Nominations are now being accepted!

The criteria are as follows:

  •  35 years or younger
  • Employed in the produce industry for at least 4 years
  • Member in “Good Standing” of the SEPC*
  • Made a significant contribution to the industry (company)

*To be in “Good Standing”, a member must actively participate in the SEPC by their attendance, contributions, or both and must be included in our Membership Roll.

Note employees of the Southeast Produce Council, the SEPC’s participating sponsors, any contract employees of the SEPC, and members of the immediate family of any such persons are not eligible to be nominated or win the Award. The term “immediate family” includes spouses, siblings, parents, children, grandparents, and grandchildren, whether as “in-laws”, or by current or past marriage(s), adoption, cohabitation or other family extension, and other persons residing at the same household whether or not related.