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July 14, 2017

Are You Tracking to be a Champion or Role Model?
Celebrate Fruits & Veggies—More Matters® Month in September
2018 Annual Conference – Save the Date!
July Social Media Posts
Thank You! New and Returning Donors



Are You Tracking to be a Champion or Role Model?


Each year Produce for Better Health Foundation recognizes organizations within the fruit and vegetable industry that help to increase fruit and vegetable consumption - a significant step toward improving the health of America - and support PBH and the Fruits & Veggies-More Matters national health campaign.


To be recognized for your efforts, view our Industry or Retail Role Model and Champion Criteria, and send your information to by December 31, 2015.  All Champions and Role Models will be recognized during our 2018 annual conference, April 4-6, in Scottsdale, AZ. See our 2016 Role Models and Champions


Please contact to find out more about this recognition program and how you can participate. We look forward to hearing from you!


Celebrate Fruits & Veggies—More Matters® Month in September


This September, PBH is celebrating Fruits & Veggies—More Matters month with a Stretch Your Budget theme focused on quick, easy and affordable ways to include more fruits and veggies in daily meals and snacks.  Look for additional information from PBH on this celebratory month in the weeks ahead via email and our social media channels.  All marketing toolkits can be found on the site on the Retail page under the Private Sector tab. 


You can also celebrate Fruits & Veggies—More Matters month by:

  • Linking to from your website and join the 3,000+ sites that already benefit from our fruit and vegetable consumer information portal.
  • Informing your shoppers that September is Fruits & Veggies—More Matters month and encouraging them to eat just one more fruit or vegetable.
  • Leverage PBH’s selection, storage, and preparation tips for more than 100 fruits and vegetables and help shoppers to try a new fruit or vegetable.  This information and more can be found on PBH’s consumer website,
  • Championing a fruit and vegetable challenge for your store associates to see who can eat the most during September.
  • Visiting the PBH Foundation website to sign-up to receive updates.


Make plans now to join in the celebration and don’t forget to tell us - your support counts towards your chain potentially being recognized as a Champion or Role Model for 2017!


2018 Annual Conference – Save the Date!


Mark your calendars for PBH’s 2018 Annual Conference: The Consumer Connection scheduled for April 4-6 in Scottsdale, Arizona at the Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia.  This 5-star hotel, nestled at the base of Camelback Mountain, is an intimate oasis inspired by the exotic locale of Spain’s Andalusia region.  Reminiscent of a picturesque Andalusian village, the resort features arching entryways, tranquil fountains and floral walkways.  


If you haven’t yet attended a PBH Annual Conference, 2018 is the PERFECT time to do so!  Registration opens August, 2017.


July Social Media Posts


Summer is in high gear with trips to the beach, backyard BBQs, vacations, & more! Our social media posts are just what you need for your fans to make their fun in the sun a healthy one!


Thank You! New and Returning Donors


PBH is pleased to recognize the following companies who have contributed their support of the Foundation from May 23, 2017 through June 23, 2017.  Your generous contributions help support PBH’s many activities to increase fruit and vegetable consumption. To find out how you can support PBH, and grow your business in the process, contact the PBH Development Department.


New Donors:
Hess Brothers Fruit Company


Returning Trustees ($10,000+ Contribution):
Avocados from Mexico
Campbell Soup Company
Dole Food Company, Inc.
Pacific Coast Producers


Donors Who Increased Their Annual Contribution:
Crispy Green
Ruiz Sales, Inc.


Returning Donors:
Borton and Sons
Corey Brothers, Inc.
Crunch Pak, L.L.C.
Fowler Bros. Inc.
Great Lakes International Trading, Inc.
Houweling's Tomatoes
Hy-Vee, Inc.
Jasmine Vineyards, Inc.
Little Farm Frozen Foods, Inc.
Maine Farmers Exchange
Mandolini Company, Inc.
Publix Super Markets, Inc.
Raley's Supermarkets
Rigby Produce, Inc.
Stater Brothers Markets
Talley Farms, Inc.
Times Super Markets
U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council
Valley Fig Growers
Walter P. Rawl & Sons, Inc.
Waverly Plastics Company, Inc.
Wholesale Produce Supply Company, Inc.



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