Refrigerated & Frozen Foods is now accepting nominations for our 2014 Refrigerated Foods Processor of the Year. This award honors a refrigerated foods Refrigerated Foods POY group shotprocessor for its year-over-year growth and leadership in packaging, food safety, new product development, plant expansions, etc. Submissions due Oct. 1.

Who can submit nomination forms?
Food companies, A/E and design-build firms, suppliers or others qualified to provide a detailed rationale for a particular company or facility.

What is the criteria?
• Must be a U.S. refrigerated foods processor.
• Must show year-over-year growth and leadership in packaging, food safety, plant safety, energy management initiatives, new product development, etc.
• Must allow Refrigerated & Frozen Foods’ editor-in-chief and photographer in facility to tour the plant and take pictures.
• Must be available for executive interviews either in person or by phone/email.
• The winner will receive a plaque, and appear on the cover of our January 2014 issue (both in print and in digital format). The winner will also be promoted in Refrigerated & Frozen Foods’ promo materials and social media channels.

Previous winners include:

Sandridge Food (Dec. 2010)

Blount Fine Foods (Dec. 2011)

ASK Foods, Inc. (Jan. 2013)


What is the overall timeframe?
Oct. 1, 2013 Entries due

October 2013 Final selection of the winner

October/November 2013 Plant visit

January 2014 Featured on the cover of Refrigerated & Frozen Foods


Click here to fill out the nomination form.