Operating according to a sustainable corporate responsibility structure is more than just a report that’s issued every year—for many companies, it’s the only way to do business.

Nominate your company or a refrigerated and/or frozen foods processor/customer/distributor today for Refrigerated & Frozen Foods’ annual Sustainable Processor of the Year award. This award honors a cold food processor-shipper-distributor for year-over-year carbon footprint reduction, including significant supply chain carbon reduction, packaging optimization, energy management initiatives, sustainable efforts and more.

The criteria includes:

• Must be a U.S. refrigerated and/or frozen foods processor.

• Must showcase studies/reports/data of significant sustainable processing. Must provide these stats in the nomination form to be considered.

• Must be available for executive interviews either in person or by phone/email. No plant tour necessary.

• The winner will receive a plaque and appear on the cover of our May 2016 issue (both in print and digital format). The winner will also be promoted in Refrigerated & Frozen Foods’ promo materials and social media channels.

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.

Previous winners include The Schwan Food Co. (2015), Tyson Foods (2014), Hormel Foods Corp. (2013), Pilgrim’s Pride Corp. and Fresh Express (2012) and Butterball and Heinz North America (2011).


CLICK HERE to nominate your company or a customer or to learn more about the criteria. Submissions due March 1, 2016.