The Specialty Meals Affiliation introduced the winners of its seventh annual 2019 Management Award, Wednesday. Thirty candidates have been nominated by SFA members, however solely three have been chosen by a panel of judges who sit on the SFA’s Corridor of Fame/Lifetime Achievement Committee. The awards are divided into three classes: Citizenship, for enhancing the lives of individuals and communities by advancing environmental and social sustainability data and observe; Imaginative and prescient, for pioneering new approaches, progressive merchandise, and enterprise fashions to set in movement optimistic change and progress; and Enterprise Management, for advancing finest practices throughout the spectrum of workforce points to learn meals business personnel.

2019 Management Award Winners

Citizenship: Lisa Curtis, Kuli Kuli Meals, Oakland, CA – Curtis’ imaginative and prescient led to her firm utilizing the leaves of moringa timber to enhance the lives of girls in West Africa.
Imaginative and prescient: Patrick Mateer, Seal the Seasons, Chapel Hill, NC – Mateer based the corporate to work with smaller farmers and make native meals out there 12 months spherical.
Enterprise Management: Miyoko Schinner, Miyoko’s, Petaluma, CA – Schinner pioneered the plant-based cheese revolution together with her use of know-how.
Extra details about the winners could be discovered right here.

“We’re happy with the good work being executed throughout the specialty meals business. We proceed to positively affect, not simply the meals system, however our communities and world as nicely,” stated Phil Kafarakis, president of the Specialty Meals Affiliation. “From farm to shelf, domestically to internationally, the three entrepreneurs we are going to honor are nice examples of our organizational imaginative and prescient in motion: ‘Shaping the Way forward for Meals.’ We’re excited to share their tales and acknowledge their achievements.”

The awards might be introduced at a particular ceremony and reception for the winners throughout SFA’s 2019 Winter Fancy Meals Present in San Francisco.