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   FFVA Honors Meijer As Customer Of The Year
by Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association
Posted: Thursday, October 5, 2017 at 9:05AM EDT

MAITLAND, Fla. - The Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association has presented its Customer of the Year Award to Meijer, a valued partner that has worked with producers to promote Florida products.

The annual award recognizes the important role that food service and retail merchandising play in the promotion and sale of fresh Florida produce. Meijer was a huge supporter of the Florida sweet corn growers this season. 

“Meijer featured fresh Florida sweet corn at an affordable price for the customer that resulted in an outstanding volume movement for the growers and the sales agencies. Meijer ran better ads than any other retailer, and they pushed the produce virtually every week during the harvest season,” the nomination said.

The award was announced at FFVA’s 74th annual convention in Amelia Island on Sept. 27.

The Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association is a full-service organization serving Florida’s grower-shipper community for more than 70 years. FFVA represents a broad range of crops: vegetables, citrus, tropical fruit, berries, sod, sugar cane, tree crops and more. Its mission is to enhance the business and competitive environment for producing and marketing fruits, vegetables and other crops. You can follow FFVA on Facebook and Twitter.

Source: Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association

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