Vic Smith Announced as Grower of the Year Award Recipient; OGS 2021 to Honor “A Grower’s Grower”

November 9, 2021 Organic Produce Network

 The Organic Grower Summit, Presented by Western Growers and the Organic Produce Network will honor long-time organic grower Vic Smith as the recipient of the fourth annual Organic Grower Summit’s Grower of the Year. Smith, CEO of JV Smith Companies, was selected based on his ongoing commitment and dedication to excellence in organic production, organic industry leadership, and innovation.

Retailer Dave Corsi Passes CPS Board Gavel To Grower-Shipper Vic Smith

After two years as chair of Center for Produce Safety’s (CPS) Board of Directors, Wegmans Food Markets’ Dave Corsi has handed the gavel to grower-shipper Vic Smith of J.V. Smith Companies.

Rich Dachman, Vic Smith to Receive Leadership, Collaboration Awards at Fresh Summit

Rich Dachman, CEO at Brighter Bites and former longtime Vice President of Produce at Sysco, will receive the 2019 Robert L. Carey Leadership Award. Vic Smith, CEO of JV Smith Companies, will receive the 2019 Bryan E. Silbermann Collaboration Award.