Global Women Fresh are again partnering with FRUIT LOGISTICA to bring their 2nd annual International Awards to the industry.

The “Women of Impact Award” and the “EmpowerHER Company Award” aim to highlight the outstanding work that women and businesses within the fresh produce industry are doing to achieve gender parity around the world.

Through events and global initiatives, Global Women Fresh look to create a positive change in the international community by ‘connecting, inspiring and empowering women in the fresh produce industry’.

Celebrating the impact of women

Nominations for GWF and FRUIT LOGISTICA’s annual awards are now being accepted.

Global Women Fresh say “Chances are you know a woman or a company that is breaking down barriers and lifting up the women around them. Be a part of the global network for change and submit your nomination today!”

The application process will be closed on March 15, 2022 with awards to be presented at FRUIT LOGISTICA 2022 (6-7 April).

For further information on the international awards and the criteria for nomination see the website below.

Jupiter and GWF

In 2021 we were really pleased to share that our Head of Marketing Kirsty Fleetwood joined the Global Women Fresh Board of Directors.

At the time of the announcement, Kirsty said:

“I’m eager to play a role in assisting Global Women Fresh and their key goals moving forward over the coming years, through sharing ideas and collaborating with other women in our industry I’m confident that we can continue to place emphasis on equality in the sector.”

You can find out more on our support of women in the agri-fresh industry in the news section of our website or by signing up to receive our free magazine, Global Roots.

The Jupiter Group is an award-winning fresh produce grower with a simple vision – to be the most transparent company in fresh produce. With a year-round supply and innovative new variety development, Jupiter is hailed as one of the world’s leading fresh produce companies. Beyond their speciality in growing grape and citrus, Jupiter’s expertise also covers avocado, pineapple and kiwi in all formats and sizes across retail, wholesale, and food service businesses globally. Jupiter Group are different because they have digitised their supply chain and control a true seed to shelf process. The result? A consistent, transparent, trusted and traceable supply. On Jupiter’s own farms and those of their growing partners, the way they do business has British standards, global cultural heritage and unrivalled entrepreneurial spirit. Jupiter’s BRCGS AA rated prepared fruit facilities in the UK provide a range of pots, punnets and trays alongside co-branded products such as their Babybel® Light Cheese, Apple & Grapes snack pack. They have ranked consecutively for three years in the prestigious The Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200 for International Growth, most recently at number 17.
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