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February 01, 2017


Kristen Stevens, COO
Produce for Better Health Foundation
7465 Lancaster Pike
Suite J, 2nd Floor
Hockessin, DE 19707
Fax: 302-235-5555


PBH to Recognize Recipients in April

To continue its longstanding history of identifying and honoring the hard work of industry members, apart from their company, who have gone ‘above and beyond’ in their support of the foundation’s mission, Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH) is pleased to announce the 2016 Supermarket Dietitians of the Year, and Ambassador Excellence Award honorees. 


The Ambassador Excellence Award Honorees were selected from a group of over 30 PBH Ambassadors who have demonstrated the greatest amount of support, in terms of breadth and depth, for PBH throughout 2016.  A PBH Ambassador is an individual passionate about the foundation’s mission and the Fruits & Veggies—More Matters® national health campaign and who are putting this passion to work. 


2016 Ambassador Excellence Award Honorees:

  • Leah Brakke, Black Gold Farms
  • Charlie Eagle, Southern Specialties
  • Greg Johnson, The Packer
  • Kaci Komstadius, Sage Fruit Co., LLC
  • Brian Threlfall, Giorgio Fresh Mushrooms


PBH’s Supermarket Dietitians of the Year award recognizes the top supermarket registered dietitians and/or health and wellness staff for their support of Fruits & Veggies—More Matters and of the collective goal of the increasing the sale and consumption of fruit and vegetables. 


2016 Supermarket Dietitians of the Year:

  • Andie Gonzalez, H-E-B.
  • Molly Hembree, The Little Clinic/Kroger
  • Dana McLaughlin, Inserra Supermarkets
  • Jessica O’Connell, Hannaford Supermarkets
  • Marita Radloff, Robin’s Air Force Base



 Kristen Stevens, Produce for Better Health Foundation - or 302.235.2329, x312

About Produce for Better Health Foundation
Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH) is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) fruit and vegetable education foundation.  Since 1991, PBH works to motivate people to eat more fruits and vegetables to improve public health.  PBH achieves success through industry and government collaboration, first with the 5 A Day program and now with the Fruits & Veggies—More Matters public health initiative.  Fruits & Veggies—More Matters is the nation’s largest public-private, fruit and vegetable nutrition education initiative. To learn more, visit and Follow Fruits & Veggies—More Matters on Facebook or Twitter.

PBH also chairs the National Fruit & Vegetable Alliance (NFVA), consisting of government agencies, non-profit organizations, and industry working to collaboratively and synergistically achieve increased nationwide access and demand for all forms of fruits and vegetables for improved public health.  To learn more, visit

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