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September 11, 2017

Celebrate Fruits & Veggies─More Matters® Month!
Free Webcast: Fruit and Veggies in All Forms: Why More Matters Now More than Ever Before
Supermarket Dietitians at PMA Fresh Summit
September Social Media Posts
Mid-Month Twitter Party - "Save the Date"
Thank You! New and Returning Donors



Celebrate Fruits & Veggies─More Matters® Month!


PBH is celebrating Fruits & Veggies—More Matters month with a Stretch Your Budget theme focused on quick, easy and affordable ways to include more fruits and veggies in daily meals and snacks. Look for additional information from PBH on this celebratory month in the weeks ahead via email and our social media channels. All marketing toolkits can be found on the site on the Retail page under the Private Sector tab. You can also celebrate Fruits & Veggies—More Matters month by:


  • Linking to from your website and join the 3,000+ sites that already benefit from our fruit and vegetable consumer information portal.
  • Visiting the PBH Foundation website to sign-up to receive updates.
  • Championing a fruit and vegetable challenge for your store associates to see who can eat the most during September.
  • Informing your shoppers that September is Fruits & Veggies—More Matters month and encouraging them to eat just one more fruit or vegetable.
  • Leverage PBH’s selection, storage, and preparation tips for more than 100 fruits and vegetables and help shoppers to try a new fruit or vegetable. This information and more can be found on PBH’s consumer website,


Make plans now to join in the celebration and don’t forget to tell us — your support counts towards your chain potentially being recognized as a Champion or Role Model for 2017!


Free Webcast: Fruit and Veggies in All Forms: Why More Matters Now More than Ever Before


Join us on Wednesday, September 13th from 1:00-2:00pm EST as we share 2017 research findings on consumer attitudes, beliefs and behaviors related to fruit and vegetable consumption.  Register by visiting  Feel free to contact Allison Kissel if you have any questions.


Supermarket Dietitians at PMA Fresh Summit


For the sixth consecutive year, PBH will host a group of supermarket dietitians, October 18-21, 2017 in New Orleans, LA, at the largest produce trade show in the United States, PMA Fresh Summit! Attendees will engage with their peers and industry leaders to increase retail promotions of all forms of fruits and vegetables with an emphasis on fresh produce. Every supermarket dietitian and retailer will leave this event with promotional ideas and opportunities in fresh, frozen, canned, dried and 100% juice categories for implementation in retail and beyond!  Contact for sponsorship opportunities.


September Social Media Posts


It’s that time of year again -- that’s right, it’s Fruits and Veggies—More Matters® Month! If you’re looking for ways to Stretch Your Food Budget, these social media posts are just what you need!


Mid-Month Twitter Party - "Save the Date"


CAN you believe how great canned fruits and veggies are? Don’t believe us? Join us and Cans Get You Cooking on Wednesday, September 20th at 4pm ET for a MYTHBUSTING Twitter party! #CansGetYouCooking


Thank You! New and Returning Donors


PBH is pleased to recognize the following companies who have contributed their support of the Foundation from July 21, 2017 through September 1, 2017.  Your generous contributions help support PBH’s many activities to increase fruit and vegetable consumption. To find out how you can support PBH, and grow your business in the process, contact the PBH Development Department.



Returning Trustees ($10,000+ Contribution):
American Frozen Food Institute
Can Manufacturers Institute
Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association
Produce Marketing Association
Western Growers


Donors Who Increased Their Annual Contribution:
John E. Ferebee Farming, Inc.


Returning Donors:
Agroamerica Fruit Company
Amigo Farms, Inc.
Bejo Seeds, Inc.
Calavo Growers, Inc.
Grant J. Hunt Company
Indianapolis Fruit Company, Inc.
M. Caratan, Inc. DBA Columbine Vineyards
New York Apple Association, Inc.
New York Apple Sales, Inc.
North Bay Produce, Inc.
Price Chopper Supermarkets
Sakata Seed America, Inc.
Seald Sweet International / Greenyard
Subway Franchise World Headquarters
Tastyfrutti International, Inc.



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