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United Fresh Reception Honoring Women in Produce

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CHICAGO — Veteran industry consultant and leadership guru Julie Krivanek was honored for her achievements at the United Fresh 2016 Women in Produce reception, held as part of the organization's annual convention here June 20-24.

Then a highly successful consultant in the mining industry, Krivanek made her debut in the produce industry as keynote speaker for the newly formed United Fresh Produce Industry Leadership Program in 1995. The president of Krivanek Consulting Inc., she has served United Fresh as a leadership and business expert for two decades.

The Produce News was there and caught up with Krivanek — and some peers and protégés — for a recap of her contributions to the industry.

Look for more in our United Fresh video series next week.

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