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NASFT Announces Winners Of Inaugural Leadership Awards

NEW YORK, Jan. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Association for the Specialty Food Trade, Inc. (NASFT) is pleased to announce the winners of its first annual Leadership Awards honoring outstanding contributions to the specialty food industry and beyond.

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The awards recognize NASFT members who have not only advanced food standards in society, but are making a significant impact through visionary social, economic and environmental efforts. There are three categories: Citizenship, Business Leadership and Vision.  

The winners are:

"The specialty food industry is driven by passionate entrepreneurs who are seeking to make a positive impact on society, whether in their own community, or beyond.  The individuals selected for our first annual Leadership Awards each demonstrate extraordinary efforts that go far beyond creating great food," says NASFT President Ann Daw.

The awards will be presented at the Winter Fancy Food Show in San Francisco on Jan. 22, 2013, following the keynote address by John Mackey, co-founder and co-CEO of Whole Foods Market. Mackey will discuss his new book, Conscious Capitalism: Liberating the Heroic Spirit of Business. The keynote is 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. at Moscone Center.

Nominations for the Leadership Awards were made by members of the NASFT and others in the specialty food industry. The NASFT is a not-for-profit trade association for food artisans, entrepreneurs and importers. A panel of specialty food professionals and industry influencers selected the Leadership Awards honorees from 67 nominations.

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