Compeer Financial is honored to present the new Food and Agribusiness of the Year award.
This award is intended to recognize organizations in the food processing or commodity processing sector or service related industries like trucking, cold storage or a supplier or servicer to production agriculture who have shown great leadership in the areas of innovation, agricultural advocacy, community outreach, and serving their clients.
Nominations must be for organizations with revenue of $5 million or greater and who do most of their business within Compeer’s 144 county lending service area.
The winner will receive a cash prize of $5,000 and a matching prize of $5,000 will be donated to a local agricultural or food charity of their choosing.
Nominations will be accepted through 5/31/21.
Nominees primary business must be located within Compeer’s 144 county lending service area in Illinois, Minnesota or Wisconsin and must produce gross annual revenue of $5 million or more.
The winner will be announced in the summer of 2021. Businesses may nominate themselves, or be nominated by a client, colleague, partner or acquaintance.
Nominees will be evaluated by a subcommittee of Compeer Financial and ranked based on agricultural leadership and advocacy, innovation, community involvement, perseverance and commitment to the agricultural industry and their clients.