Peterson Farms Named 2023 Community Builder by United Way of the Lakeshore

April 27, 2023

Peterson Farms Named 2023 Community Builder by United Way of the Lakeshore

SHELBY – Peterson Farms has been named the 2023 Community Builder award recipient by the United Way of the Lakeshore. 

Community Builders support United Way of the Lakeshore through workplace campaigns, volunteering, and much more. Other 2023 Community Builder award recipients include Meijer, GE Aerospace, The Gerber Foundation, SAF Holland, and UA 174 – West Michigan Pipefitter Union. 

“To build a community, it takes a solid foundation, good people, and a strong investment,” said Chief Development Officer of United Way of the Lakeshore J.J. Lewis. “Peterson Farms is being recognized for going above and beyond their philanthropic and impact work this past year.”

“We are honored to be a recipient of the Community Builder award from the United Way of the Lakeshore,” said Chief Executive Officer of Peterson Farms Aaron Peterson. “Peterson Farms takes great pride in investing in our local community through volunteer efforts and partnerships with organizations like the United Way.” 

The celebration and recognition of the 2023 Community Builders, and other award categories, will take place during the Live United Heroes Celebration Thursday, May 4, at 5:30 p.m. at the VanDyk Mortgage Convention Center in Muskegon. To register for the event, or find information on the other awardees and categories, visit https://www.unitedwaylakeshore.org/celebrate

About Peterson Farms Family of Companies: 

Founded in 1984 by Earl and Linda Peterson, the Peterson Farms Family of Companies is dedicated to quality, food safety, and value. Peterson Farms, Inc. is one of North America’s premier fruit processing companies, and serves four core commodities — apples, tart and sweet cherries, and blueberries, to some of the world’s most recognizable brands and demanding industries. Headquartered in Shelby, Peterson Farms operates six SQF-certified facilities encompassing over 2 million square feet of processing and storage space, including individual quick frozen (IQF), fresh apple processing, juice, sauce, controlled atmosphere storage as well as the largest freezer storage facility in the Midwest. Peterson Farms continues to grow by sticking to its founding principles of food safety and reliability.  Peterson Farms has organized the company around those values, investing in new processing technologies and markets along the way. 

 

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