MALAKOFF–Produce Manager at the Brookshire’s Food Store located at 415 W. Royall Blvd., in Malakoff Freddie Dowell, has been named a grand prize finalist in the annual United Fresh Produce Association’s Retail Produce Manager Awards Program.
Of the hundreds of retail produce managers from the U.S. and Canada who were nominated, Dowell was one of 25 selected to receive the honor and one of five exceptional produce managers awarded the grand prize. He was recognized through a virtual conference last week for the United Fresh annual convention.
“Freddie truly embodies our company’s core values, that help drive our mission to create and deliver exceptional experiences and value for our customers,” said Chairman and CEO for Brookshire Grocery Co. Brad Brookshire, “We know Freddie goes above and beyond to take care of our customers every day and we thank him for his service to the Malakoff community. We are very proud of Freddie for this prestigious and well-deserved recognition from United Fresh.”
Dowell joined Brookshire Grocery Co. in 1995 and has served his entire career at the Brookshire’s Food Store in Malakoff. He was promoted to Produce Manager in 2014.
The Retail Produce Manager Award honors outstanding produce managers who set a standard of excellence in the produce department and are committed to serving customers and their communities. This marks the 15th consecutive year that a Brookshire Grocery Co. produce manager has been honored with the United Fresh Produce Association’s Retail Produce Manager Award.