Padilla and FoodMinds earn Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) New York Award


The Public Relations Society of America-New York Chapter (PRSA-NY) recognized Padilla and its FoodMinds division – along with client Produce for Better Health (PBH) – with a 2020 Big Apple Award.

The campaign, “A Recipe for Success: Fruits and Veggies Are Key Ingredients for Healthier, Happier Lives,” won the Integrated Communications – Government, Associations and Nonprofit Organizations category.

PBH is the only national, nonprofit organization dedicated to helping consumers live happier, healthier lives by eating more fruits and vegetables, including fresh, frozen, canned, dried and 100% juice, every single day.

For the first time in its 33-year history, the Big Apple Awards were held as a virtual experience from Saturday, September 26 – Thursday, October 1, 2020. For a complete list of 2020 Big Apple Award winners and honorable mentions, visit

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