HOOVER HONOREES

WASHINGTON -- The annual Herbert Hoover Award, the most prestigious prize given by Food Distributors International, Falls Church, Va., hasn't been handed to more than one person a year since 1965. But last week two executives received the honor for 1997.e last week.The award, first given in 1961, honors integrity and distinguished contributions to the food industry and society.In accepting the honor,

WASHINGTON -- The annual Herbert Hoover Award, the most prestigious prize given by Food Distributors International, Falls Church, Va., hasn't been handed to more than one person a year since 1965. But last week two executives received the honor for 1997.

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