Tag Archives: Canadian Produce Marketing Association

Canadian Co-ops Join Half Your Plate Program

Canadians will soon find Half Your Plate retail branding in their local co-op store. The 225 stores in the Co-operative Retailing System will be … Continue reading

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Canada Loses Preferred access to the U.S. Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act

On October 1st, 2014 Canada lost preferred access to the United States Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act (PACA). At this point in time the Canadian … Continue reading

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Canadian Produce Industry Could Lose Preferential Status U.S. Markets

Canadian fresh fruit and vegetables suppliers will soon lose preferential status when exporting to the United States, if the Canadian government fails to follow … Continue reading

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Northern exposure

Produce exhibitors at the Canadian Produce Marketing Association annual event had lots to show attendees.  Eager to bring their products to a growing and … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 05 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

How the CPMA Convention and Trade Show is Shaping Up

CPMA’s 89th Annual Convention & Trade Show is less than two weeks away. Taking place in Vancouver from April 2-4, the show highlights what attendees … Continue reading

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Steve Lutz Joins Columbia Marketing International

Columbia Marketing International, an established grower/shipper of premium quality apples, pears and cherries, has hired Steve Lutz as VP of Marketing.  Steve replaces Bob … Continue reading

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PMA Announces New FSMA Webinars

Produce Marketing Association (PMA) is releasing new resources to help the global fresh produce industry understand the U.S. government’s latest proposed rules to implement … Continue reading

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Northward bound

Produce growers and companies are geared up for CPMA with promotions and products for the Canadian market. Continue reading

Posted in 2013 04 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

PTI Comments on Food and Drug Administration’s Product Tracing Pilot

The Produce Traceability Initiative (PTI), designed to help the produce industry maximize the effectiveness of current trac back procedures, is currently developing a response … Continue reading

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CPMA’s 2013 Trade Show may be largest one yet

The Canadian Produce Marketing Association’s (CPMA) Annual Convention & Trade Show will descend upon the Direct Energy Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, April 17-19, … Continue reading

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A Spring Showcase

Retailers are looking north to see what is blooming for spring produce. Continue reading

Posted in 2012 04 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh