Tag Archives: PMA

PMA Commits $100,000 to Support Let’s Move Salad Bars to Schools

Produce Marketing Association (PMA), as a member of the National Fruit and Vegetable Alliance (NFVA), has committed $100,000 in support of the Let’s Move … Continue reading

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PMA Produce Pavilion Returns for Second Year at NGA

The Produce Marketing Association (PMA) is once again preparing to partner with the National Grocers Association with an expanded presence at their 2013 show. … Continue reading

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PMA Comments on Proposed Food Safety Rules

Bryan Silbermann, president and CEO of Produce Marketing Association, today issued the following statement in response to the release of the U.S. Food and … Continue reading

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Produce with punch

With a new format and record attendance, the 2012 PMA Fresh Summit was one to remember. Continue reading

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Leadership Symposium Scheduled For January

Senior executives from all segments of the global supply chain who want to recharge their batteries for the new year, strengthen leadership capabilities and … Continue reading

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PMA 2012 Fresh Summit

The 2012 PMA Fresh Summit show was packed with new innovations and ideas — and it had record attendance. Continue reading

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Why I love the produce industry… and a big THANKS!

Two weeks ago growers, manufacturers, buyers, sellers, marketers and associations converged on the Anaheim, California convention center to talk—and taste—produce. The new format of … Continue reading

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Southern California Food Banks to Share Bounty from PMA

Produce suppliers from across the United States and around the world donated an estimated 231,165 pounds of fresh fruit and vegetables to the Second … Continue reading

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Southern California Food Banks to Share Bounty “Harvested” from Produce Industry’s Largest U.S. Trade Show

Produce suppliers from across the United States and around the world donated an estimated 231,165 pounds of fresh fruit and vegetables to the Second … Continue reading

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Anaheim Hosts Largest U.S. Gathering of the Global Fresh Produce Industry

In the midst of a growing wave of public policy and consumer preference emphasizing healthful, high-quality food choices, the world’s fresh produce assembled in … Continue reading

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PBH To Host Supermarket Dietitians at Fresh Summit

Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH) will host 20 supermarket dietitians for a 3-day educational session to be held during PMA’s Fresh Summit in … Continue reading

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Galaxy Nutritional Foods Launches GO Veggie!

Galaxy Nutritional Foods announced it will launch its new grocery store brand, GO Veggie!, at the Produce Marketing Association annual Fresh Summit convention. The … Continue reading

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CPS Research Grants and PMA Food Safety Forums Serve Global Audience

The newly announced $1.8 million Center for Produce Safety (CPS) research grant awards combined with two other Produce Marketing Association (PMA) events offer significant … Continue reading

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PMA and Western Growers Collaborate on Food Safety

Long-time allies Produce Marketing Association (PMA) and Western Growers are now creating a collaboration that will initially focus the two organizations’ resources on fresh … Continue reading

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Produce Powerhouse

PMA Fresh Summit is fast approaching. The industry is poised to put its best foot forward. Continue reading

Posted in 2012 10 Article Archives, Focus on Fresh

Fresh Summit Education Highlights Include “communities of interest”

Attendees of the 2012 Fresh Summit International Convention & Exposition will see key changes to the convention’s educational programming when they gather in California … Continue reading

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Supply chain-wide alliance hosts food safety training for Hawaii produce growers

When growers gather for two food safety workshops to be held in Hawaii later this month, surely the scenery will be exceptional – and … Continue reading

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PMA Impact Award Winners to be Announced Oct. 27 at Fresh Summit

Finalists in the Produce Marketing Association (PMA) 2012 Impact Award: Excellence in Packaging have been chosen. The winners  will be awarded Saturday, Oct. 27 during the breakfast … Continue reading

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PMA Joins “Farm Bill Now” Coalition

Produce Marketing Association has joined a coalition of 39 of the nation’s foremost agricultural organizations in an effort to raise public awareness of the … Continue reading

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PMA to Host Fresh Connections: Yakima

West Coast produce industry members from across the supply chain will have the opportunity to connect and participate in an interactive program designed to … Continue reading

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PMA Foodservice Conference & Expo Advances Healthy, Flavorful Menu Options

The call from consumers and health advocates for healthier menu options for kids and adults was answered by the produce and foodservice supply chains … Continue reading

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United Fresh to Move Forward as Merger Talks End

Statement from David Krause, Chairman of the Board, and Ron Midyett, Chairman-Elect: “Based on input from many of our members, the United Fresh Board … Continue reading

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PMA Statement Regarding the PMA and UFPA merger

Mike O’Brien, co-chair of the joint task force leading Produce Marketing Association’s and United Fresh Produce Association’s merger discussions, today issued the following statement: … Continue reading

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PMA’s new guide offers blueprint for standardizing fresh produce EDI

A new guide created by Produce Marketing Association’s (PMA) Supply Chain Efficiencies Committee is designed specifically to help companies in the fresh produce industry … Continue reading

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PMA Commends Senate’s Passage of the 2012 Farm Bill

Bryan Silbermann, president and CEO of Produce Marketing Association, today issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Senate’s passage of the 2012 … Continue reading

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