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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

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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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PMA Applauds Efforts of the Alliance for Food and Farming

Bryan Silbermann, president and CEO of Produce Marketing Association, today issued the following statement in response to the release of the Environmental Working Group’s … Continue reading

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PMA Comments on USDA’s Pesticide Data Program Report

Joe Pezzini, COO of Ocean Mist Farms in Castroville, Calif., member of Produce Marketing Association’s board of directors and chairman of PMA’s Food Safety, … Continue reading

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PMA Foodservice Conference & Expo to Focus on Consumer-Driven Solutions

Produce Marketing Association’s (PMA) Foodservice Conference & Exposition, July 20-22 in Monterey, Calif., USA, combines the essential ingredients to help the foodservice industry understand … Continue reading

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PMA Calls for Industry Leaders to Volunteer

Produce Marketing Association (PMA) is now seeking members from across the global fresh produce supply chain for a variety of volunteer opportunities that will … Continue reading

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PMA in favor of USDA’s Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program

Kathy Means, vice president of government relations and public affairs for Produce Marketing Association (PMA), has issued the following statement in response to the … Continue reading

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The 2012 N.G.A. Show Concludes as the Largest in the Association’s History

The National Grocers Association (N.G.A.) 2012 N.G.A. Show in Las Vegas met important milestones and fulfilling its promise as the place to be “Where … Continue reading

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