Tag Archives: Produce Marketing Association

PMA honors Kathleen Merrigan’s Work with the Fresh Produce Industry

Bryan Silbermann, president and CEO of Produce Marketing Association, issued the following statement in response to U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack’s announcement … Continue reading

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Industry Publishes New Cantaloupe Guidance

A new resource, The National Commodity Specific Food Safety Guidelines for Cantaloupes and Netted Melons, is now available to help companies that grow, harvest, sort, … Continue reading

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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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PMA issues call for 2013 Fresh Summit speakers

The Produce Marketing Association (PMA) Fresh Summit Committee is currently accepting applications for the 2013 Fresh Summit educational program. The committee is seeking future-focused … Continue reading

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Owning produce safety: Industry’s commitment to public health

The produce industry takes food safety seriously and will use the recent report on foodborne illness to spur additional research and practical applications to … Continue reading

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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 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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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 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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