Mr. Greens celebrates fourth anniversary

DSC02724Mr. Greens, a Miami-based produce distributor, celebrated its fourth anniversary Aug. 19 with an open house at its new six-acre facility in Miami. Among those in attendance was Tomas Regalado, the mayor of Miami.

Brian Allen and Jose Gutierrez, purchasing managers for Mr. Greens Produce.

SpartanNash holds 2015 Holiday Expo

CMSMINNEAPOLIS — Michigan-based SpartanNash held its 2015 Holiday Expo, here, Aug. 26-27 at the downtown convention center for its vendors, independent retailers and corporate stores. Hundreds of exhibitors showcased new products, offered expo specials and networked with grocery store representatives, while attendees took advantage of the exclusive show offerings and placed orders.

Tim Grace, Cheryl Gass and Bill Riddering of Chandler Topic, with Tim Eberle of SpartanNash.

QPMA kicks off 68th annual convention in Quebec City

IMG 6397The Quebec Produce Marketing Association's 68th annual convention kicked off Aug. 20 with the President's Reception, where attendees gathered to network at the historic Musee del'Amerique Francophone chapel. The event was the first in a weekend full of social and business opportunities in beautiful Old Quebec, along the banks of the majestic St. Lawrence River.

Max Mastronardi and Missy Mastronardi of Westmoreland with George Pitsikoulis of Canadawide.

FPFC holds annual golf tournament

11-Robert--LarryThe Fresh Produce & Floral Council held its 23rd annual Southern California Golf Tournament Tuesday, Aug. 25 at the Tustin Ranch Golf Club in Tustin, CA. The sold-out event attracted produce professionals from throughout the state.

Jack Howell and Ron Jackson of Chiquita Fresh North America flank David Martus of Stater Bros. Markets.

Bozzuto's Inc. holds Merchandising Marketplace 2015

buzz1MASHANTUCKET, CT — Bozzuto's Inc. held its Merchandising Marketplace 2015 on Aug. 11-12 at the Fox Tower at Foxwoods, here, with fresh produce well represented, as always. The trade show also included representatives from many sectors of the supermarket.

Headquartered in Cheshire, CT, Bozzuto's Inc. is a total service wholesale distributor of food and household products to retailers in New England, New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Established in 1945, the company is headed by Michael A. Bozzuto, who is chairman, president and chief executive officer.


Doug Stewart of Giorgio Fresh with a package of organic Portabella mushroom caps.