SIGHTINGS

PMA Foundation's 2015 Women's Fresh Perspectives Conference
The PMA Foundation for Industry Talent's Women's Fresh Perspectives Conference took place April 26-28 at Loews Coronado Bay Resort in San Diego. Participants benefited from a powerhouse speaker lineup... Read more
CAC hosts tour of California avocado industry
The California Avocado Commission hosted a media tour April 25-26. It encompassed stops at a leading avocado nursery, a longtime avocado grower and the country's largest packinghouse, giving attendees... Read more
United Fresh president addresses FPFC membership at April 22 luncheon
CERRITOS, CA — Nearly 300 produce professionals packed the Sheraton Cerritos Hotel, here, April 22 for the Fresh Produce & Floral Council’s Southern California Membership Luncheon. Featured speaker... Read more
EPC's April dinner meeting
The Eastern Produce Council held its April dinner meeting Tuesday, April 21, at The Brownstone in Paterson, NJ. The evening, hosted by the South Carolina Department of Agriculture, concluded with... Read more
CPMA's record-breaking show in Montreal
With almost 300 exhibitors occupying 500 exhibit spaces at the Palais de congrès de Montréal in Montreal, the Canadian Produce Marketing Association’s 90th annual convention and trade show April 15-17... Read more
SEPC’s STEP-UPP class
The Southeast Produce Council’s 2015 STEP-UPP class traveled to southern Florida April 7-10 to visit a variety of well-known produce facilities and farms as part of the program’s ongoing learning experience... Read more
PMA Fresh Connections: Retail
More than 150 members of the fresh produce and floral supply chain gathered in Philadelphia in April for Produce Marketing Association Fresh Connections: Retail. The event gave industry members a platform... Read more
EPC's 47th annual dinner dance
The Eastern Produce Council held its 47th annual dinner dance April 11 at the Westmount Country Club in Woodland Park, NJ. The council made three charitable donations and completely surprised one of its... Read more
FPFC holds Northern California Expo
PLEASANTON, CA — The Fresh Produce & Floral Council held its annual Northern California Expo April 8 at the Alameda Fairgrounds, here. The event featured more than 150 booths with over 200 companies... Read more
Viva Fresh a smash hit
AUSTIN, TX — The Viva Fresh Produce Expo “Gateway to the Americas” show, presented March 26-28 by the Texas International Produce Association, was held at the Hilton Hotel in downtown Austin. Even Texas’... Read more