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Picabo Street addresses Southern Roots luncheon
ORLANDO, FL — Picabo Street, World Cup Alpine skier and Olympic gold and silver medalist, spoke Thursday, Feb. 26, at the Southern Roots luncheon, one of many events of the Southeast Produce Council's... Read more
NEPC's annual dinner dance
The New England Produce Council held its annual dinner dance gala — with the theme Moonlight Garden — at the Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel in Boston. This year's event was especially memorable, as 2015 marks... Read more
FPFC meets in Northern California
The Fresh Produce & Floral Council held its semi-annual Northern California luncheon meeting Feb. 19 at the Castlewood Country Club in Pleasanton. The event drew a crowd to listen to a keynote address... Read more
NWA kicks off 101st convention
The National Watermelon Association kicked off its 101st annual convention with a welcome reception and dinner Feb. 17 at the La Quinta Resort in La Quinta, CA. Attendees enjoyed cocktails and watermelon-inspired... Read more
A milestone at combined 2015 New Jersey conventions
ATLANTIC CITY, NJ — Agricultural interests across the Garden State gathered at the Tropicana Casino & Resort here Feb. 3-5 for a true milestone: New Jersey's 100th State Agricultural Convention. This... Read more
PMA Tech Talks highlights new technology, embraces change
CHARLOTTE, NC — About 75 industry professionals from 10 states gathered here Feb. 4 for PMA Tech Talks to learn about emerging technology. “Food production needs to go up 70 percent in the next 10 years,... Read more
Vidalia Onion Banquet & Awards Ceremony
Vidalia onion growers and industry affiliates packed the Hawk’s Point Country Club in Vidalia, GA, Feb. 7 for the Vidalia Onion Committee’s annual Denim & Diamonds Banquet & Awards Ceremony, celebrating... Read more
Kings Food Markets celebrates latest grand reopening
Hillsdale, NJ — Kings Food Markets, an upscale chain serving customers throughout New Jersey, New York and Conneticut, debuted its newly renovated location, here, on Feb. 6 with the help of Kings’ President... Read more
FPFC meets in Southern California
On Wednesday, Feb. 4, the Fresh Produce & Floral Council held one of its regular bi-monthly luncheon meetings at the Sheraton in Cerritos, CA. Close to 300 people enjoyed the networking event, which... Read more
Tropical Plant Industry Exhibition
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL — A lush, tropical garden-like atmosphere was created at the Broward County Convention Center, here, for the 2015 Tropical Plant Industry Exhibition, Jan. 20-23. Exhibitors and attendees... Read more