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2023-01-26
Above All Flowers and New Bloom Solutions launched a comprehensive collaborative flower industry calendar of events and conventions, with the participation of more than eight different partners who collaborated on this calendar in favor of the flower industry.
2023-01-26
Floriexpo will take over the Broward County Convention Center from May 31–June 2.  On May 31, the event will present an exclusive Pre-Conference Day designed for mid and high-volume buyers, category managers and merchandisers across all
2023-01-26
The schedule for IFPA floral events is locked in and ready to share.   Last time IFPA checked in it was talking about the deceleration of growth, and it has certainly arrived. Despite the great work on behalf of the industry to take hold of the growth and increased consumer engagement over the past few years, inflation and other widespread economic conditions have caught up to us and we’re seeing the slowdown we predicted.  
2023-01-26
As part of the FloraLife Sustainability Plan 2025, the company has been looking at its product line’s packaging with magnifying glasses and has been making changes wherever possible. Plastic usage across its full global product range has been a big focus area of improvement.
2023-01-26
Sam's Club, a division of Walmart Inc., plans to open more than 30 new clubs across the U.S. over the next several years. The first location, which is planned in Florida, is slated to open in 2024. In addition to new clubs, the company has a multiple-year plan to invest in and modernize its supply chain through new distribution and fulfillment center locations across the country, including cutting-edge automation. Sam's Club will launch five new supply chain fulfillment and distribution centers in 2023, with the first location planned in Georgia in Q3.
2023-01-26
Freska Produce International LLC, a leading marketer of mangos and avocados, has certified and begun to harvest and pack mangos in Chiapas and Oaxaca, Mexico. The first variety that will be harvested is Ataulfo (Honey) mangos. The company said this year’s crop looks to be very nice and has plentiful mangos currently available. Chiapas looks to start out with larger Ataulfos while Oaxaca will have more medium to smaller fruit. In about two to three weeks Freska will begin harvesting red mango Tommy Akins variety.
2023-01-26
Early bird registration is now open for the 2023 CPMA Convention and Trade Show, taking place April 25-27 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre in Toronto. CPMA’s annual Convention and Trade Show is Canada’s largest event entirely dedicated to the fresh fruits and vegetable industry. Each year, the show attracts thousands of participants representing the entire fresh produce supply chain.
2023-01-26
Organic fresh produce sales grew by 3 percent in 2022, while volume declined by 3.7 percent, as total sales topped $9.4 billion for the year, according to the 2022 Organic Produce Performance Report released by Organic Produce Network and Category Partners.
2023-01-26
As a leading innovator of Polyethylene Terephthalate (commonly referred to as PET) packaging for the produce industry, Kurt Zuhlke & Associates Inc. has seen business continue to flourish as consumers’ and retailers’ needs greatly changed once the pandemic began. In fact, the Easton, PA-based company saw demand at an all-time high for many of its packaging products, especially clamshell packaging, made from recycled material, which keeps produce items out of the hands of people and safely packed away.