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2019 PMA's Fresh Summit Day 3

Daily coverage of Produce Marketing Association's 2019 Fresh Summit; including, related articles and social media coverage.
Oct 19, 2019 by Brooke Park #Produce (General), #PMA

Don Christopher named 2019 Produce Marketer for All Seasons

ANAHEIM, Calif. - The Packer has named garlic giant Don Christopher the 2019 Produce Marketer for All Seasons.

Diversify and differentiate in export efforts, panel says

ANAHEIM, Calif. - The “new normal” in the global trade of fruits and vegetables is uncertainty, but trade experts said traders can still find opportunities by mapping supply chain risks and exploring new markets.
Oct 19, 2019 by Tom Karst #Produce (General), #PMA

2019 Mango Retailer of the Year is Mary Zink of Wegmans

ANAHEIM, Calif. – The National Mango Board has named Mary Zink, product category manager for Wegmans, its 2019 Mango Retailer of the Year.

2019 Pear Retailer of the Year is Harris Teeter

ANAHEIM, Calif. – Pear Bureau Northwest named Harris Teeter its 2019 Pear Retailer of the Year at the Produce Marketing Association’s Fresh Summit.

A produce manager’s promo wish list

We turn to the reader’s forum this week, where this question was recently presented: How long should a produce assistant serve in that position before they’re ready to get promoted to produce manager?