Amy Sowder

Amy Sowder

Southern Exposure makes a difference with fun, giving, good business

TAMPA, Fla. — Making connections, deepening relationships and learning the latest were all activities on parade at the Southeast Produce Council’s Southern Exposure 2020 trade show. 

Whole Foods features Frieda’s for International Women’s Month

Whole Foods Markets will celebrate Los Alamitos, Calif.-based Frieda’s Specialty Produce during its Women Makers Raising the Bar campaign.

Whole Foods charity, teens to grow tons of produce for NYC schools

A group of New York City teens grew enough food in an indoor hydroponic farm to feed more than 2,000 students at lunch, with the help of a Whole Kids Foundation partnership with Teens for Food Justice.

New York’s Bowery Farming hires scientist Newton Kalengamaliro

Newton Kalengamaliro is the new senior agricultural scientist at Bowery Farming, New York City.

Produce for Kids celebrates 2019 success, looks to 2020 plans at SEPC

Produce for Kids celebrated its 2019 successes and shared its future vision at the annual Produce for Kids reception at the Southeast Produce Council’s Southern Exposure trade show in Tampa, Fla.
Mar 02, 2020 by Amy Sowder #Produce (General), #SEPC

SEPC speaker: Women can cultivate connection, self-promote, take risks

TAMPA, Fla. — “Who here is being asked to do more with less?” Colette Carlson, founder of professional training firm Speak Your Truth, asked of more than 250 women at the Southern Roots Luncheon.
Feb 29, 2020 by Amy Sowder #Produce (General), #SEPC

Crystal Valley Foods remodels warehouse

Miami-based Crystal Valley Foods finished remodeling its Miami warehouse. 

Mexican asparagus and Brussels sprouts reach good volume

The Mexican asparagus and Brussels sprouts deals have reached promotable volumes for Pompano Beach, Fla.-based Southern Specialties.

Del Monte Fresh and Mann Packing showcase at Southern Exposure

Del Monte Fresh Produce and Mann Packing Co. will showcase fresh, fresh-cut fruit and vegetables, as well as snack solutions, at the Southern Exposure trade show.

Eastern Produce Council selects 2020 Leadership Class

The Eastern Produce Council has chosen 20 produce professionals for its 2020 Leadership Class.