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PTI adds, updates tools to support traceability

The Produce Traceability Initiative has added/upgrade four tools for the industry to support traceability implementation.

CPMA announces 2020-21 board members

The Canadian Produce Marketing Association has a new board of directors for 2020-21.

Mucci, Mastronardi, Little Potato Co., La Huerta earn CPMA honors

A paper top seal package from Mucci Farms and a snacking tomato from Mastronardi Produce’s Honey Bombs line were among the recipients of the Canadian Produce Marketing Association’s New Produce Showcase Awards.

CPMA supports COVID-19 travel exemption for farm workers

Canada’s government is exempting foreign nationals who have committed to working in agriculture from COVID-19 travel bans.

CPMA teams with National Sanitation Foundation for food safety events

Canadian Produce Marketing Association has partnered with National Sanitation Foundation Canada to offer food safety, regulatory and quality assurance workshops to association members and nonmembers starting in March.

CPMA seeks health professionals to spread Half Your Plate message

The Canadian Produce Marketing Association, Ottawa, Ontario, has launched an initiative to spread the word on produce consumption benefits, the Half Your Plate Health Professionals Network.

CPMA to highlight sustainability at Fruit Logistica

The Canadian Produce Marketing Association, Ottawa, Ontario, plans to highlight sustainability programs and advocacy work on behalf of Canadian produce companies at the Fruit Logistica exposition.

CanadaGAP announces 2020 Stakeholder Advisory Committee board

CanAgPlus’ Board of Directors has appointed two new members to CanadaGAP’s Stakeholder Advisory Committee for 2020, and welcomed four returning members.

CPMA releases report on plastics in produce industry

The topic of plastic in produce packaging has been addressed in a big way by the Canadian Produce Marketing Association.

Goodbye, generic UPCs, as produce shifts to specific codes

Starting in 2020, new generic Universal Product Codes will not be issued for produce in the U.S. and Canada, with company-specific codes taking their place.
Nov 14, 2019 by Chris Koger #Produce Retail, #Packaging, #CPMA, #PMA, #CPMA