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Romaine Task Force seeks input on recommendations

In February we committed to sharing the progress of the Romaine Task Force, and we’re seeking stakeholder input on the task force recommendations.

How well do you understand irrigation water risk management?

As we all know, food safety outbreaks have a massive effect not only on growers, but on all stakeholders throughout the fresh produce supply chain.

In making a deal, know what you can disclose

You know your company well. In fact, many people might consider you an expert on the elements of your business that put you at the head of the pack in your corner of the industry.
Mar 18, 2019 by Mike Mauti #Opinion

Everything in produce is a 'main ingredient'

The message every store manager drives home to the produce manager? Keep everything in stock.

Practice gratitude to enrich your life

“What if I focus more on what is right in the world than what is wrong? What if I focus more on the positives of this industry, rather than the challenges?”
Mar 15, 2019 by Amy Sowder #Opinion, #SEPC

Taking produce beyond health at SXSW

One thing remains true: eating more fruits and vegetables is the simplest thing any person can do to ensure a robust, vibrant and healthy life.

Who's guiding your career?

It used to be if you wanted to get ahead in the corporate world you would find a mentor.
Feb 22, 2019 by Karen Caplan #Opinion, #People

In produce, it’s experience first, then knowledge

The produce business as I have known it is a business of experience first and knowledge second.

Marketing inspiration from Super Bowl ads

Many people watch the Super Bowl for the commercials as much as the game, and I imagine marketers in particular observe with interest the ads that companies pay millions to air.