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PMA’s Bob Whitaker plans January retirement

After 11 years as chief science and technology officer for the Produce Marketing Association, Bob Whitaker plans to retire in January.

Jill Overdorf to lead foodservice expansion at Naturipe

Naturipe Farms, Salinas, Calif., has appointed Jill Overdorf as director of business development for foodservice.

Why you should get involved in industry efforts

With time being an extremely valuable commodity that is in limited supply, why would any individual or company consider donating it for free to a work-related function like an industry trade group?
May 24, 2019 by Alex DiNovo #Opinion, #PMA, #United Fresh

Organic Summit features analysis of new consumer data

The fourth annual Organic Produce Summit will feature consumer data and analysis on growing sales of organics, backed by new research on what’s driving fresh produce sales in the sector.

Ed Treacy to lead PMA’s focus on sustainability

As the  industry's focus on sustainability increases, the Produce Marketing Association is doing the same, naming Ed Treacy as its point person on sustainability issues.
May 15, 2019 by Chris Koger #Produce (General), #PMA, #People

PMA CEO urges industry to get produce in the plant-based conversation

PHILADELPHIA — The growing interest in plant-based diets is an opportunity the produce industry needs to seize, PMA CEO Cathy Burns said April 11 during her address at the Produce Marketing Association’s Fresh Connections Retail event.

Here's what the Romaine Task Force is seeking input about

The Romaine Task Force is seeking input on a list of recommendations concerning outbreak prevention, traceability, product labeling and outbreak investigations.

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.

Eat Brighter! brings Sesame Street characters to C-stores

Sesame Street characters could start popping up in convenience stores across the nation as part of the Eat Brighter! campaign.

Food culture stars address PMA foodservice show

Two leading personalities shaping U.S. food culture will share top billing at Produce Marketing Association’s Foodservice Conference & Expo.