Produce (General)

Displaying all news posts with:

Produce (General)

EPC leadership group tours New Jersey’s Wightman Farms

The Eastern Produce Council’s Leadership Program visited Morristown, N.J.-based Wightman Farms — the fourth leg of the program that included a tour and team-building exercises.

Immigration, trade draw heavy focus at Washington Conference

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Immigration reform, trade and child nutrition reauthorization grabbed the top talking points at the United Fresh Washington Conference’s March on Capitol Hill. 

Nominations sought for Ontario produce awards

The Ontario Produce Marketing Association is asking for produce industry nominations by Sept. 27 to present four winners with awards at the association’s 28th annual Gala and Awards Ceremony.

Side Delights Adopt a Potato Farmer program promotes local produce

Side Delights’ Adopt a Potato Farmer program has brought awareness to food bloggers and their audiences.

Cranberry marketers try to shake holiday-only label

Cranberry popularity rises with the holiday season but uses for the nutrient-dense fruit can extend year-round.

Attendees praise Southern Innovations for networking, expo

NASHVILLE – Exhibitors gave high marks to the Southeast Produce Council’s foodservice and organics conference Southern Innovations both for the show itself and the connections it facilitated.

Industry draws lessons from other food lobbyists

WASHINGTON, D.C. - There is power in unity.

FDA approves company for 3rd-party certification program

The Food and Drug Administration has added Global Standards S.C. as an approved certifier for companies seeking Food Safety Modernization Act requirements.

2019 Fresh Trends: Avocados

This creamy green fruit was the No. 1 item that consumers said they are buying now that they did not buy previously.

United Fresh offers 2020 Smart Pass for industry events

The United Fresh Produce Association, Washington, D.C., is offering members a 2020 Smart Pass Education package for three events with a single registration fee.