Midwest Expo donations up 35% - The Packer

Midwest Expo donations up 35%

08/29/2013 11:27:00 AM
Pamela Riemenschneider

midwest produce expoPamela RiemenschneiderThis year’s Midwest Produce Expo show floor not only included more exhibitors, but the product donated to the Greater Chicago Food Depository grew as well.

Carlos Rodriguez, food operations for the depository, said a total of 20,020 pounds of produce was collected, along with 705 pounds of assorted dry foods.

“This was a 35% increase over last year’s collection,” Rodriguez said. “The collection went very well and we received so much great produce.”

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