Texas, Arizona groups to co-host conference
The 2013 America Trades Produce Conference is scheduled for March 6-8 in McAllen, Texas.
The conference will be co-hosted by the Mission-based Texas International Produce Association and the Nogales, Ariz.-based Fresh Produce Association of the Americas.
Information will be posted at americatradesproduce.com as it becomes available.
Vision Produce to add more mangoes, limes
Pharr-based Vision Produce Partners of Texas plans to expand its mango program, said Ben Brittain, executive vice president and managing partner.
“We had a real good program last year, and we will expand it by 35%,” he said.
The company also will offer product from Peru and launch a program from Ecuador.
The firm plans to increase its lime program by 50% and was scheduled to start shipping romas and broccoli in November.