The Packer's Managing Editor Fred Wilkinson and copy editor Amelia Freidline gathered these news items on the expo floor at The Packer’s Midwest Produce Conference and Expo in Chicago on Aug. 12.
For related content, see From the show floor: Midwest Produce Expo 2014 booths 2, booths 3 and booths 4.
Strong Peruvian asparagus contingent at Fresh Summit expected
Sunkist launching Eat Brighter! citrus packs
NEW UPDATE: U.S. revokes PACA status for Canadian suppliers
Rains delay Florida grapefruit harvesting
Port Everglades plan calls for $1.6 billion in upgrades
Liberty Fruit raises more than $500,000 for charity
San Francisco Wholesale Produce Market plans to expand
Whole Foods drops produce prices
Restaurant index rebounds in August