The following articles from The Packer's “A Century of Produce,” were published in 1993. 100 Who Made a Difference, Foundation Builders focuses on individuals who shaped the produce industry from its beginning.
We reported on the mocktail trend and how produce departments can leverage it, and then we tried the new mocktail slushes from Sonic. Finally, we're making our own versions of the Sonic slushes, heavy on real fruit.
Don Odiorne was honored with the first Champion Award from the Annapolis, Md.-based Center for the Advancement of Foodservice Education for his help connecting the foodservice industry to culinary educators.
Retail editor Ashley Nickle and Northeast editor Amy Sowder run down the news of the week, from a salmonella outbreak linked to papayas to legislation in New York to a pair of great columns from retail veterans.
MONTREAL — The Packer's Northeast editor, Amy Sowder, stopped by the Quebec Produce Marketing Association's offices to meet CEO Sophie Perreault and her staff — and learn about the coming conference in Quebec City.