Continuing coverage of Produce Marketing Association's 2019 Fresh Summit. Day 4 was full of industry insights. 

Day 4: Saturday, October 19

The Center for Growing Talent hosted a leadership breakfast. Attendees had a chance to hear from Queen Latifah about building meaningful relationships. The Center for Growing Talent also honored Frieda Caplan with a 2019 Women’s Catalyst Award. Read more here. 

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Produce Retailer magazine, sister publication of The Packer, has chosen Scott Bennett, produce sales and merchandising manager for Jewel-Osco, as the 2019 Produce Retailer of the Year.







Mastronardi Produce, Kingsville, Ontario, was recognized as having the Best Overall Product Promo at the Produce Marketing Association’s Fresh Summit for Wow berries. Read more here. 

Kingsville, Ontario-based Mucci Farms received Most Sustainable Packaging honors for its Simple Snack lineup at the Produce Marketing Association’s Fresh Summit. Take a look at the coverage here. 

The National Mango Board has named Mary Zink, product category manager for Wegmans, its 2019 Mango Retailer of the Year.

Pear Bureau Northwest named Harris Teeter its 2019 Pear Retailer of the Year at the Produce Marketing Association’s Fresh Summit.