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The Packer’s Global Organic Produce Expo — GOPEX — is providing attendees with a behind-the-scenes look at PortMiami, a hub of international trade and commerce.

The tour is on the first day of the event, Jan. 9.

Participants will see the science, security and procedure involved in the import process. The intimate setting will give participants an in-depth education on the port’s processes while allowing networking with key industry partners.

“Learning about the import at its port of entry allows us a better understanding and partnership as an industry with Customs and Border Protection to achieve the path of least resistance in importing fresh produce into the United States,” said Jessie Gunn, vice president of marketing and events for produce at The Packer and Farm Journal.

GOPEX is Jan. 9-11 at the Fontainebleau Luxury Hotel in Miami Beach, Fla.

To register for the PortMiami tour, contact Gage Rohwer at [email protected] or 913-438-0714.

The Packer’s Global Organic Produce Exposition & Conference (GOPEX) provides a forum to meet the rapidly changing needs of professionals who grow, distribute, pack and market organic produce. This international trade show and conference provides the ideal opportunity for organic produce professionals from around the world to network, exchange ideas, source new products and services, and do business with the industry's leading growers, distributors, packers, marketers and retailers. 

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