Packer Insight - 7-24-2020
Clockwise from top left: The Packer's editor-in-chief Tom Karst, retail editor Ashley Nickle and Northeast editor Amy Sowder. ( The Packer )

How was your experience at PMA Foodservice Delivered? The Packer's Tom Karst, Ashley Nickle and Amy Sowder compare notes on the second big online event for the produce industry in this episode of Packer Insight.

For more details on the various facets of the event, check out the following articles:

What restaurant chain executives see for the future of foodservice — Deeper connections with supply partners, labor savings through technology and more racial diversity at top levels are takeaways that foodservice executives have gathered since the coronavirus disrupted the industry.

Foodservice operators ordering less fresh amid COVID-19 — Datassential found in a recent survey that many foodservice operators are purchasing less fresh product as they reduce their order frequency to adjust for lower demand.

Food Delivery apps deliver, but at what cost? — The pros and cons of restaurant food delivery apps came under the microscope in a Produce Marketing Association Foodservice: Delivered session. 

PMA delivers international gathering focused on foodservice — The 2020 Produce Marketing Association Foodservice: Delivered conference brought attendees from more than 40 different countries together for virtual networking and education sessions.

Communication is key is facing COVID-19 challenges — Communication is the essential first step in dealing with foodservice staffing and labor challenges, according to Alex DiNovo.

Foodservice groups praise COVID-19 tax bill — A bipartisan bill has been introduced that would give tax credits to offset uncollectable foodservice sector debt incurred as a direct result of the COVID-19 shutdown.