Shay Myers visits with The Packer's editor Tom Karst about the onion crop and what's ahead for the industry. ( Photo courtesy Shay Myers; Graphic made by The Packer with Adobe Spark )

Episode 12 of Tip of the Iceberg Podcast, brought to you by The Packer and PMG, features an interview with Shay Myers, CEO of Parma, Idaho-based Owyhee Produce and The Packer’s 2020 Produce Man of the Year.

Myers talks about the onion crop, adjustments that have needed to be made due to COVID-19, and the effect of the Farmers to Families Food Box Program on the business. He also discusses reasons for optimism despite the challenges the pandemic has posed for the industry.

You can listen to Myers' interview with The Packer's editor-in-chief Tom Karst on the player below or on popular platforms like Apple Podcasts and Spotify. You can also watch the interview here.

In case you're new to Tip of the Iceberg Podcast, its name serves as a reminder for listeners that these conversations are just a taste of the vast produce industry coverage provided by The Packer newspaper, PMG magazine and always-updating websites for both brands: ThePacker.com and ProduceMarketGuide.com. Hope you enjoy the conversation!

Check out our previous episodes for more industry perspective.

Tip of the Iceberg Podcast — Jeff Cady talks sustainability at Tops

Tip of the Iceberg Podcast — Mike Tipton talks new Eatwell format

Podcast — Bruce Peterson's predictions for future of produce retail

Podcast — Adapting to unpredictable foodservice demand

 
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