West Pak Avocado, Murrieta, Calif., returned from the Produce Marketing Association’s Fresh Summit to discuss expo-floor reactions to the retail products at the show, including the launch of a bagged avocado program.
It was a close competition at the Village Farms booth at the Produce Marketing Association Fresh Summit, with a taste challenge between the Heavenly Villagio Marzano and the Lorabella Blossom in Orlando, Fla.
Designer and copy editor Amelia Freidline and retail editor Ashley Nickle discuss some of the most "millennial-friendly" products they saw at the Produce Marketing Association's Fresh Summit Oct. 19-20.
ORLANDO, Fla. - Hazel Technologies is continuing its work with tropical fruit, stone fruit and more than 30 types of fresh produce, says Patrick Flynn, co-founder of Chicago, Ill., -based Hazel Technologies Inc.
ORLANDO, Fla. - Briefing members of the media Oct. 20, Robert Schueller, director of public relations at Los Angeles, Calif.-based World Variety Produce, covered a wide range of specialty produce trends.
Thanks to a record number of exhibitors on the Fresh Summit expo floor — more than 1,200 — food banks in Florida serving hurricane victims and others are receiving more than 250,000 pounds of fresh produce.
ORLANDO, Fla. — Mike Riley believes Compac’s Size Simulator can give fresh produce packing line operators optimal efficiency in delivering the best possible results by packing fruit in a virtual simulation.
With acreage expanding this year, the field-grown, proprietary-seed colored bell pepper branded Simply Sun is now grown year-round by L&M Farms, says Lee Anne Oxford, director of marketing for L&M Farms, Raleigh, N.C.