CPMA Booth Briefs - Ashley 1
Ashley Nickle

MONTREAL — Retail editor Ashley Nickle collected these items on the show floor at the Canadian Produce Marketing Association's 2019 expo.

DEL FRESCO: Fiona McLean, marketing manager for Kingsville, Ontario-based Del Fresco Produce, shows off the new packaging for the living lettuce that will soon be available from the company. The product has at least 14 days of shelf life. Del Fresco also has microgreens and living herbs.

CPMA Booth Briefs - Ashley 1
Ashley Nickle

MONTREAL — Retail editor Ashley Nickle collected these items on the show floor at the Canadian Produce Marketing Association's 2019 expo.

DOUBLE DIAMOND: Graham Hamilton, marketing specialist for Kingsville, Ontario-based Double Diamond Farms, shows off a package designed to market product to children. Double Diamond also has a new in-store display for that product, shaped like a safari vehicle. The company also has another new in-store display designed to draw shoppers’ eyes to its new Grab n’ Go snacking tomato packs.

CPMA Booth Briefs - Ashley 1
Ashley Nickle

MONTREAL — Retail editor Ashley Nickle collected these items on the show floor at the Canadian Produce Marketing Association's 2019 expo.

CATANIA: Jeff Catania (left), sales and information technology for Stellar Distributing, a Catania Worldwide company, and Kurt Cappelluti, sales manager, talk about the company’s fig supply and its progress toward full vertical integration, something it has already achieved for a number of its commodities. Catania is also opening a new cold storage facility in McAllen, Texas.

CPMA Booth Briefs - Ashley 1
Ashley Nickle

MONTREAL — Retail editor Ashley Nickle collected these items on the show floor at the Canadian Produce Marketing Association's 2019 expo.

SOUTH MILL CHAMPS: Andrew Marchand, sales manager for South Mill Champs, which has an office in Aldergrove, British Columbia, shows off the company’s new crispy mushroom snacks. Available flavors are sea salt, original, mesquite barbecue, pizza and jalapeño.

CPMA Booth Briefs - Ashley 1
Ashley Nickle

MONTREAL — Retail editor Ashley Nickle collected these items on the show floor at the Canadian Produce Marketing Association's 2019 expo.

EVANS FRUIT: Kristina Conrad, sales executive for Cowiche, Wash.-based Evans Fruit Co., speaks with booth visitors about the newer apple varieties coming down the pike for the company in the next few years, including Cosmic Crisp, EverCrisp and Sunrise Magic.

CPMA Booth Briefs - Ashley 1
Ashley Nickle

MONTREAL — Retail editor Ashley Nickle collected these items on the show floor at the Canadian Produce Marketing Association's 2019 expo.

MARZETTI: Cathy Antinozzi, director of client development for Markham, Ontario-based Advantage Solutions, and Kacy Arscott, client coordinator, discuss dressings and dips from Westerville, Ohio-based T. Marzetti Co. Marzetti will soon be rolling out new formulas for its dips, having eliminated high-fructose corn syrup.

CPMA Booth Briefs - Ashley 1
Ashley Nickle

MONTREAL — Retail editor Ashley Nickle collected these items on the show floor at the Canadian Produce Marketing Association's 2019 expo.

MCCAIN: Clifton Smith (left), plant manager and sales, and Mike MacLellan, sales representative, talk about potatoes from Florenceville-Bristol, New Brunswick-based McCain Produce. A large french fry company, the firm sells frozen product but has been ramping up its fresh offering in recent years for foodservice companies that want to offer fresh-cut fries rather than frozen ones.

CPMA Booth Briefs - Ashley 1
Ashley Nickle

MONTREAL — Retail editor Ashley Nickle collected these items on the show floor at the Canadian Produce Marketing Association's 2019 expo.

MARTIN’S: Peter Katona, director of sales and marketing for Waterloo, Ontario-based Martin’s Family Fruit Farm, shows off the newest product line for the company — Saladitions. The salad topper products, made from dehydrated fruits and vegetables, come in three options: Crunchy Harvest Mix, Citrus Pepper Mix, and Zesty Fruit Medley.

Houweling's
Ashley Nickle

MONTREAL — Retail editor Ashley Nickle collected these items on the show floor at the Canadian Produce Marketing Association's 2019 expo.

HOUWELING’S: David Bell, chief marketing officer for Delta, British Columbia-based Houweling’s Group, talks about the company’s premium snacking line. Houweling’s also highlighted its various growing locations in Western Canada and in the Western U.S. and opportunities to promote those products as local or regional.

Lakeside
Ashley Nickle

MONTREAL — Retail editor Ashley Nickle collected these items on the show floor at the Canadian Produce Marketing Association's 2019 expo.

LAKESIDE: Christian Kern, senior marketing manager for Leamington, Ontario-based Lakeside Produce, shows off the company’s new 10-ounce pack of mini San Marzano tomatoes. It is expected to be available to ship within the next few weeks.

  • Thumbnail
  • Thumbnail
  • Thumbnail
  • Thumbnail
  • Thumbnail
  • Thumbnail
  • Thumbnail
  • Thumbnail
  • Thumbnail
  • Thumbnail