The Produce Marketing Association’s Fresh Summit expo was a boon to Anaheim, Calif.-area feeding programs with 228,400 pounds of fresh fruits and vegetables going to Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County.
The Packer editor Tom Karst and Produce Retailer editor Ashley Nickle discuss the second day of the Produce Marketing Association's Fresh Summit, including some of the news and trends from the show floor.
ANAHEIM, Calif. — The Packer's editor Tom Karst and Produce Retailer editor Ashley Nickle talk about what they saw in the first day on the show floor of the Produce Marketing Association's Fresh Summit.
IMG Citrus is celebrating 40 years in business, starting as a 72-acre farm that’s transformed to a vertically integrated grower, packer and shipper that recently added 4,000 acres of Florida grapefruit.
With the industry trend to replace plastic packaging with more sustainable materials, the focus has been on what the produce is packed in. Accu-Label is doing its part by changing what’s on fruits and vegetables.
Debt-to-asset ratios are on the rise, working capital is eroding and farmers’ sentiments are on the decline. Despite the negativity surrounding prices and outlooks, Famer Mac is providing a voice of optimism.