The Produce Marketing Association plans to increase its value for members in the coming years by significantly expanding its content offerings, incoming chairman Dwight Ferguson said Oct. 15 at PMA’s Fresh Summit.
Charlotte, N.C.-based Dole Food Co. has introduced a new line of salad kits that include leafy greens, dressings and toppings along with an original sauté sauce and seasoned finishing sauces for chicken.
PMG recognized Jeff Cady, director of produce and floral for Tops Friendly Markets, as the 2020 Produce Retailer of the Year with a virtual presentation Oct. 14 at the Produce Marketing Association's Fresh Summit.
Editor-in-chief Tom Karst, retail editor Ashley Nickle and Northeast editor Amy Sowder discuss the first day of Fresh Summit 2020, from the platform itself to education sessions and the State of the Industry address.
Strong leadership revealed itself in produce leaders who made decisions quickly with limited, changing information those first uncertain weeks of the COVID-19 pandemic, said Jeff Dunn, CEO of Bolthouse Farms.
Produce suppliers and retailers can boost consumption by communicating about how different fruits and vegetables can mitigate the challenges consumers currently face, a Fresh Summit panel of industry members agreed.
Valencia, Calif.-based Sunkist Growers is celebrating the return of citrus season with the classic navel orange, along with new shopper behavior trends and category management solutions to support retail partners.