CHICAGO — Sales of plant-based meat and dairy alternatives are up 8% over the previous year. Produce companies should ask themselves if this is a trend they should partner or support. For most, I’d advise against it.
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Outgoing CPMA chairman Rick Alcocer, senior vice president of sales for Salinas, Calif.-based Duda Farm Fresh Foods, has worn a suit and tie more often in the past year than in his 30-plus years in the industry.