The Packer’s Tom Karst visited the morning of April 12 with Dante Galeazzi, president and CEO of the Texas International Produce Association, about the upcoming Viva Fresh show in San Antonio and border issues.
While a chorus of business and industry leaders is fighting for Congressional approval of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, some sources believe the near-term outlook appears cloudy at best for the deal.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is restricting California and New York businesses from operating in the industry, including meal kit company Chef’d, which closed abruptly last July when it ran out of funds.
AUSTIN, Texas - With Washington D.C. distracted by dysfunction and a partial government shutdown, one trade analyst speaking at Potato Expo 2019 said the focus needs to return to the importance of approving the USMCA.
The Gateway to Innovation Awards at the Viva Fresh Expo is doing away with categories to accept submissions covering all aspects of the industry, including production, packing, packaging, technology and food safety.