Commodity boards, councils and commissions representing fresh produce from avocados to mushrooms to watermelon are running promotional activities aimed at foodservice this summer. Here’s a look at some of them.
Citing lower banana prices in Europe and an oversupply of pineapples North America, Coral Gables, Fla.-based Fresh Del Monte Produce Inc. reported higher sales but an overall loss for the quarter that ended June 29.
This may be the 37th edition of the Produce Marketing Association’s Foodservice Conference and Expo, but the foodservice industry has learned over the years that the conference is never a same-old same-old event.
Most produce suppliers and even those in the restaurant industry are pleased with the FDA's regulation requiring many restaurants and retail food establishments to show calorie counts on menus and menu boards.