The coronavirus pandemic and racial injustice protests added to the usual challenges employers face when managing their workforce, said panelists at the Sept. virtual United Fresh Washington Conference.
With the general and education sessions complete and about 70 Congressional, administrator and embassy meetings to go, Robert Guenther gave a recap of the first virtual United Fresh Washington Conference.
Forty days before the general elections, the United Fresh Washington Conference gathered representatives from Joe Biden’s and Donald Trump’s campaigns in a virtual session attended by more than 220 people.
About 4.2 million people live and eat in the greater Montreal metro area, a population that growers, wholesalers, retailers, restaurants and marketers want to feed with their fresh produce as much as possible
Michael Muzyk, president of Bronx, N.Y.-based Baldor Specialty Foods, opened the second day of the virtual United Fresh Washington Conference with a message of the importance of the restaurant industry.
Washington’s apple export outlook might be a tad murky this year, although there’s plenty of fruit ready for an array of offshore markets, said Mark Powers, president of Northwest Horticultural Council.