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Photos from inaugural SWIPE event

swipe overhead shot

TUCSON, AZ – The Fresh Produce Association of the Americas BB #:144354 held its inaugural Southwest International Produce Expo, or SWIPE, at its 54th annual convention November 2-4.

The event was held at Loews Ventana Canyon Resort, attracting more than 500 attendees, buyers and exhibitors to Tucson.

Here is a photo gallery of the events.

An education panel consisting of (L-R) Dania Guzman, Walmart Mexico; Katie Calligaro, IFPA Foundation for Fresh Produce; Caitlyn Tierney, most recently with Sprouts Farmers Market; and Raquel Espinoza, Produce House; discussed their career paths in the produce industry, their abilities to change and grow, and the growth of women in leadership positions in the industry.
Peppers Plus: (L-R) Bobby Astengo; Czarina Astengo; Juan Pablo Diaz.
Pandol Brothers: (L-R) David Sudduth; Stefanie Pandol; John Pandol.
Produce House: (L-R) Esteban Paz; Gracie Aguirre; Raquel Espinoza; Camila Mendivil; Juan Garcin; Emma Hobbs; Alex Aguirre.
Crown Jewels Produce: Robbie Mathias Jr.; Adolfo Clouthier; Alejandro Bours; Rod Sbragia

Greg Johnson is Vice President of Media for Blue Book Services