I don’t think I’ve heard the word plastic mentioned so many times in the space of two days, before I attended the Organic Produce Summit July 10-11.
Do you ever walk out of a fantastic session at a big trade show with a copy of the speaker's book in your hand, jazzed because the guy or gal was completely speaking your language?
I attended the first Organic Produce Summit in 2016 and can remember organizers being pleasantly surprised at the attendance.
Pamela chats with Anne-Marie Roerink about consumer demand for sustainable products. While they account for less than 20% of products across the store, they account for more than half of sales growth.
Greg and Pamela discuss Uber's new freight plans, the Center for Produce Safety's Research Symposium and a hot market for California Avocados. Memes, cats, dogs and avocados -- what else could you ask for?
Corsi explained the outreach the CPS Knowledge Transfer Task Force undertook to bring in more attendees, and why it’s so important for the broader produce industry to get involved.
The single greatest argument for value-added, prepared produce? Jackfruit.
Have you ever bought a seedless cucumber WITHOUT the plastic wrap?
CHICAGO—Before releasing the balloons and beach balls to signal the lead up to next year’s United Fresh Convention in San Diego, there was one more award to present.
CHICAGO--Greg and Pamela worked the expo floor at United Fresh this week, and noticed a few trends along the way.