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The Produce Reporter Week in Review – April 28, 2023

- Analysis
Pamela visits with Greg from the expo floor of the Canadian Produce Marketing Association annual convention, which was its largest ever despite the rising costs for travel. She says the Canadian produce industry is showing a strong commitment to sustainability, such as reducing plastic in packaging.

CPMA names 2023 New Product Showcase winners

- General News
At its annual Convention & Trade Show on April 26, the Canadian Produce Marketing Association recognized four innovations in its Best New Product Showcase Awards.

Oppy celebrates 20-year promise at CPMA Fresh Week

- General News
Committing to a promise of service and selection 20 years ago, the grower, marketer and distributor of fresh produce looks toward celebrating one of its most monumental milestones in Toronto while at CPMA: The inception of its tagline expect the world from us.

WP Produce to debut Desbry fruits at CPMA

- General News
WP Produce, a Miami-based and family-owned grower, packer, and shipper of Desbry brand tropical fruits and roots—will showcase its commodities offerings during the Canadian Produce Marketing Association (CPMA) Convention and Trade Show.

Sunset releases the Fifth Taste: Umami Bombs snacking tomatoes

- General News
Mastronardi Produce has revealed its latest product launch with the addition of Umami The Fifth Taste to its award-winning line of snacking tomatoes on the vine.

ZAG executive to discuss cybersecurity and downtime prevention at CPMA panel

- General News
ZAG Technical Services (ZAG), an award-winning IT consulting firm, managed services, and IT security provider specializing in the Ag and Food & Beverage industries, will be speaking on an expert panel about Cybersecurity – Before and After an Incident, at the Canadian Produce Marketing Association tradeshow in Toronto, Canada on April 25 – 27.

Canadian produce industry backs financial protection bill for farms

- General News
Today in the House of Commons, MP Scot Davidson’s Private Member’s Bill C-280, the Financial Protection for Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Farmers Act, was tabled for second reading debate.

CPMA 2023: By the numbers

- General News
The exhibit space is sold out, but there is still time to register to attend the event, connect with key industry leaders, and hear from awards recipients.

CPMA names 2023 Lifetime Achievement Award recipient

- General News
The Canadian Produce Marketing Association (CPMA) today announced Sam Silvestro as the recipient of the 2023 CPMA Lifetime Achievement Award which recognizes individuals who make significant contributions to the fresh produce industry.

CPMA responds to Federal Budget 2023

- General News
The Canadian Produce Marketing Association (CPMA) is encouraged to see that addressing the impacts of inflation and supporting a National Supply Chain Strategy are continued areas of focus in Federal Budget 2023.