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California Avocado Commission salutes International Women’s Day

- General News
In honor of International Women’s Day (March 8), the California Avocado Commission, which represents growers farming on about 50,000 acres in the state, is sharing profiles of some female avocado farmers to showcase the role of women in the industry.

SEPC holds annual summer board meeting

- General News
The Southeast Produce Council held its annual summer board meeting August 9-11 at the Grand Bohemian Hotel in Asheville, North Carolina.

IFPA previews inaugural Global Produce & Floral Show

- General News
The International Fresh Produce Association (IFPA) has officially launched The Global Produce & Floral Show.

The Giant Co. executive to keynote OPS 2022

- General News
As the grocery landscape continues to evolve, developing a consistent shopping experience across all customer touchpoints, and creating a seamless brand experience throughout every sales channel will be the subject of the first keynote presentation at the Organic Produce Summit, this July in Monterey, CA.

FPAA recognizes 2021 Essential Worker Member of the Year

- General News
The Fresh Produce Association of the Americas (FPAA) is recognizing the commitment of those who worked during the peak of the COVID19 pandemic. This year, the Essential Worker has been selected as the 2021 Member of the Year.

OPS announces education session: What Lies Ahead for E-Commerce?

- General News
The growth of online/direct-to-consumer purchasing and the opportunities for organic fresh produce companies to play an increasing role in its future will be the subject of the fourth educational session at the Organic Produce Summit, next month in Monterey, CA.

Y-TIPA hosts 1st event

- General News
The Texas International Produce Association (TIPA) has formed a new networking group called Y-TIPA.

Loss of events is a double hurt

- Analysis
Events are such a vital part of the produce industry. Not only is it important to see the products and people we trade with on a regular basis, the produce industry is a community. We miss that.

Viva Fresh 2019 registration open

- General News

Organizers of the Viva Fresh Expo have seen exceptional growth since the show’s first outing in 2015. To that end, they’ve opened registration for the 2019 event in San Antonio even earlier.