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VIDEO: PMA’s Richard Owen on the stimulus package, resources during COVID-19

- Analysis
Greg Johnson spoke with the Richard Owen, vice president of global trade for the Produce Marketing Association about which provisions of the $2 trillion economic stimulus package could benefit the produce industry, and what PMA is doing for members during the COVID-19 crisis. 

Senate relief bill has help for ag companies

- General News

The United States Senate passed a $2 trillion emergency bill the night of March 25, and …

Consumers need reminders that COVID-19 isn’t transmitted by food

- General News
It’s important for the produce industry and its advocates to tell and remind consumers that COVID-19 is not transmitted via fresh produce nor its packaging.

PMA to host Virtual Town Hall meetings

- General News

Newark, Del. – Produce Marketing Association BB #:153708 (PMA) has announced they will host a Virtual …

PMA offers sample travel documents for essential food/ag workers

- General News

We know you’re fielding a lot of information from national and state/regional governments. In the United …

NGA: The pros of an in-house fresh-cut program

- General News
SAN DIEGO – A retailer’s decision to switch to an in-house fresh-cut produce program can be a tough one. While the investments in equipment, food safety systems and labor vary, the pay-off can be huge.

PMA advises suppliers to stop using generic UPCs

- General News
The Produce Marketing Association recommends fresh produce shippers phase out generic UPCs and switch to the GS1 DataBar, which offers company specific coding.

PMA Fresh Connections Preview

- General News

Newark, Del. – More than 35 produce buyers are scheduled to attend Produce Marketing Association’s (PMA) …

China tariff cut offers little relief

- General News

It sounded like good news for U.S. fruit exporters when China announced it would cut tariffs …

USDA notifies trade community of proposed changes

- General News
Under proposed new rules, more companies along the supply chain may need to be certified.