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What five global trends will mean to produce consumption

- General News
One temptation in the fresh produce world is to focus so much on the daily business that there’s no time for forecasting and looking at the big picture.

PMA announces second Impact Award winner

- General News
Produce Marketing Association has announced the second winner of the PMA Impact Award, Georgia Organics’ Food Fight GA initiative in Atlanta, Georgia.

First look at virtual Fresh Summit schedule

- General News
Produce Marketing Association has shared their latest update on the virtual Fresh Summit schedule. The event, live from October 13-15, will also extend until November 13 and include advance access to a variety of audiences and ongoing meetings with buyers as well.

Assessing lessons learned during COVID

- General News
The COVID-19 pandemic is causing lost business and increasing costs for fresh produce growers.

A way to tell your labor story

- General News
Many produce and retail companies have ethical and sustainable labor practices, but the challenge has been how to communicate that to partners and consumers. One way is to endorse the Ethical Charter on Responsible Labor Practices, and then follow its framework.

PMA previews virtual Fresh Summit 2020

- General News
Produce Marketing Association welcomed guests, suppliers, and media to a public webinar on Thursday, August 13 to get a sneak peek at the Fresh Summit 2020 experience.

PMA taskforce advises dietary guidelines committee

- General News
Newark, Del. – Produce Marketing Association (PMA) has convened a taskforce of industry stakeholders to examine and provide written comments on the Scientific Report of the 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, an independent, science-based group providing advice to the U.S. Federal Government on the next round of revisions to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA).

Retail salad bars may never look the same

- General News
Salad bars won’t return to retail operations any time soon, and when and if they do, they won’t look like they used to.

PMA asserts its commitment to diversity and inclusion with new task force

- General News
In a letter to the Produce Marketing Association (PMA) Board of Directors, Chair Joe Don Zetzsche has announced the creation of a task force to advise PMA and Center for Growing Talent on its commitment to advancing diversity and inclusion in the produce and floral communities.

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.