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Avocados everywhere: What Avocados from Mexico hopes to achieve with its SXSW experience

- Produce with Pamela
Those of us in the fresh produce industry might find the Avocados from Mexico House of Goodness familiar: we saw it at the Global Produce & Floral Show in Orlando back in October.

Avocados From Mexico bringing good vibes to SXSW

- General News
Avocados From Mexico, the number one selling avocado brand, is participating in South by Southwest (SXSW) in Austin, Texas to #SparktheGood times with fresh avocados and one-of-a-kind experiences.

IFPA calls for votes to elevate produce and floral at SXSW 2023

- General News
International Fresh Produce Association (IFPA) is calling for industry voices to vote for two SXSW Meet Ups that will bring Floral and Produce to the South By Southwest (SXSW) Conference in March of 2023. Voting closes on August 21.

Produce lessons from SXSW

- General News
As the annual South by Southwest (SXSW) event in Austin, TX, has evolved from an alternative living and music festival to a more sophisticated “destination for discovery,” the produce industry has sought to wield its influence there.

Spreading the Joy of Fresh in-person, and beyond

- Produce with Pamela
I think there is a lot of opportunity, particularly for consumer-facing produce and floral brands to reach an influential audience. SXSW has a reach far broader than just the in-person appeal.

AppHarvest named finalist for 2022 SXSW Innovation Awards

- General News
The SXSW Innovation Awards recognize and celebrate the most exciting tech developments in the connected world. Of hundreds of applications submitted, AppHarvest was one of 65 finalists selected across 13 categories by a panel of judges composed of industry peers and experts.

The Kroger Co. Zero Hunger | Zero Waste Foundation joins The Future of Food @ SXSW

- Retail
Scheduled events for The Future of Food @ SXSW 2022 include food-focused documentary watch parties, roundtable discussions, food tastings, memorable activations and more.

Driscoll’s to screen documentary film ‘The Last Harvest’ at SXSW

- General News
Driscoll’s award-winning documentary, “The Last Harvest,” is heading to the big screen at the SXSW film festival, giving viewers a rare glimpse into the critical labor shortage problem in the agricultural industry — and the challenges facing those who grow and harvest our food.

Austin city officials cancel SXSW

- General News
As recently as March 4, Austin Public Health stated that “there’s no evidence that closing SXSW or any other gatherings will make the community safer.” However, this situation evolved rapidly, and SXSW organizers say they will honor and respect the City of Austin’s decision.

Coronavirus panic sends shoppers to stores, puts events under scrutiny

- General News
Panic about the spread of coronavirus has postponed one industry event, and sent consumers to stores to stock up.