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PMA Virtual Town Hall series finishes 2020 with two leaders’ insights

- General News
Produce Marketing Association has announced that they will cap off this year’s Virtual Town Hall Series with a candid conversation featuring Bruce Taylor of Taylor Farms and John Anderson of The Oppenheimer Group.

Why United Fresh is pivoting 2020’s convention to a virtual format

- General News
United Fresh has held an annual gathering of the produce industry since 1904, and 2020 will be no different. Well, a little different.

A look at Latin trade associations – Chile

- Produce Blueprints

Santiago-based Fedefruta is a private entity, founded in 1985 by Chilean fruit producers. Growers were looking …

A look at Latin trade associations – Brazil, Guatemala, Ecuador

- Produce Blueprints

Brazil: Moving Forward What began as a private group of 24 pioneering growers in Brazil, who …

Associations help members face problems

- Produce Blueprints

There’s no shortage of challenges to deal with in the produce industry—from diseases and pests to …

Associations offer benefits beyond networking

- Produce Blueprints

In business, who you know can be as important as what you know, and the service …

Defining a trade association’s role

- Produce Blueprints

Trade associations—alternatively known as industry trade groups, commercial associations, or business associations—are typically nonprofit organizations tasked …

Trade associations offer power allies in trade

- Produce Blueprints

This is the first of a multi-part series from Produce Blueprints, in which we explore the …