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Foodservice needs more help to rebound

- General News
While it’s no secret that restaurants have suffered the past 10 months, those in the day-to-day business say their stories still aren’t being heard enough.

United Fresh kick starts 2021 with new programming

- General News
Ten thought-provoking sessions will bring together peers across the industry. Each curated experience has been developed to be able to learn from experts, but then also engage each other immediately in peer-to-peer break-out discussions.

Packaged produce continues growth in latest retail report 

- Retail
Packaged produce is more conducive to click-and-collect shopping, as well as a faster, more value-conscious shopping experience in-store for consumers.  

Making progress to speed up traceback

- General News
Food safety work in the produce industry continue to make strides, as recent investigation pilots showed a path toward a quicker, more streamlined traceback process.

United Fresh launches new program to kick off 2021

- General News
United Fresh Produce Association is launching the United re-Fresh Experience, a monthly series of events in January 2021 to re-Fresh your business, re-Fresh your company, and re-Fresh your life.

United Fresh’s Jennifer McEntire honored at Food Safety Summit

- General News
After noticing gaps in the education of aspiring food safety professionals, Dr. Jennifer McEntire answered the call to develop the next generation of produce safety leaders with the creation of United Fresh’s Produce Safety Immersion Program in 2019.

United Fresh to host Retail-Foodservice Partner X-Change on United Fresh LIVE! 365

- General News
United Fresh is bringing back its retail-foodservice speed dating sessions as part of the offerings of United Fresh LIVE! 365, and timed with the 2020 Washington Conference, September 21-23.

USDA food box program revised to allow produce-only boxes

- General News
This evening, USDA published an amendment to Round 3 of the Farmers to Families Basic Ordering Agreement (BOA), as well as FAQs.

Produce for Kids supports United Fresh Start Foundation with lunchbox program

- General News
The program, now in its seventh year, has reworked its typical back-to-school messaging and content, developed new lunchbox inspiration and pulled together resources around distance learning and mental health to better serve families. 

United Fresh Promotes McEntire to Senior Vice President Food Safety & Technology

- General News
Jennifer McEntire joined the association four years ago, bringing her extensive background in food safety, regulatory issues, and association management to the United Fresh Team.