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FPFC's record charity luncheon
At the annual December Holiday Charity luncheon, Fresh Produce & Floral Council members and guests raised $130,545, a new record, for Caterina’s Club, an Orange County, CA, charity that focuses on... Read more
QPMA's Oyster Party
A record crowd of over 550 participants attended the 29th Quebec Produce Marketing Association Oyster Party at the Le Rizz Receptions in St‐Léonard, QC. Guests were treated to an all-you-can-eat oyster... Read more
New York Produce Show & Conference holds trade show
NEW YORK — The New York Produce Show & Conference held its annual trade Wednesday, Dec. 3, at a new venue this year: the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, on the West Side of Manhattan. One of the... Read more
New York Produce Show & Conference holds opening reception
NEW YORK — The New York Produce Show & Conference held its opening reception Tuesday evening, Dec. 2, at the New York Hilton Hotel in midtown Manhattan. The keynote breakfast, panel and trade show... Read more
Date Night sponsored by Yuma Visitors Bureau
The Yuma Visitors Bureau sponsored Date Night Nov. 14 in a Yuma Medjool date grove owned by Jon and Liney Jessen. The Medjool date gourmet dinner was served to 40 guests, including date industry leaders,... Read more
Pack Expo International in Chicago
CHICAGO — With over 1.2 million square feet of exhibition space and more than 2,400 exhibitors, the Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies Pack Expo International 2014 drew record-breaking... Read more
Western Growers meets in Las Vegas
The Western Growers Association held its 89th Annual Meeting in Las Vegas Nov. 2-5. 2014 Chairman of the Board Bruce Taylor of Taylor Farms California passed the gavel to incoming chairman Vic Smith of... Read more
Fresh Produce Association of the Americas opening fiesta
On Oct. 30 The Fresh Produce Association of the Americas, based in Tubac, AZ, held its opening fiesta and networking event on the Plaza at Tubac Golf Resort & Spa. The FPAA convention convened that... Read more
Women’s Fresh Perspectives breakfast
The Women’s Fresh Perspectives breakfast was held Friday, Oct. 17, shortly before the PMA Fresh Summit kicked off. Attendees had the opportunity to gain career insights from keynote speaker Claire Shipman,... Read more
PMA Fresh Summit 2014
On the day that the Produce Marketing Association’s 2014 Fresh Summit opened, Bryan Silbermann, PMA chief executive officer, promised it would be the most well-attended event in the history of the... Read more