SIGHTINGS

Summer Fancy Food Show rocks NYC
The 2015 Summer Fancy Food Show was held June 28-30 at the Javits Center in New York City. The three-day trade show brought together approximately 22,000 attendees and 2,600 exhibiting companies from... Read more
FPFC holds Southern California membership luncheon
CERRITOS, CA — More than 250 produce professionals packed the Sheraton Cerritos dining room June 24 for the FPFC Southern California membership luncheon. Master of Ceremonies for the event was Mark... Read more
IFE 2015 in Chicago
The exhibition hall at the International Floriculture Expo at McCormick Place in Chicago, June 8-10, was filled with hundreds of exhibitors offering buyers what seemed like endless choices of floral and... Read more
United Fresh 2015 kicks off
United Fresh 2015 has kicked off in Chicago, featuring more than 1,000 exhibitors and over 100 hours of education programming. Co-located with FMI Connect and the International Floriculture Expo, United... Read more
Titan Farms' ribbon-cutting ceremony
RIDGE SPRING, SC — More than 250 local dignitaries and VIPs as well as peach growers and suppliers attended a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new $6.5 million renovation and new packingline for Titan Farms... Read more
EPC's last meeting of the season
The Eastern Produce Council's May 19 meeting, held at Demarest Farms in Hillsdale, NJ, was sponsored by the New Jersey Department of Agriculture. This was the last EPC meeting before its traditional summer... Read more
Northern California site of FPFC Golf Tourney
The Fresh Produce & Floral Council held its annual Northern California Golf Tournament at picturesque Callipe Preserve Golf Course in Pleasanton, CA, on May 15.  The scramble format resulted in... Read more
Baldor’s 'Think Global, Source Local' event
A large group of Baldor Specialty Foods’ customers and partners celebrated the launch of the Bronx, NY-based company’s new totally transparent website: baldorfood.com. The celebration, titled “Think Global,... Read more
SEPC raises $100,000 for charity
About 160 people attended the Southeast Produce Council's second annual Terry Vorhees Charity Golf Classic, and 127 golfers participated in the tournament, held at the beautiful Atlanta National Golf Club.... Read more
Produce industry shows support of Boys & Girls Club
TUBAC, AZ — To benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Santa Cruz County, the produce industry again showed dominant leadership in presenting the annual Fiesta de Mayo Weekend. Nogales-area produce distributors... Read more