SIGHTINGS

15th annual World Floral Expo
The 2015 World Floral Expo filled the Los Angeles Convention Center with beautiful blooms March 11-13 and brought together all segments of the floral chain, from importers to retail florists. There were... Read more
PBH meets for annual conference
The Produce for Better Health Foundation held its annual conference, ‘The Consumer Connection,” March 16-18 at the Valley Ho Hotel in Scottsdale, AZ. A Fresno State marketing team won a PBH Formula 5... Read more
Bozzuto's holds 2015 trade show and awards gala
MASHANTUCKET, CT — Bozzuto's Inc. held its 2015 Independent Retailer Conference March 10-11 at Foxwoods, here, with the annual Excellence Awards gala just one of the highlights. Another highlight was the... Read more
Dole and House Foods sponsor first EPC meeting of 2015
HACKENSACK, NJ — Eastern Produce Council members shook off the winter doldrums and gathered March 10 at the Stony Hill Inn, here, for the council’s first meeting of the year, which was sponsored by Dole... Read more
FPFC holds annual Day at the Races
While many people around the country were still digging out of snow drifts, around 700 produce professionals and their families "braved" temperatures in the upper 80s on Saturday, March 7, to attend the... Read more
Rawl honors employees, customers at 90th anniversary celebration
ORLANDO, FL — About 80 employees and customers of W.P Rawl & Sons Inc., a greens grower-packer-shipper in Pelion, SC, gathered here Feb. 26 in a family reunion atmosphere to celebrate the company’s... Read more
Southern Exposure 2015
The Southeast Produce Council's Southern Exposure 2015 drew more people than ever before, setting records for over all attendance as well as for participation by the retail and foodservice sectors of the... Read more
Picabo Street addresses Southern Roots luncheon
ORLANDO, FL — Picabo Street, World Cup Alpine skier and Olympic gold and silver medalist, spoke Thursday, Feb. 26, at the Southern Roots luncheon, one of many events of the Southeast Produce Council's... Read more
NEPC's annual dinner dance
The New England Produce Council held its annual dinner dance gala — with the theme Moonlight Garden — at the Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel in Boston. This year's event was especially memorable, as 2015 marks... Read more
FPFC meets in Northern California
The Fresh Produce & Floral Council held its semi-annual Northern California luncheon meeting Feb. 19 at the Castlewood Country Club in Pleasanton. The event drew a crowd to listen to a keynote address... Read more