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Allegiance Retail Services holds annual holiday food show
EDISON, NJ — A large number of industry people gathered Thursday, July 17, for Allegiance Retail Services LLC's annual holiday food show, held here at the New Jersey Convention & Exposition Center. "Close... Read more
Record crowd attends FPFC Expo
The Fresh Produce & Floral Council held its annual Southern California Fresh Produce and Floral Expo on Tuesday, July 15 at the Disneyland Hotel in Anaheim, CA, where a record 1,500 attendees enjoyed... Read more
STEP-UPP class visits Philadelphia and New Jersey produce areas
The Southeast Produce Council's 2014 STEP-UPP class visited produce facilities and farms July 8-11 in the Philadelphia and southern New Jersey areas as part of its ongoing learning experience for class... Read more
 George Tanimura's 100th birthday celebration
George Tanimura of Tanimura & Antle celebrated his milestone centennial birthday this weekend. Family, business partners and friends joined together to honor Tanimura at a gala dinner, which was held... Read more
Watermelon Night a success
CHARLESTON, SC — In a game that began and ended with watermelon, the Charleston RiverDogs snapped an eight-game losing streak July 5 at Riley Park here by defeating the Rome, GA, Braves, 9-1 in South Atlantic... Read more
60th Summer Fancy Food Show
The 60th Summer Fancy Food show, one of the larger marketplaces devoted exclusively to specialty food in North America, took place June 29-July 1 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York.... Read more
Fresh Produce & Floral Council luncheon
Nearly 300 people attended the Fresh Produce & Floral Council Membership Luncheon on Wednesday, June 25, at the Sheraton Cerritos in Cerritos, CA. Sheryl Salazar, assistant produce sales manager of... Read more
EPC holds last meeting before summer break
PATERSON, NJ — The Eastern Produce Council held its final dinner-meeting Tuesday evening, June 24, here at The Brownstone, before taking a little time off for its traditional summer break. Earthbound Farm... Read more
PMA Fresh Connections: Retail
More than 170 attendees from the fresh produce and floral industry gathered in Philadelphia June 18-19 for networking and education at the Produce Marketing Association's Fresh Connections: Retail. Attendees... Read more
SPC holds golf tournament for charity
BRASELTON, GA — The Southeast Produce Council held its inaugural Charity Golf Classic Wednesday, June 18, to raise money for the Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children, with a silent auction held the evening... Read more