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NEPC members 'Rock the Night Away' at annual gala
The New England Produce Council held its annual dinner dance Saturday Feb. 6, at the World Trade Center/Seaport Hotel in Boston. Attendees got to "Rock the Night Away" at the gala, which featured the band... Read more
FPFC annual dinner dance draws large crowd
PASADENA, CA — More than 500 produce professionals packed the Langham Huntington Hotel, here, on Saturday, Jan. 30, for the annual Fresh Produce & Floral Council Dinner Dance. Dinner and dancing... Read more
Industry gathers in Fort Lauderdale for TPIE 2016
Members of the plant industry from around the world met in tropical Fort Lauderdale, FL, for the 2016 Tropical Plant Industry Exhibition Jan. 19-22. The Florida Nursery, Growers & Landscape Association’s... Read more
Rick and Tonya Antle honored by United Fresh
LA QUINTA, CA — Members of the United Fresh Produce Association gathered Jan. 12-14 at the La Quinta Resort & Club, here, to honor Rick and Tonya Antle with Lifetime Achievement Awards for their numerous... Read more
Holiday shoppers jam Stew Leonard's
Shoppers jammed the aisles and checkout counters at the Norwalk, CT, Stew Leonard's store on Dec. 23, picking up last-minute ingredients for holiday dishes. {igallery id=247|cid=133|pid=1|t... Read more
Sal Vacca honored at retirement party
After working in the produce industry for several decades, Sal Vacca is retiring. The former owner of A.J. Trucco, located on Hunts Point Terminal Market in the Bronx, NY, helped to found the company in... Read more
FPFC charity event raises record amount
The annual December charity luncheon of the Fresh Produce and Floral Council on Dec. 9 raised about $110,000 for Caterina's Club, an Anaheim, CA, charity that feeds a pasta dinner to homeless and underprivileged... Read more
New York Produce Show & Conference kicks off
NEW YORK — The sixth annual New York Produce Show & Conference expo took place Wednesday, Dec. 2, at the Jacob Javits Convention Center on Manhattan's West Side. The event, which kicked off Dec. 1... Read more
Opening reception kicks off New York Produce Show & Conference
NEW YORK — The sixth annual New York Produce Show & Conference, co-sponsored by the Eastern Produce Council, kicked off Tuesday evening, Dec. 1 with an opening reception at the New York Hilton... Read more
QPMA Oyster Party
The 30th annual QPMA Oyster Party took place Nov. 6 at Le Rizz Receptions in St-Léonard, QC. The warm and festive atmosphere was an ideal place for visitors to meet customers old and new, and socialize... Read more