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Special  —  PMA Fresh Summit

Sirane - PMA Stand 570

Innovative UK firm targeting the US market

Global interest in its products has led innovative UK-based food packaging solutions company Sirane to target the US as its next big growth area.A four-man delegation will head for PMA’s Fresh Summit in Anaheim in October as the company bids to introduce its products to the fresh produce market.Sirane is the.....

PMA executive Bryan Silbermann to be honored by UC Davis University of California

Bryan Silbermann, president and CEO of the Produce Marketing Association (PMA), will be honored Oct. 5 with an “Award of Distinction” from the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CA&ES) at the University of California, Davis.The award is presented annually to those whose contributions and.....

Belgium: Flandria and Belgian fruit and vegetables internationally present

Flandria is prominently present at prestigious international conventions this fall. At the VLAM-stand, traditionally beautiful presentations fromBelgian top products are central. 7% more visitors at Asia Fruit Logistica The Asia Fruit Logistica, which was held on the 5th-7th of September in Hong Kong,.....

Sweetie boasts intense sweetness and crunch

US: New apple variety from FirstFruits of Washington

With the start of fall, apples are showing up in the produce aisle in a big way. Sweetie, an intensely sweet and crunchy new apple variety from FirstFruits of Washington, will be making an appearance at retail this September. First planted in New Zealand, Sweetie is now grown in Wash. State by Broetje.....

Odenberg to showcase benefits of Halo Optical Sorter at PMA

Odenberg will demonstrate the Halo 500 optical sorter in booth 4310 at the Produce Marketing Association’s Fresh Summit International Convention & Exposition 2012 in Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, CA from October 26 to 28. Odenberg’s Halo is the latest advancement in sensor based optical sorters for.....

US: Fresh Direct's Simply Asian kit makes stir fry easy

The Simply Asian Veggie Kit from Fresh Direct Produce has been chosen as a finalist for this year's PMA Impact award which recognizes innovation and excellence in produce packaging. The company, based in Vancouver, is one of Canada's leading fresh produce importers and wholesalers.The Simply Asian Veggie Kit.....

US: Ready Pac up for Three PMA Awards

Hard work and innovation has paid off for Ready Pac this year as three of their products have been chosen as finalists for the Impact Award to be given out at this year's PMA Fresh Summit International Convention and Exposition.The Impact Award is an annual recognition which highlights innovative fresh.....

Canada: Produce industry experience pays off for Vortex

The annual PMA Impact Award honors innovations in fresh produce packaging, and for Vortex Packaging, one of the finalists this year, decades of experience selling produce has led to acknowledgment from the industry.Vortex Packaging, which is based in Ontario, Canada, has been chosen as one of the Impact.....

US: Pure Flavor packaging receives PMA recognition

The PMA Impact award recognizes innovation and excellence in fresh produce packaging, and as a finalist for this year's Impact award, Pure Flavor has been recognized for the convenience and innovative nature of their products.Pure Flavor is a finalist for this year's Impact award for their Fresh Cuts line of.....

US: Produce Pro Software creates PPro Sales App

Produce Pro Software plans to launch the PPro Sales App at PMA Fresh Summit on October 26th in Anaheim, California. The PPro Sales App mobilizes Produce Pro’s sales functionality to provide sales staff with real-time customer specific information to optimize their sales visits. The application will.....

US: Ocean Mist Farms to debut microwavable Brussels sprout pouch

Ocean Mist Farms will introduce a new microwavable Brussels sprout pouch this fall, and though it's not on the market yet, it has already garnered a favorable reception.The pouch is nominated for this year's PMA Impact award which recognizes innovation and excellence in produce packaging. The new one-pound.....

Sunlight International fall themed grapes now shipping

Harvest Hobgoblin to dress-up produce aisles

From September 4th through October 31st, both retailers and consumers can savor the Holidays Dulcich-style, as Sunlight International packs and ships its Harvest Hobgoblin brand of Premium California Table Grapes to locations across the United States and Canada. Available in red, green, and.....