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Special  —  PMA Fresh Summit


Mexico: Cupanda explores the U.S. market in search of contacts

Cupanda, founded 59 years ago, is a Common Sales Cooperative made up of 261 members, avocado growers from the Tacámbaro region, Michoacán, which has 796 hectares of crops that yield 6.200 tons annually. They also have a packing plant from which they make shipments to various domestic and international.....

New Orleans Chef Susan Spicer Creates New California Avocado Recipes

California avocado commission spices up Fresh Summit plans

The California Avocado Commission (CAC) is putting the finishing touches on its plans for the Produce Marketing Association (PMA) Fresh Summit on October 18-20 in New Orleans. CAC communications will focus on California avocado proximity to the U.S. market and the Commission’s marketing.....

Polymer Logistics gets set for PMA Fresh Summit 2013

Polymer Logistics, provider of retail ready (RRP) products, will use the PMA Fresh Summit in New Orleans, Louisiana to showcase the improved look Rattan Style Container and the company’s new RPC’s with transparent walls. Customers are encouraged to stop by booth 4224, where Polymer visitors will be able to.....

Less than a month until PMA Fresh Summit

With the 2013 PMA Fresh Summit less than a month away, preparations for the expo are in full swing. This year's event, which will take place on October 18 through October 20 in New Orleans, will also include new features to appeal to those coming from outside the U.S.“Preparations are going extremely well as.....

Sunkist previews 2013/14 citrus season at PMA Fresh Summit

Leaves are falling, cooler temperatures are setting in and days are getting shorter – but citrus season is almost here to brighten late autumn and winter months! Sunkist is ushering in its 2013/14 season at PMA Fresh Summit, and it’s going to be delicious!“Wintertime may bring cold and snow in many parts of.....

official launch at PMA Fresh Summit in New Orleans

Twelve North American growers to use the PuraNatura cultivation method

This Autumn will see the establishment of the USDA NOP Organic certified PuraNatura cultivation method in North America. Twelve licenses will become available for both conventional and organic growers. The official launch will take place at the PMA Fresh Summit on the 18th of October in New Orleans,.....

Fresh Summit offers a PMA retailer program

A variety of global buyers will attend Fresh Summit this year through PMA’s Retailer Program. Take advantage of the opportunity to reach new prospects – download the full attendee list and start making connections now!Argentina: Grupo de Acucar, Rede OBA Hortifruti, Umai Comercio Imp. e Exp. LtdaBrazil: Rede.....

Mastronardi produce named PMA Impact Award finalist

Product and packaging innovation are at the forefront again this year at the upcoming annual PMA Fresh Summit taking place October 18-20th in New Orleans, LA. Greenhouse grower/marketer Mastronardi Produce Ltd. was recently named a Finalist for their SUNSET® Top Seal Packaging entry.SUNSET® Top Seal is a.....

Video of last years highlights

Feeling a little nostalgic about last year's PMA Fresh Summit 2012?

Feeling a little nostalgic about last year's PMA Fresh Summit 2012? Let's have a look back at the highlights from 2012 to get everyone in the mood for Fresh Summit 2013 in New Orleans. For those of you who are new to the conference, here is a good opportunity to get an impression of what it's like.

Watchwords for 2013 Fresh Summit: Innovation, Reinvigoration, Community

This year’s Fresh Summit Convention & Expo has been designed to make it easier for attendees to find the innovative ideas that keep businesses ahead of the curve, and to connect with other attendees who have similar interests during Produce Marketing Association’s (PMA) 2013 Fresh Summit convenes Oct......

Marco showcase Packhouse Productivity Improvement System at PMA

Increasing packhouse productivity by 30% will be the focus of efficiency experts Marco at this year’s PMA Fresh Summit Convention in New Orleans. (Booth 778) Following successful installations in the USA, South America, South Africa, Kenya and Europe, Marco will be showcasing their hardware and software.....

PMA provides public comments on FSMA proposed import rules

Speaking in front of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on behalf of Produce Marketing Association (PMA) members, Drs. Bob Whitaker and Jim Gorny are in Washington, D.C. commenting on the Accreditation of Third-Party Auditors and Foreign Supplier Verification Programs (FSVP) proposed rules under the.....

Connect to PMA via the app

Visitors to the PMA Summit in New Orleans, October 18-20 stay connected via the PMA App.The official Fresh Summit mobile app is a pre-show planning and onsite navigational tool. With the mobile app, you can create a personalized schedule with on-the-go details like workshop information, bookmark exhibitors.....

Fresh Summit’s education, communities are a starting point

Next month’s Fresh Summit Convention & Expo will feature cutting-edge education topics, and attendees can tailor their entire convention experience based on their business interests when the event convenes Oct. 18-20 in New Orleans, La., USA. Beyond that, the industry executives who helped Produce.....

FreshPlaza specials for September: PMA and Onions

In the month of September FreshPlaza will be featuring a Special Section on the PMA-Fresh Summit and our Global Focus will be on Onions. We are looking for your news, info about products or general company information.You can send in a press release or get in touch and we will help you with some questions or.....

Eminent Seeds launches super productive hybrid Habanero Tijuana at the PMA

Eminent Seeds has had a breakthrough with the red hybrid Habanero Tijuana, which was bred by the company. Last year Eminent grew this Habanero Tijuana for its own production and is more than satisfied with the yield. It's average yield of 20 kg per m2 is extremely high, 30% higher than all other varieties......