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Special — PMA Fresh Summit
More buyers and exhibitors at PMA New Orleans
PMA Fresh Summit was back in New Orleans this year, the last time was in 2002. Many participants were very excited about visiting the city, but beyond that the biggest trade show in North America took place last weekend.This year there was a good registration of participants, not as many as in.....
PMA strategic plan delivers year-round value for members worldwide
Helping members build connections, apply advances in science and technology, identify talent and reduce barriers to consumption is the aim of Produce Marketing Association's (PMA) strategic plan for 2014-2018. Jan DeLyser, PMA chairman of the board and California Avocado Commission vice president of.....
Report from Fresh Summit Convention and Expo
VLAM shows the US what the Belgian fruit and vegetable sector has to offer
For the first time in 11 years the Fresh Summit Convention and ExpoPMA was in New Orleans again. From 18 to 20 October the Ernest Memorial Hall formed the meeting place for fruit and vegetable contacts from all over the world. Belgium was also present with a stand, smelling of fresh soup and other goodies......
It’sFresh! named best first-time exhibitor at PMA
It’sFresh!, the technology innovations company delivering breakthrough solutions for food freshness, announces that it has taken home the best first-time exhibitor award at the Produce Marketing Association (PMA) Fresh Summit Convention & Expo in New Orleans. The company was showcasing its unique.....
Semiannual meeting held in conjunction with PMA Fresh Summit
PTI Leadership Council supports use of advance ship notice for traceability
Produce Traceability Initiative (PTI) Leadership Council members agree the use of the Advance Ship Notice (ASN) is the preferred method for exchanging traceability data between trading partners in the produce industry. As a result of industry's implementation efforts with ASNs and the Hybrid Pallet.....
Grant J Hunt introduces 4 lb. California orange bag with Tajín seasonings
The Grant J. Hunt Company introduced a California Orange/ Tajín Seasoning bag at PMA’s Fresh Summit in New Orleans.The bag will feature California navel or valencia oranges depending upon the season. It is a 4lb. bag and is available year round. Tajin seasoning is the leading produce seasoning in Mexico and.....
Photo report novelties
Special packaging and varieties set tone at PMA Fresh Summit
Just as in previous years, a lot of new novelties were on display at the entrance of the PMA Fresh Summit. In the past there was a huge difference between the products available from Europe and North America but in recent years this has no longer been the case. However, more and more local growers from the.....
Mastronardi makes donation to feeding America in New Orleans
Mastronardi Produce was in New Orleans for PMA Fresh Summit and is impacting the community in a big way.On Thursday, staff from Mastronardi Produce paid a visit to Second Harvest, the local chapter of Feeding America, and they didn't go empty handed. Mastronardi donated 1,000 cases of fresh, gourmet.....
Crispy Green to exhibit at the 2013 PMA Fresh Summit in New Orleans
Crispy Green®, the maker of Crispy Green premium Crispy Fruit freeze-dried fruit snacks, which recently received the “Editor’s Pick” award from Progressive Grocer and is the snack Oprah.com called "a great alternative to fresh fruit," will be exhibiting at the annual PMA Fresh Summit in New Orleans, October.....
AMC Direct to unveil new brand and website at PMA Fresh Summit
AMC Direct, a U.S importer of fresh produce, announces today that the company, along with sister companies AMC Fazio and AMC Canada will unveil their new logo and marketing assets at the 2013 PMA Fresh Summit Convention & Expo. All three companies are members of Spain based, The AMC Group."We are very.....
Green Giant ® fresh pouch packaging selected as PMA Impact Award finalist
Green Giant Fresh has announced that the company’s Pouch Packaging Line has been selected as a finalist for the PMA Impact Award.The proprietary pouch design integrates the highest standards in resins and materials to ensure the perfect combination of form, feel and graphics. The re-sealable, ‘grab & go’.....
sensor-based optical sorting with the Halo 500 system
Tomra to demonstrate latest in optical food sorting at PMA Fresh Summit
Representing the latest advance in sensor-based optical sorting and grading, the Halo delivers high-performance across of a wide variety of foods. It views and analyzes attributes - such as colors, shapes, blemishes, foreign materials and difficult-to-see defects in product composition - to produce a highly.....
Introduction of CEO, award winning products and new licensing agreement on tap
Crunch Pak® has new information to share with customers at PMA
Crunch Pak®, the sliced apples specialist, has several pieces of new information to share with customers at the 2013 PMA Fresh Summit in New Orleans.Crunch Pak's 20 x 40-foot booth (#403) will highlight the variety and scope of the company's products available and include a cooking station with Chef Amanda.....
Gator eggs hatch just in time for PMA Fresh Summit 2013
In a world where bigger is better, the famous avocado just got smaller. The newest addition to the avocado family is the Gator Egg, a single-serving avocado whose moniker is derived from the avocado's old-time nickname - alligator pear.Only a bit larger than a regular egg, each Gator Egg provides about a.....