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Special  —  PMA Fresh Summit


Redventure

Adventurous red potato dishes

This year, Black Gold Farms will be showcasing an exciting new display at PMA’s Fresh Summit in Orlando, FL, introducing a groundbreaking, full-year promotional program, while serving up bold & interesting potato dishes that will guarantee all attendees get to experience a REDVENTURE firsthand.Consumers.....

Kale hybrid on display at PMA Fresh Summit

Kalettes™, the kale and Brussels sprouts hybrid, are excited to announce their presence at the 2016 PMA Fresh Summit in Orlando, Florida. Growers and distributors of this trendy new vegetable encourage attendees to experience its fresh fusion of sweet and nutty flavors up close and personal at the following.....

New bulk packaging unveiled at PMA

An innovative new product for automated packaging is about to be unveiled at the upcoming PMA Fresh Summit, according to Gary Ward from Johnson Matthey. "This could be the future of MA/MH bulk packaging!"Johnson Matthey has developed a unique MA/MH film structure that is applicable for flow pack machines......

NatureFresh to introduces OhioRed™ at the show

TomBox™ announced as finalist for PMA Impact Award

The Produce Marketing Association recently announced that NatureFresh™ Farms is a Finalist for the PMA Impact Award: Excellence in Packaging. NatureFresh’s TomBox™ will be featured at the upcoming PMA Fresh Summit Tradeshow & Convention in Orlando, FL October 15-16 in the Innovation @ Work section of the.....

California Avocado Commission to celebrate 45 years at PMA

At the Produce Marketing Association (PMA) Fresh Summit in Orlando, Florida, the California Avocado Commission (CAC) will celebrate its 45th year as an exhibitor. During the Expo on October 15 and 16 the Commission will share information about the 2017 California avocado season, and also unveil a new.....

New logos for Tom Lange

In a move to highlight the core strengths of the Tom Lange Family of Companies, the company is introducing three new logos. Each new logo will identify one of the three company pillars; Tom Lange Company, Lange Logistics, and Seven Seas; which when combined cover all facets of the produce industry, from.....

New convenience line of potatoes

Watch for Fresh Solutions Network’s new convenience line of potatoes at this year’s PMA show! Fresh Solutions Network, LLC (FSN), is a group of family-owned growers and shippers, working together to make the potato and onion industry better for everyone. FSN operates on a national level, while each Network.....

Showcasing new freeze-dried mango at PMA Fresh Summit

Crunchies Natural Food Company

Crunchies Natural Food Company was the first consumer brand to focus on freeze-dried snacks and is the only U.S. consumer freeze-dry brand that’s vertically integrated farm to fork, embracing responsible sourcing practices.Crunchies will be highlighting its new and improved freeze-dried mango snacks at.....

Launch of Peruvian sweet onion season

This month Shuman Produce has officially launched the RealSweet® Peruvian sweet onion season, which dovetails with the RealSweet® Vidalia® onion season to provide customers with sweet onions year-round.Shuman Produce began growing sweet onions in Peru decades ago, due to the high demand of RealSweet® Vidalia.....

La Minita Fresh expands with sweet corn, and pepper programmes

In its second year as an exhibitor, La Minita Fresh will use the upcoming PMA Fresh Summit event to tout their expanded sweet corn and pepper programmes. Like the rest of their product offerings, the shipper will source its sweet corn from Mexico and distribute it throughout the United States.“We're.....

Giumarra Vineyards to highlight ARRA table grapes

At this year’s PMA Fresh Summit, Giumarra Vineyards will be highlighting three ARRA table grape varieties: the ARRA 15, ARRA 28, ARRA 29 and ARRA 32. “They’re newer varieties and they have a lot of great eatability and quality characteristics that we’re excited about,” said Mimi Dorsey, VP of Marketing &.....

Honeybear to show off apple varieties at PMA show

Long-term PMA member Honeybear, will be at this year’s PMA show with their two newest apple varieties – RiverBelle and Pazazz. Having been a presence at the show for nearly 20 years, Don Roper, Vice President of Sales & Marketing, loves the show for its opportunities to show the best in what companies.....

Wilcox Fresh make return appearance at PMA show

“We’ve been displaying at the PMA Fresh Summit for ten years or longer. We used to display with Bird’s Eye Fresh before, but now we show our produce in our own booth,” said Derek Peterson of Wilcox Fresh. "We’ll have a full array of potatoes, onions, sweet potatoes and organic vegetables,” Peterson said......

Naturipe Berry Growers invest in Harvest CROO Robotics

Naturipe Berry Growers has joined the growing list of strawberry industry investors supporting Harvest CROO Robotics’ mission to answer the need for agricultural labour with technology. Naturipe is one of the largest strawberry growers in North America. With the support of Naturipe, now more than 20% of the.....

Well-Pict to bring more berry education to PMAs

At the 2016 PMA Fresh Summit, Well-Pict Berries will be showcasing its entire line of conventional and organic strawberry as well as conventional raspberry products, including the various sizes offered.“We also have a few programs that we’re going to be introducing shortly before PMA that are geared toward.....

Golden Beach, Inc.to showcase new snacks at Fresh Summit

“We’ve been exhibiting at the PMA show for a few years, three to be specific,” said Steven Wang of Golden Beach, Inc. At this year’s show, Golden Beach will be showcasing its fruit cups and dry roasted snacks. “We’re choosing to showcase these products because they are easy to take and eat in this on-the-go.....

FreshPlaza Special: PMA Fresh Summit

Starting today until October 31, a section of the daily newsletter will be dedicated to the PMA Fresh Summit trade show. Every day, this section will be updated with new editorial content related to the show.Do you have a new product or innovation that you will be promoting at the Fresh Summit? Or any other.....

PMA, United Fresh establish joint working group on Listeria monocytogenes

Produce Marketing Association (PMA) and United Fresh Produce Association (United Fresh) are collaborating to address produce-specific challenges surrounding Listeria monocytogenes (Lm). While both organizations have been actively working with their respective members on individual projects related to.....