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Special  —  PMA Fresh Summit


The newest in produce labeling technology at Fresh Summit

Hurst International, provider of fruit labeling technology and the originator of the patented Print on Demand (POD) Versaprint labeling system, is offering PMA attendees a chance to witness firsthand the system’s capability, versatility and “on demand” features as labels print to serve as raffle tickets for a.....

SnapDragon & RubyFrost apples featured for the first time

Crunch Time Apple Growers will be featured in the Fresh Ideas Showcase at the PMA Fresh Summit. Their display will be showcasing the SnapDragon and RubyFrost apples. “It’s going to be exciting,” says Rena Montedoro. The newly designed booth portrays a vintage apple farm market feel.Her main focus at the show.....

Celebrate Zespri’s 20th anniversary and take a virtual reality tour

Stop by Zespri booth 901, in Hall B, during the PMA Fresh Summit to blend up a smoothie on Zespri’s blender bike or relax with a cool, refreshing kiwitini; meet with their regional market development managers to plan customized programs; or go on a virtual reality tour to look inside a New Zealand kiwifruit.....

Australian mango's on display

Third time is a charm for this California-based exhibitor

Spend a lot of the time on the floor. That’s the advice coming from The Giumarra Co., who is exhibiting for its third year at the Produce Marketing Association’s 2017 Fresh Summit.“This is a key event for our company,” says Megan Schulz of the Los Angeles, Ca.-based company. “We have been bringing a large.....

PMA Fresh Summit

Pure Flavor to promote snacking category & Georgia greenhouse project

In just weeks thousands of produce industry executives across multiple segments and categories will be heading to New Orleans to participate in the Produce Marketing Association’s annual Fresh Summit Convention & Trade Show.With an interactive display planned for both the trade show and outside of the.....

Apples featured in snack category at upcoming PMA

Apples for Crunch Pak’s new Apple Rings are coming in from all the large growing regions including Washington, New York, Pennsylvania and Michigan. As far as supplies, “This year hasn’t been a challenge getting supply,” says Megan Wade with the company. What can be an issue at any time of year, however is.....

I Love Produce

Table-soccer challenge and give-away at Fresh Summit show

Foosball is a fun game to many people, but it is also a highly competitive sport around the world where it is also known as table-soccer, baby-foot, metegol, kicker and futbolito.I Love Produce has the pleasure of hosting two of the best foosball players in the history of the sport, Todd Loffredo and Kristin.....

Focus on hothouse mini sweet peppers and organic grape tomatoes

Despite recent earthquakes and with many operations in several states in Mexico, Group Alta has maintained steady production in its hothouses, located in Baja, Sinaloa, Nayarit and Jalisco. “All of our employees are accounted for,” says Carlos Bon, Fruit Category Manager.High brix grape tomatoesMain production.....

Crispy Green will display its line of chip-like snacks

Snack category full of crunch at PMA Fresh Summit

The snack category is erring on the crunchy side at the upcoming PMA Fresh Summit with freeze-dried snack producers like Crispy Green. On the retail side, being able to display chip-like fruit snacks in the produce section is ideal. “People who shops in Produce area already in that healthy mindset. Adding.....

Arkansas family farm honored to attend PMA Fresh Summit

The PMA Fresh Summit is a great opportunity for growers to get in touch with fellow producers as well as to exchange ideas and present their produce. One family farm in Arkansas are proud to exhibit their products when they attend the event for their 6th time.Carol Ann Dominion described her family farm's.....

Westmoreland-TopLine Farms to showcase new Roma tomato at PMA

Westmoreland-TopLine Farms is no stranger at the PMA Fresh Summit. “We have been exhibiting from the beginning,” says Jimmy Coppola with the Leamington, ON- based greenhouse grower. “At first, we started off small and as part of the CPMA pavilion and eventually went onto our own floor space.”PMA has it all“PMA.....

Jim Grabowski on the PMA since Well Pict started exhibiting

“I have been to every single one of them”

“We’ve been exhibiting at the PMA for at least 25 years,” says Jim Grabowski with Well Pict. “I started with the company about 27 years ago and we didn’t exhibit the first few years. However, from the year we started, I have been to every single one of them.”“It is such a well-attended event and a great.....

October 20th

Felix Instruments to sponsor reception of NMB in New Orleans

Felix Instruments- Applied Food Science is a proud sponsor of the reception for the National Mango Board at the PMA Fresh Summit on October 20th, 2017 at the Downtown Marriott.Felix Instruments’ owner, Leonard Felix, will have the F-750 Produce Quality Meter available for demonstration. The F-750 Produce.....

California company celebrates 10 years of attending PMA’s Fresh Summit

A decade. That’s how long Oxnard, Ca.-based Freska Produce International LLC has been attending the Produce Marketing Association’s Fresh Summit conference as an exibitor.“New Orleans is always a fun venue for the show, this represents our 10th year of having a booth on the show floor at PMA,” says Freska’s.....

Louisiana exhibitor happy to see PMA show in New Orleans

As a first time exhibitor at the Produce Marketing Association’s Fresh Summit conference, Matt Garber has a few pretty straightforward reasons to attend this year’s show. “For us, the PMA is in New Orleans this year and I’m in Louisiana—that’s a big part of it,” says Garber of Iota, La.-based Garber Farms. “So.....

Veteran mushroom grower to launch new product at PMA Fresh Summit

Phillips Mushroom Farms was founded 90 years ago in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania. The family business now distributes more than 70 million pounds of mushrooms in the United States annually. They have been a regular exhibitor at the PMA Fresh Summit event for over 30 years now and are looking forward to this.....

Idaho potato grower looking forward to tenth PMA Fresh Summit

For participants at the PMA Fresh Summit, gathering together and networking at the event is and has been a valuable part of their year. As vendors see the opportunity to present new products as well as to connect with customers and suppliers, they continue to attend year after year to take advantage of this.....

DMA Solutions to offer free marketing consultation for PMA Fresh Summit

DMA Solutions will be offering free consultations leading up to and at PMA Fresh Summit to support brands looking to make an impact in 2018.From left to right, Lori Taylor,The Produce MomCEO & DMA Solutions CEO Dan’l MackeyThe company’s leadership team, including President and CEO Dan’l Mackey Almy, Vice.....