Derek and Richard Vollebregt two generations at Cravo. Derek kicked off his career at the PMA 2015
Miss Florida Citrus and Kim Flores with Seald Sweet International.
Deborah Meidan from Stepac, for the first time at the booth of their new investors
Grapes from California represented by Adrian Rivera, Carolyn Hughes and Fabian Garcia.
Paul Mastronardi from Sunset presents the Tomato of Yore and the Flavor Bombs
Rebecca Rasmussen, Paul Coosemans and Beatriz Vergara with Coosemans Worldwide.
Katharine Grove from CMI with Kiku for Kicks campaign
An impression of the number of specialty products Coosemans Worldwide has to offer.
Stephen Cowan presents the Ultimate Tomato X. A new tomato with a crunch and a good balance in acidity and sweetness
Brian Jenny from Naturipe Farms proudly showing the snack packs of blueberries that won the PMA Impact Award for Excellence in Packaging. Congratulations!
The team of Pure Flavor in a complete new designed booth
Naturipe's snack packs of blueberries.
Mary Coffee from Viva Tierra with the new organic kiwi from Italy
The team of Vision Produce Company and Vision Import Group.
Also in the stand Yaniv Cohen from Hadiklaim Bev Ferguson, Mohsin Masud and Roy Ferguson from Chantler Packaging promoting the PrimePro and Enduropouch.
Karen Murphy, Tim Grady, Xiaoling Dong and Eric Fernandes of NatureSeal, Inc.
Jill Morrisson from Oneonta Starr Ranch Growers prootes the Juici. This apple will be availble in commercial volumes from 2017. The apple is known from its name, as it contains a lot of juice, but is crunchy as well.
Andres Ocampo and Melissa Hartmann de Barros with HLB Specialties. On display are goldenberries and organic Formosa papayas.
Debbie an Bobby Daughtry from Farm Fresh Produce promoting the sweet potatoes from North Carolina.
Hobgoblin grapes for Halloween promoted by Gene Coughlin, George Galloway and Nick Dulcich of Sunlight International.
Lynsey Kennedy, Mónica Arellano, Jeff Correa and Francesco Sicherle from Pear Bureau Northwest.
Mark McBride with Coastline Farms showing nutraleaf lettuce.
Gregory Lyons from Agrofresh promotest h RipeLock
Charlie Eagle showing specialty vegetable products from Southern Specialties.
The team of the Northwest Cherries
Joan Wickham with Sunkist showing peak of season heritage packaging for sweet navel oranges. This label will only be used when production is at its peak.
Luca Montanari from Unitec
Pummelos from Sunkist. The side of the bin contains information for consumers on how to peel a pummelo.
Bre Engel and Becky Wilson from Tom Lange proud of their first Organic citrus line and the Big Five brand (promoting citrus and other commodities from South Africa).
Brett Burdsal and Mark Cassius from SunFed, showing Melonheads and Yum Melons.
Two new products from SunFed: Yum Melons and Melonheads
The team of Freska Produce International proudly showing mangos.
Two generations DeGiglio next to the painting of Shirley Chapman of an authentic Italian landscape. The bags of Heavenly Villagio Marzano in the hands are a limited edition with the graphics of the painting on them.
Chef Hugh Acheson and Jan DeLyser with the California Avocado Commission. The chef prepared some delicious avocado dishes.
Bram Hulshoff and Gonzalo Viveros Herrera with Desert Farms, a grower of green asparagus.
Cris Pye and Valentina Marin with Tajin, showing the possibilities of adding seasoning to fruit and vegetables.
Robert Schueller with Melissa's.
Roasted Dutch Yellow Potatoes, introduced by Melissa's this past week.
Melissa's Spicy Edamame and Roasted Jalapeno Peppers will be launched in December.
Mitchell Amicone with the Amco Group.
Alexandra Rose and Natalie King with Ruby Fresh, preparing recipes that include pomegranate arils.
Pomegranate (aril) display from Ruby Fresh
Marion Tabard with Turbana
Rocio Munoz and Chris Cordero with Babe Farms
Chef Dave Munson and Marty Kamer from Keystone Fruit Marketing.
Sweet onions on display at Keystone Fruit Marketing
John Carter, Megan Roosevelt and John Chamberlain promoting Limoneira's Lemons for Life campaign.
The Railex team. From left to right John Stacati, Patrick Bruno, Michael Clayton and Christopher Cole.
John Lazopoulos and Mark Hanks from DNE World Fruit.
The team of Gourmet Trading!
Wayne Brandt, Dave Maddux and Darrin Kirk with Brandt Farms. The company just introduced Simple Simmons.
Jose Marrero and Chris Lindley from Farm Stand Fresh Foods with rasta-rabi in the booth of Bejo Seeds.
Jimmy Coppola with Westmoreland Sales/TopLine Farms proudly showing new tomato products and new packaging: Heirlooms and Browns.
Orange and Red Gourmet Roma tomatoes from Westmoreland Sales/Topline Farms. The orange Romas were introduced this year. Both varieties are greenhouse grown.
David Geen and Julie McLachlan of Jealous Fruits, giving out samples of delicious Canadian cherries.
Victoria Nuevo-Celeste and Al Bates from Sun Pacific talked with excitement about their Vintage Sweets Heirloom Navel oranges.
The team of Western Fresh Marketing
Randy Shell, Ross Verner, Brian Klesmith and Tim Worden of RPE Spud.
Tim Horvath and J.D. Fowler of Fowler Farms.
Team of PakSense represented by Lee Larivee, Rachel Beckler, Hilary Dovey and Rodrigo Aliaga Silva.
Kenny Lund, Tracey Lewin and Eddie Lund from Allen Lund Company.
Roy Vespier from Honey Bear Tree Fruit Company talked about the year-round program with the Smitten apple. Imported from New Zealand, but also grown in Washington state.
Janice Honigberg with Sun Belle.
Taylor Lemke, Kenneth Hops and Tim Polfer of Sun Belle.
Brenda Oglesby, Madeline Massey and Ivan Willis with Southern Produce Distributors, Inc. proudly showing sweet potatoes.
Sean Hsu of Known-You Seed
Diarmuid Meagher, Jeff Nielsen and Grant Ruggles with Tomra sorting solutions.
Stetson Lehman proudly shows a pouch bag of Percinnamons
A new product from Kingsburg Orchards: Percinnamons
George Thistle with Thermal Technologies
The team of Redline Solutions from left to right: Todd Baggett, Rick Dodd, Fritz Burnell and Carol Golsch.
Natalie Sexton and John Martinelli of Natalie's Orchid Island Juice Company.
Darrin Carpenter and Lindsay Ehlis of Borton Fruit.
Jim Alvarez and Roy Duleba of Coast Tropical
Jeff Watkin with Sev-Rend showing packaging for clementines.
Showing shelving options for the produce department: Mark Chenoweth with Carlson AirFlo.
Curry & Company represented by Jacob Mayfield
The team of WP Rawl!
Jason Rodgers and Jessica Gibson with Titan Farms
The team of Chelan Fresh
Dave Martinez, Angela Salinas and Gabriella Besan showing broccoli rabe and other vegetable items from D'Arrigo Brothers.
Jaap Dane, Matt Modena, John Newell, Jeff Madu and Ryan Cherry of Windset Farms
Jamey Higham and J.P. Surerus with Potandon Produce.
Impression of the booth of Lakeside Produce Inc.
John Corsaro and Kellee Harris with Giumarra Companies.
Howard Nager and Loren Queen of Domex Superfresh Growers showing pouch bags with pears and apples.
David Krause with The Wonderful Company showing Wonderful Halos. Harvest started this week.
Dino Iacovino, Felipe Garcia and Luis Lopez with Master's Touch.
Desert Jewels, new grape tomato packaging from Master's Touch.
Jon and Jack Esformes with Sunripe Certified Brands.
Julie Myhre and Nicole Brandt with Robinson Fresh
John Ball of Ball Design
Al Finch with Florida Classic Growers, showing navel oranges.
The team of Rainier Fruit
Rainier's Junami apples will be shipped as of early November.
The Lady Alice variety from Rainier will be available for shipment as of January.
Matt Kastensmidt and GT Parris from IMG Citrus
Chef Scott Seddon with Pero Family Farms shows a bag of mini sweet pepper rings as well as a snack pack with a yogurt ranch dip.
Peter Leifermann, Kristy Sanchez, Rolando Castillo and Sam Skogstad with Brooks Tropicals.
Starfruit on display at the Brooks Tropicals booth.
Papaya's are an important fruit variety for Brooks Tropicals.
Brian Rayfield, Christy Cunningham and Kohl Brown with J&J Family of Farms.
Jeff Olson, Michele Morgan and Brian Forrest with Youngstown Distributors, known for pomegranates and arils.
Mushroom display from Monterey Mushrooms
Justin Shiver with Branch
Eduardo Serena and Oscar Garcia representing Avocados from Mexico.
Alisha Albinder with Hudson River Fruit. As of next week, the company will ship Empire apples in Star Wars-themed bags.
The team of Coliman Organic!
Pete Douglas and Brian Evans from Stemilt showing Lil Snappers apples.
From left to right: Rick Chong with Sutherland S.A. Produce and Don Westcott, Lisa Linton and Chris Pollock with BC Tree Fruits.
Gideon Feiner with Polymer Logistics proudly showing woodgrain crates.
Mark Erickson, Jeff Lair and Tim Reardon with Blue Book Services
Santiago Morera promoting avocados at the Mexico Pavillion.
Oakley Boren, Jennifer Poulson and Karen Szaltis from Frieda's Specialty Produce.
Ben Antongiovianni and Robert Dobrzanski with Caramel Naturel. They had lots of dates on display.
Richard Butera with Maglio Companies, showing the pouch bag with seedless watermelon.
Federico Boscolo and Dennis Donohue with Royal Rose
Pete Overgaag with Hollandia Produce
Brandi Potter with Hollandia Produce
Don Klusendorf with Bonipak
Chris Brazeel, Paul Bogetti and Dan Miller with JMB Produce.
Justin Grossman and Diana McClean with Ocean Mist Farms, showing the company's organic segment that was launched in July.
Ocean Mist organic produce line
Ocean Mist won the PMA Impact Award for Excellence in Packaging with its kalettes.
The team of Fresh Solutions Network surrounding roastables potatoes.
Michael Harris with Lone Star Citrus Growers
Lone Star Citrus wants to revitalize the grapefruit category with Winter Sweetz.
Mary Bacchetti and Shaina Lovitt with GloriAnn Farms.
Gregory Lyons with AgroFresh
Susan Atwater and Joanne Yam showing IFCO's new RPC.
George Shropshire with Love Beets
New product from Love Beets: smoky-BBQ shredded beets.
Bob Montgomery with Beachside Produce
Jim Grabowski with Well Pict
Tom Ryan and Ray Mastronardi with DelFresco Produce Ltd.
Bernardo Guzman, Joe Aronica and Willie Sosa with Sage Fruit
Keith Mathews, Tim Cavanaugh and Justin Bos in the orchard of First Fruits Marketing of Washington.
The team of Stellar Distributing/ Catania Worldwide. From left to right Kurt Cappelluti, Connie Gil, Nick Cappelluti and Brian Lapin.
The team of Star Produce
Team of California Giant Berry Farms. The company is increasing the blueberry volumes and trying to extend the shoulder months fort he strawberries.
Tom Lange started with a new brand for South Africa, Big Five!
David Bell from Houwelings holds Houweling’s signature selections. A premium line tomato they can offer next tot heir standard line.
Jim DiMenna from Red Sun Farms presents the organic line of peppers from Mexico and the organic tomatoes with new packaging.
The new packaging for organic grape tomatoes from Red Sun Farms, it is a fiber base packaging.
Josh Garett from Clifton Seed worked closely with Sakata fort he Infinite melon. It has a long shelflife (3-4 weeks) and higher brix level (12-16) compared to other cantaloupe melons.
Millenium broccoli from Sakata used for crown cut and short trim.
Matt Linder shows the Millenium broccoli
Helen Aquino from Village Farms holds the Lipsmack, Cabernet and Cherry No 9 tomato.
Michael Larose, Rob larose and Jarod Huck from BioSafe Systems
F-750 from Felix Instruments measures dry matter in apple
And here are the results from the F-750 from Felix Instruments
Michael Larman from Felix Intsruments with the F-750
Steve Page and Greg Akins from Catlytic Generators
Danny Watts from Purity Organic
Joe Chapon from Maf Industries promotes the sorters
Benjamin Singh and Gordon Nobuto from Food Freshly North America
Outragesly Fresh a new packaging from Oppy to promote the greenhouse vegetables in a “jar”
Luis de Saracho from Divemex, Mike Reed and Len Krahn from SunSelect
Driscoll’s shows the audence what you can do with berries and pastery
Peter Warren from Ayco, Julien and Eva Aumar from BioXtend
Michael Joergensen from Naturesweet promotes the Constelllation
Constellation is a mix of 5 premium tomatoes from snack to bigger ones. Each tomato can be used in a different way. It also includes a chocolate tomato.
Mike Riley from Compac next to the new grading machine Spectrim
Andrés Armstrong from Chilean Blueberry Committee looking forward to coming blueberry season
Enough food at the Mucci bar
Chef Roger Mooking shows culinary skils with recipes, that can easily be adapted by the consumers
Nancy Pickersgill promotest the Kumato campaign, where you can win this bike
Booth of BBC Technologies promoting their products
Viva Tierra has a new packaging fort he Organic kiwi from Italy. The season is about to start.
Gian Gamberini and Massimo Bellotti from Nespak with a new 90 gram shaker
Gary Tozzo and Eran Nadler from Mor USA
Anne Jackowetz and Benjamin Martin from Cravo
Mariette Hilborne and Mandy Hart from Marco
The team of Naturefresh Farms promoting red bell pepper juice