Bruce Gilkerson, Summer Jones and Chris Holden with NatureSweet. Summer shows Jubilees and Chris hold the Cherubs.
Ken Green, Matt Wright, Max Mastronardi and Tony Cappelli with Westmoreland Sales-TopLine Farms.
Dean Taylor and Peppe Bonfiglio with Sunset Mastronardi. Dean shows a pasta kit that includes minzano tomatoes, pasta and a seasoning packet. The new product is part of the company's meal solutions line.
Dill it Yourself: a new product from Sunset/Mastronardi.
Michael Napolitano and Melissa Hartmann de Barros with HLB Specialties.
Barry Botelho with Ocean Spray, showing cranberries and Justin Ruta with Oppy, showing Sungold kiwis.
Rick Chong and Kim Hoang with Sutherland S.A. Produce.
Tom Hall, Gary Clevenger and Jesus Loza with Freska Produce International.
Steven Ceccarelli with Farm Fresh
The team of Rainier Fruit: Mike Accetturo, Blaine Markley, Andy Tudor and Aaron DeHerrera.
Lyra Vance, Michael Minerva and Michael DeGiglio with Village Farms.
Heavenly tomatoes on display in the booth of Village Farms.
George Uribe, senior sales manager, together with two new additions to the Vision Companies team: Yen-Hann Wuu and Lonnie Fortuna.
Rocio Munoz, Jeff Lundberg and Ande Manos with Babe Farms.
Confetti carrots, a new product from Babe Farms. The package contains one 5lb. unit per case and is available now for food service.
Steve Zaccardi and Danny Elias with Mucci Farms, showing Smuccies and naked leaf lettuce.
Katharine Grove and Tim Welsh with CMI Orchards. Katharine shows jumbo size apples. Sizes 48, 56 and larger are plentiful this year and allow for good promotions.
Walking the show are Yanni Pitsikoulis, George Pitsikoulis and Yanni Alexkis with Canadawide.
Lyle Bagley with Sunripe Certified Brands.
Cece Krumrine and Wendy McManus with the National Mango Board.
Allison Myers and Karen Brux with Fruits from Chile.
Kasey Kelley and Brian Jenny with Naturipe.
Michael Ryshouwer with Bejo Seeds shows Mountain Magic tomatoes. This tomato variety originates in North Carolina, but is grown in Florida this time of the year.
New pink onion product from Bejo Seeds: Rosa Bella onions.
Brett Burdsal with SunFed shows organic grape tomatoes and SoHo Sweets. SoHo Sweets have a higher brix level and will be available in stores in a few weeks.
Daniel Welk and Lorri Koster with Mann Packing, showing Nourish Bowls and a holiday vegetable tray.
Representing Trucco from left to right: JC Barros, Nick Pacia and Maurizio Ghelfi. The company is known for its imports from Italy.
Furio Mazzotti, Vanessa Vechiatinia and Nick Pacia with Made in Blu/ Trucco.
Trucco's organic clementines from Italy will be available in stores within the next few weeks.
Gold kiwis imported from Italy as well.
Carlos Sanchez, Jim Carr and Frank Sanchez with Blue Book Services.
Kurt Cappelluti, Alejandra Cruz and Jose Guzman with Catania Worldwide.
Adrian Down and Greg Emery with RedLine Solutions.
Happy faces in the booth of Lakeside Produce: Troy Gage, Chris Gervini, Tom Coufal, Robert Najm and Mario Testani.
Chris DeSana with Seald Sweet.
Scott McDulin and Brian Choi with Schmieding Produce.
Kelley Precythe and Brenda Oglesby with Southern Produce Distributors showing microwaveable sweet potatoes.
Brian Gomez and Dan Acevedo with GreenFruit Avocados.
Claudia Villalobos with D'Arrigo Brothers of California.
Michael Levis, Andrew Philpott and Clint Day with Volm Companies.
Madison Barao and Colin O'Brien with International Fruit Company.
Ed Iruela and Leslie Simmons with Dave's Specialty Imports.
Scott Fein, Pach Sangkachand and Peter Creager with Robinson Fresh.
Gary Tozzo and Robin Sporn with MOR USA.
Display of exotic fruits from MOR USA.
The team of Vega Produce: Hui Lan de Marcano, Vladimir Verdecia, Marianela Holly and Phil Quintana.
Jim D'Amato, Ray Mason and Harold Paivarinta with RedSun Farms.
George and Susan Kragie with Westen Fresh Marketing. Although the season will be finishing up soon, they still had California figs on display.
Joseph Jauregui, Donny Lucy and Robert Lucy with Del Rey Avocado Company.
Mac Riggan and Eric Martinson with Chelan Fresh.
A new product from Chelan Fresh: SugarBee apples in holiday packaging.
Claire Sakho with Global Bloom
Global Bloom offers tube onions: available in one color as well as mixed color. They come in 3 ct. and 4 ct.
Berne Evans with Sun Pacific.
Brian Cook with Hollandia Produce.
Charlie Eagle and Tracey Monahan with Southern Specialties.
Southern Specialties display of hydroponically grown heirloom tomatoes from Guatemala.
Mark Breimeister with Oso Sweet onions, proudly showing a bag of Peruvian onions that are available until March.
Ray Hernandez, Joey Apostadero and Wilda Ortega with Coosemans New York.
Bob Koehler with USA Pears.
Gary Lazarski with MightyVine and Viraj Puri with Gotham Greens. Gotham Greens is an urban greenhouse grower that grows lettuce and herbs on rooftops in New York and Chicago.
Natalia Dinina and Veronica Bauer with Koppert Cress. Natalia shows a new item called Zorri cress and Veronica holds wild Vida flowers.
Natalie Erlendson and Jason Fuller with SunWorld.
DJ Ryan with Anthony Vineyards.
Annie Pape and George Campbell with Frank Donio.
Myra Gordon representing Hunts Point Produce Market.
Laura Hearn and Thomas Joyner with Nash Produce.
To the left are Bonita sweet potatoes: a white skin, white flush potato. To the right are Purple Marasaki's; a purple skin, white flush potato. Both varieties were trialed last year and Nash Produce decided to grow larger quantities this year.
Bob DeCosta, Tiffany Stornetta and David Verdrager with Apio.
Eric Frasse, Jim Provost and Neil Millman with I Love Produce, accompanied by Jim Prevor of Produce Business.
Emily Woodard and Mary Coppola with United Fresh.
Melons are an important product for Sol Marketing. Manuel Zuniga and Bernie Henderson show them proudly.
Kendra Mills with PEI Potato.
Cecilia Estreich and Jana McDonough with Baldor
Natalie Sexton with Natalie's Orchid Island Juice Company, offering juice to all trade show attendees.
Scott Seddon with Pero Family Farms, showing pickles and organic mini sweet peppers. The mini sweet peppers now also come in 16 and 24 oz. packages whereas before they were available in 8 oz. only.
Ayco Farms represented by Daniel O'Connor and Jason Miller.
Anna Abbatiello and Elise Silvester with Setton Farms.
Julie DeWolf and Joan Wickham with Sunkist, showing Pink Variegated Zebra Lemons and Meyer Lemons.
Giumarra's Gary Caloroso showing goldenberries, together with Scott Ross.
Robbert Leisink and Jacques Luteijn with Growers Packers Direct, introducing their body and brains product.
Mary Velaszquez and John Castellanos with Coast Tropical, showing one of the company's many tropical fruit items.