Southern Exposure 2017

Stephen Cowan and Danny Mucci with Mucci Farms showing Cherto tomatoes and cutecumbers, cocktail cucumbers.
Stephen Cowan and Danny Mucci with Mucci Farms showing Cherto tomatoes and cutecumbers, cocktail cucumbers.
Alice in Wonderland. From left to right: Matt Mastronardi, Jamie Moracci, Sarah Pau, Paul Murracas, Alan Asbury and sir Ken Paglione.
Alice in Wonderland. From left to right: Matt Mastronardi, Jamie Moracci, Sarah Pau, Paul Murracas, Alan Asbury and sir Ken Paglione.
Mini Munchies, a healthy snack for children
Mini Munchies, a healthy snack for children
Mark Cassius, Jon Shriver and Brett Burdsal with SunFed Produce, showing Melonheads, squash bags and produce from the new Almost Famous line.
Mark Cassius, Jon Shriver and Brett Burdsal with SunFed Produce, showing Melonheads, squash bags and produce from the new Almost Famous line.
Tom Smith, Jerry Connery, Anthony Gallino and Nick Chappell with California Giant Berry Farms.
Tom Smith, Jerry Connery, Anthony Gallino and Nick Chappell with California Giant Berry Farms.
The Sunset/Mastronardi team.
The Sunset/Mastronardi team.
Caitlin Klueber with Oppy and Karen Caruso with Zespri, showing Sungold kiwis.
Caitlin Klueber with Oppy and Karen Caruso with Zespri, showing Sungold kiwis.
Rod Conrad and Aaron DeHerrera with Rainier Fruit on the left and right. In the middle, Tony Kham and David Solis with US Foods.
Rod Conrad and Aaron DeHerrera with Rainier Fruit on the left and right. In the middle, Tony Kham and David Solis with US Foods.
Archie Taylor, Kyla Oberman, German Llanten and Joe Dugo with Naturipe Farms.
Archie Taylor, Kyla Oberman, German Llanten and Joe Dugo with Naturipe Farms.
These labels are designed to celebrate Naturipe Farms' 100-year anniversary this year.
These labels are designed to celebrate Naturipe Farms' 100-year anniversary this year.
Village Farms' Bret Wiley on the left and Lyra Vance on the right. In the middle, Jessica Kerstein with Lipman.
Village Farms' Bret Wiley on the left and Lyra Vance on the right. In the middle, Jessica Kerstein with Lipman.
Scott Marboe and Dan Wohlford with Oneonta Starr Ranch
Scott Marboe and Dan Wohlford with Oneonta Starr Ranch
David Revington with Great Lakes Greenhouses walking the show.
David Revington with Great Lakes Greenhouses walking the show.
Jon Esformes and Lyle Bagley with Sunripe Certified Brands.
Jon Esformes and Lyle Bagley with Sunripe Certified Brands.
Natalie Schulgen, Sara Madrigal and Natalie Ramirez with Driscoll's.
Natalie Schulgen, Sara Madrigal and Natalie Ramirez with Driscoll's.
The California Table Grape Commission is represented by Karen Hearn and Cindy Plummer. In the middle, Mike Carter with Southeastern Grocers.
The California Table Grape Commission is represented by Karen Hearn and Cindy Plummer. In the middle, Mike Carter with Southeastern Grocers.
Wendy McManus and Timothy Beerup with the National Mango Board.
Wendy McManus and Timothy Beerup with the National Mango Board.
Laura Dossett and Angela Serna with the National Mango Board
Laura Dossett and Angela Serna with the National Mango Board
Happy team of Tom Lange. From left to right: Grace Wilson, Chad Reece, Sam Coombs, Becky Wilson, Tony Machi, Stephanie Hilton and Brandon Machi.
Happy team of Tom Lange. From left to right: Grace Wilson, Chad Reece, Sam Coombs, Becky Wilson, Tony Machi, Stephanie Hilton and Brandon Machi.
Cole Jessup and Katherine Grove with CMI Orchards. Cole holds the number 1 selling 2lb. pear bag and Katherine shows a pouch bag with Daisy Girl apples.
Cole Jessup and Katherine Grove with CMI Orchards. Cole holds the number 1 selling 2lb. pear bag and Katherine shows a pouch bag with Daisy Girl apples.
Jim Grabowski and Alison Allwine with Well Pict
Jim Grabowski and Alison Allwine with Well Pict
Walking the show Steven Ceccarelli and Thomas Chancy with Farm Fresh Produce.
Walking the show Steven Ceccarelli and Thomas Chancy with Farm Fresh Produce.
The team of Vision Import Group: George Uribe, Lindsay Love and Allan Napolitano.
The team of Vision Import Group: George Uribe, Lindsay Love and Allan Napolitano.
The Coosemans team: April Music, Robert Culhane, Pam Wooten, Jeff Bruff, Zuleidy Beltran and Jonathan Roussel.
The Coosemans team: April Music, Robert Culhane, Pam Wooten, Jeff Bruff, Zuleidy Beltran and Jonathan Roussel.
Jonathan Roussel with Rock Garden/ Coosesmans Worldwide proudly shows the company's new tea mix.
Jonathan Roussel with Rock Garden/ Coosesmans Worldwide proudly shows the company's new tea mix.
Tea mixes: a brand new product from Rock Garden/Coosemans. It contains all ingredients for 4 cups of tea.
Tea mixes: a brand new product from Rock Garden/Coosemans. It contains all ingredients for 4 cups of tea.
Oscar Torres with Albert's Organics
Oscar Torres with Albert's Organics
Walking the show are Larry Schembri with Katzman Produce, Allan Sanchez with New Limeco and Luis Orrantia with Tropical Specialists.
Walking the show are Larry Schembri with Katzman Produce, Allan Sanchez with New Limeco and Luis Orrantia with Tropical Specialists.
Walter Johanson and Bob Koehler representing USA Pears.
Walter Johanson and Bob Koehler representing USA Pears.
The team of Westmoreland-TopLine Farms from left to right: Max Mastronardi, Ken Green, Dino Dilaudo and Tony Cappelli.
The team of Westmoreland-TopLine Farms from left to right: Max Mastronardi, Ken Green, Dino Dilaudo and Tony Cappelli.
Mathew Tate and Chris Schilling with Aramark are visiting with Karen Brux from Fruits from Chile.
Mathew Tate and Chris Schilling with Aramark are visiting with Karen Brux from Fruits from Chile.
Jeff Thomas and Stephanie Williams with Scott Farms
Jeff Thomas and Stephanie Williams with Scott Farms
Jeffrey Freeman, Kimberly St George and Daniel Welk with Mann Packing
Jeffrey Freeman, Kimberly St George and Daniel Welk with Mann Packing
SiCar Farms is represented by Lilia Alvarez and Miguel Rivera
SiCar Farms is represented by Lilia Alvarez and Miguel Rivera
Gray Vinson, Kim Flores, David Brocksmith, Mayda Sotomayor and Chris DeSana with Seadl Sweet International.
Gray Vinson, Kim Flores, David Brocksmith, Mayda Sotomayor and Chris DeSana with Seadl Sweet International.
Carla Conte, Bruce Gilkerson and Kathryn Ault with NatureSweet Farms.
Carla Conte, Bruce Gilkerson and Kathryn Ault with NatureSweet Farms.
The team of Red Sun Farms: Kyle Moynahan, Jim DeMenna, Harold Paivarinta, Carlos Visconti and Thierry Legros.
The team of Red Sun Farms: Kyle Moynahan, Jim DeMenna, Harold Paivarinta, Carlos Visconti and Thierry Legros.
Anthony Stetson, Ethan Williams and George Galloway with Sunlight International.
Anthony Stetson, Ethan Williams and George Galloway with Sunlight International.
The team of Lakeside Produce.
The team of Lakeside Produce.
The team of Robinson Fresh showing produce from the recently launched Misfits line. From left to right: Andrew Casserly, Natalie Lohan, Tim Forseth and Peter Creager.
The team of Robinson Fresh showing produce from the recently launched Misfits line. From left to right: Andrew Casserly, Natalie Lohan, Tim Forseth and Peter Creager.
Enjoying a chilled beer while walking the show are Nick Cappelluti with Catania Worldwide and Bill Purewal with Pure Fresh.
Enjoying a chilled beer while walking the show are Nick Cappelluti with Catania Worldwide and Bill Purewal with Pure Fresh.
Jose Herrera with Kingsburg Orchards walks the show.
Jose Herrera with Kingsburg Orchards walks the show.
The team of Shuman Produce: Broc Davis, Susannah Lanier, Erin Waters and Mark Shuman.
The team of Shuman Produce: Broc Davis, Susannah Lanier, Erin Waters and Mark Shuman.
Cathy Quiring and Sharon Wowryk representing NatureFresh Farms.
Cathy Quiring and Sharon Wowryk representing NatureFresh Farms.
Kevin Leap, Alex Jackson Berkley and Karen Caplan with Friedas.
Kevin Leap, Alex Jackson Berkley and Karen Caplan with Friedas.
Jonathan Raduns, Jacquie Trombley and Byron Mellon with Ontario Greenhouse Vegetable Growers.
Jonathan Raduns, Jacquie Trombley and Byron Mellon with Ontario Greenhouse Vegetable Growers.
Lana Shuman, Natalie Parker and Pam Davis with Shuman Produce try fresh coconut water from J&C Tropicals.
Lana Shuman, Natalie Parker and Pam Davis with Shuman Produce try fresh coconut water from J&C Tropicals.
Adrian Capote with J&C Tropicals
Adrian Capote with J&C Tropicals
Scott McDulin with Schmieding Produce attending the show.
Scott McDulin with Schmieding Produce attending the show.
Mark Ricci with Amco Produce showing mini cucumbers
Mark Ricci with Amco Produce showing mini cucumbers
Thomas Webb with Nash Produce
Thomas Webb with Nash Produce
The team of Mission Produce, from left to right: Robb Bertels, Megan Berenbach, Bryan Garibay and Brent Scattini.
The team of Mission Produce, from left to right: Robb Bertels, Megan Berenbach, Bryan Garibay and Brent Scattini.
Brenda Oglesby and Kelley Precythe with Southern Produce Distributors.
Brenda Oglesby and Kelley Precythe with Southern Produce Distributors.
Susan Waters with the Vidalia Onion Committee.
Susan Waters with the Vidalia Onion Committee.
Leslie Simmons and Mike Bowe with Dave's. This year, the company celebrates its 25th anniversary.
Leslie Simmons and Mike Bowe with Dave's. This year, the company celebrates its 25th anniversary.
This year, Dave's brought back its pomegranate arils.
This year, Dave's brought back its pomegranate arils.
Conner O'Malley and Tyler Weinbender with Domex SuperFresh Growers show pouch bags of Autumn Glory apples and organic apples.
Conner O'Malley and Tyler Weinbender with Domex SuperFresh Growers show pouch bags of Autumn Glory apples and organic apples.
Proudly showing a selection of Apio's products are Drew Callaghan, Cheri Langford and Matt Barnat. Drew shows the new cauliflower rice product.
Proudly showing a selection of Apio's products are Drew Callaghan, Cheri Langford and Matt Barnat. Drew shows the new cauliflower rice product.
Tim Evans, Gil King and Eric Martinson with Chelan Fresh, proudly showing Rockit apples, the cherry cup and a pouch bag with pears.
Tim Evans, Gil King and Eric Martinson with Chelan Fresh, proudly showing Rockit apples, the cherry cup and a pouch bag with pears.
Mary Velasquez and Tom Hall with Freska Produce showing a 6 lb. box of mangos that comes in conventional as well as organic.
Mary Velasquez and Tom Hall with Freska Produce showing a 6 lb. box of mangos that comes in conventional as well as organic.
Matt Curry with Curry & Company, getting ready for the Vidalia carrot season.
Matt Curry with Curry & Company, getting ready for the Vidalia carrot season.
Dennis Malone and John Battle with Great Lakes International Trading.
Dennis Malone and John Battle with Great Lakes International Trading.
Andrew Horn with Kingsburg Orchards next to a beautiful selection of California citrus.
Andrew Horn with Kingsburg Orchards next to a beautiful selection of California citrus.
The team of Star Group showing British Columbia grown tomatoes, blueberries and cherries: Lorie Lubyk, Carolin Walter, Chris Messent, Jarrett Little and Dariel Trottier.
The team of Star Group showing British Columbia grown tomatoes, blueberries and cherries: Lorie Lubyk, Carolin Walter, Chris Messent, Jarrett Little and Dariel Trottier.
Mark Breimeister and Brian Kastick with Oso Sweet, showing sweet onions from Peru.
Mark Breimeister and Brian Kastick with Oso Sweet, showing sweet onions from Peru.
Proudly showing purple asparagus and white asparagus are Ben Martin and Paul Mortanian with Gourmet Trading Company.
Proudly showing purple asparagus and white asparagus are Ben Martin and Paul Mortanian with Gourmet Trading Company.
Jim Gatter with Sunny Valley International. The company is known for peaches and blueberries.
Jim Gatter with Sunny Valley International. The company is known for peaches and blueberries.
Sue Garcia and Mary Ostlund with Brooks Tropicals
Sue Garcia and Mary Ostlund with Brooks Tropicals
Tad Wanless and Tina Turek with Turek Farms/Cayuga Produce.
Tad Wanless and Tina Turek with Turek Farms/Cayuga Produce.
Wilson Dominguez and Christopher Gonzalez with WP Produce.
Wilson Dominguez and Christopher Gonzalez with WP Produce.
Selection of tropical and exotic produce items from WP Produce, including greenskin avocados, malanga, yuca, plantains, ginger and calabazas.
Selection of tropical and exotic produce items from WP Produce, including greenskin avocados, malanga, yuca, plantains, ginger and calabazas.
Marcus Caswell with Wish Farms shows a flat of strawberries
Marcus Caswell with Wish Farms shows a flat of strawberries
Frank Spagnuolo and Eric White with Loblaw are leaving the conference at the end of the afternoon.
Frank Spagnuolo and Eric White with Loblaw are leaving the conference at the end of the afternoon.
Heading out after having spent the afternoon at the trade show are Steven Muro and Neil Merritt with Fusion Marketing.
Heading out after having spent the afternoon at the trade show are Steven Muro and Neil Merritt with Fusion Marketing.

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