Aaron DeHerrera and Madelyn Edlin with Rainier Fruit Company promote Envy apples.
Steve Page with Catalytic Generators and QA Supplies made the trip up from Virginia.
The Windset Farms team is well represented. From left to right are Randi Church, John Newell, Jeff Madu, Brent Ouwerkerk, Shiho Uzawa, Ryan Cherry, Jaap Dane, and Joty McDirmid.
A new paper bag for cucumbers from Windset Farms. Both paper and fiber mesh are 100% recyclable.
Jeremy Duran, Krystal Shaw, and Anisha Rao with Emerson.
The team with Domex Superfresh Growers is excited to be back in Montreal. From left to right Paul Newstead, Jay Short, Dan Harrington, Tanya Shoemaker, and Ryan Cleary.
The Mucci Farms team proudly shows the award they won in the Organics category with their Natural Organics grape tomatoes featured in a 2 lb. sustainable cardboard fiber tray. Congratulations! From left to right Ajit Saxena, Jessica Fraumeni, and Emily Murracas.
Award winning grape tomatoes from Mucci Farms.
Santiago Peña, Desirae Perez, and Patrick Cortes with Mission Produce talked about demand for avocados and mangos that has continued to increase since the start of the pandemic.
Team Nature Fresh Farms in full force at their home show.
A new program from Nature Fresh Farms, greenhouse grown strawberries. They are available from October until June.
Johnnie Herring and Marbella Trinidad with Farm Fresh Produce show a nice display of North Carolina-grown sweet potatoes.
Michael DuPuis and Luis Urbina with Divine Flavor celebrate exhibiting at CPMA for the first time. Canada is a very big part of the company's table grape and vegetable programs.
Marnix de Haan and Joost Somford with JASA Packaging show a brand-new product, the pop-up pack. Marnix holds the flat box and Joost shows how it looks when the box contains fruit. JASA's equipment is able to fill the boxes. The official launch will take place at IFPA's International Produce and Floral Show in October 2022.
Paul Sabelli, Julia Shreve, and Vince Filangeri with Sunset/Mastronardi.
Wild Wonders from Sunset / Mastronardi show a colorful display of peppers, mini peppers, and tomatoes. Different varieties from around the world allow consumers to discover different flavors.
A new product from Sunset/Mastronardi are snacking tomatoes and snacking cucumbers with dip.
John Caragliano with Limoneira is happy to be in Montreal.
Pink lemons are the item that attracts most interest at Limoneira's booth.
Dan Crowley, Alison Allwine and Jim Grabowski with Well Pict proudly show Oxnard-grown strawberries.
Kamal Zeewari with Natural Delights (Bard Valley Date Growers) proudly shows a range of new date products.
New for Natural Delights are chocolate cherry flavored truffles with Medjool filling inside. Mini Medjools are also a new program.
Mayme Mesa and Paul Driscoll with North Bay Produce. Paul covers Canada for North Bay.
New Mexico-grown Sekoya® blueberries on display at the North Bay Produce booth.
A lot of traffic at the booth of Canadawide. The team was excited to exhibit at their home show in Montreal. From left to right Chris Sarantis, Yanni Alexakis, and George Pitsikoulis. George is on CPMA's Executive Committee.
John Rogers with Sinclair is back in Canada for the first time since the pandemic and happy to have face-to-face meetings again.
Scott Bergeron and Gretchen Lane with NatureSeal.
The Oppy team! From left to right are Michael Wexler, Stewart Lapage (2022 Young Professional Award winner), Aaron Quon, Susanne Bertolas (2022 Outstanding Women in Produce recipient), Colbet Rahal, Brett Libke, Myles Coueffin (2022 Passion for Produce Participant) and Kelsey Van Lissum.
A few months ago, Oppy announced its first-ever vertical farming partnership with UP Vertical Farms. The company’s leafy greens will be available, starting this fall. Pictured are founding brothers Bahram Rashti and Shahram Rashti.
Cecilia Flores Paez and Susanne Bertolas are promoting Envy and Jazz apples in the Oppy booth.
Hana Mohsin and Zach Clarke with Misionero proudly show two new products: an Organic Renaissance Spring Mix as well as Organic Elevated Power Greens.
The team from Red Sun Farms in a brand-new booth that resembles a greenhouse. In addition, the booth has lots of educational information included on the side and back. From left to right are Leona Neill, Rob Jackson, Tom Coufal, Nicole Lemming, Harold Paivarinta, and Lynda Mathies.
The back of Red Sun Farms' new booth contains a learning wall that educates retailers and consumers on the company's vertical integration.
Avocado growers are visiting the team of GreenFruit Avocados. From left to right: Natasha Smith (GreenFruit), Sergio Quintero, Hector Manuel Castenada Mayorga, Carlos Valerio (GreenFruit), Brian Gomez (GreenFruit) and Daniel Casillas Real with Avocast.
Natasha Smith proudly shows a box of Colombia-grown avocados. According to GreenFruit, they are the only Colombia-grown avos at the trade show.
Ron Lemaire, President of CPMA, was very happy the industry was able to reunite in Montreal.
After a long break, the team of EarthFresh was able to bring their trailer with fries and beer to the trade show scene again. From left to right: Pete Hassard, Kevin Sorichetti, Jim Sorichetti, Paul Dubé, and Dan Martin.
In an effort to prevent food waste, EarthFresh has started a program for its smaller size potatoes. The Great Spud Rescue.
It was always busy at the booth of Montreal-based Courchesne Larose. The company is well represented at their home show.
Outgoing CPMA Chair, Guy Milette with Courchesne Larose reflects on a successful CPMA Montreal event.
Produce from Belgium on display at the Flanders Agricultural Marketing Board. Visiting from Belgium are Anna Duginova with the Flanders Ag. Marketing Board and Didier Lepoutre with BelOrta.
Jamie Moracci, Paul Murracas, Carmine Borrelli and Chris Veillon with Pure Flavor. With an uptick in snacking, the company has many different snacking items on display.
Camposol Fresh USA is represented by Claudio Olave, Jake Kamysz, and Andrew Maiman.
Abby Nyberg and Erin Carlson with the BC Cherry Association.
Steve Raifman and Joe Salvo with Ponderosa Mushrooms talked about the new fresh-cooked division that was recently created.
Joe Clemens with Giro Pack shows 5 lb. mesh packaging for citrus.
Sollum Technologies with Charles Smith, Maxime Circé, Gabriel Dupras, Patrick Ménard, Jenny Zammit.
Ryan Neville with TOMRA Food.
A new program from the Star Group are Juliets, Canadian greenhouse grown strawberries. From left to right Carey Tufts, Raeanne Anderson, and Eric Schlacht.
To the left is Bruno D’Amico with GE current, joined by Denis Lavoie of Cytech Corbin and Michel Doss of GE current. Both companies are suppliers of Hort Americas Canada.
Andy Webb and Christine Toy with Progressive Produce show organic grapefruit and organic lemons in mesh bags.
Once again, Mucci Farms sponsored the relaxation lounge. In the spirit of reuniting, the lounge is named “Reconnect Lounge” this year.
Chris Bezuyen, Michael Hanan, Ashley Veach, and Saman Soltaninejad with Fluence by OSRAM.
Sonny Gamble and Sean Moore with Muddy Boots by TELUS Agriculture proudly show a cold chain tag that enables accurate temperature monitoring.
Peter Aardema and Kevin Dupuis with BC Tree Fruits.
Shawn Caldwell with Sunview Marketing shows Sparkle and Stella Bella grapes, two proprietary varieties.
Danny Goodyear with Eagle Eye Produce.
Andrew Sable with Village Farms proudly shows Sensational Sara tomatoes in paper packaging.
Jon Esformes and Carlos Blanco with Pacific Tomato Growers (Sunripe Certified Brands) at the convention center.
Ed Gomez with MAF Industries and Olivier Noel with ProduceTech.
John Kang with Zespri shows packaging for organic as well as conventional SunGold kiwifruit.
Coliman had a booth at the Mexican Pavilion.
The booth of Catania Worldwide. From left to right William Cappelluti, Alexandra Dietrich (Broadview Produce Company), Matthew Catania, Lila Baig and Mario Masellis. Masellis is the incoming CPMA Chair 2022-2023.
The team at Sunkist from left to right: John Lemarquand, Courtney Bourdas Henn, and Destiny Dulaney.
Andrew Philpott, Michael Levis, and John Moretto with Volm Companies.
Pineapples from Costa Rica presented by Valeria Paipilla and Eddy Navas with Chestnut Hill Farms.
Monserrat Valenzuela and Karen Brux with the Chilean Fresh Fruit Association. Chile is in the heart of its grape season and the citrus season is coming up.
Jeff Stachelek and Rick Butera with Maglio Companies proudly show some of the company's innovations including mango cheeks, juices, and ready-ripe watermelon pouches that extend the shelf life of fresh-cut watermelons.
Mango cheeks, the latest innovation from Maglio Produce. Peeled and sliced mango halves that are individually wrapped and have a shelf life of more than 30 days.
Nova Scotia-based apple grower/marketer Van Meekeren Farms. From left to right Michael Van Meekeren, Stephen Van Meekeren, and Wes Visser.
Brandon Robinson, Eelco Abma, and Mike Anderson with Agrolux Lighting.
Jodi Green and Denise Briggs with Okanagan Specialty Fruits show Arctic Grannys and Arctic Goldens. Arctic Fujis will be available as of the Fall of this year.
Team USA Pears with Prentice Dent, Bob Catinella, Jim Morris, and Haley Gilbert.
Capespan North America is ready to discuss citrus programs with their customers. South African lemons are on the water to Canada right now. From left to right are Mark Greenberg, Luana Magliulo Gallo, Paul Marier, and Joe Di Michele.
Promoting PEI potatoes are Jennifer Harris, Andrew Costa, and Rick Burt with Mid Isle Farms.
Canadian banana importer Equifruit in full force. The company is dedicated to making sure farmers are paid fairly for their work.
Smiles in the booth of the Quebec Produce Marketing Association. From left to right Julie DesGroseiliers, Marie de Tarle Salmon, Lucie Muller, Camille Chateauneuf, and Sophie Perreault.
Andrew Taylor and Cole Powers with IntelliCulture.
Marc Croteau and Jacob Leclerc with Kubo Greenhouse Projects.
Alain Charbonneau, agronomist and enthusiastic reader of FreshPlaza and HortiDaily's newsletter.
The booth of CPMA - ACDFL.
Canadian Gwillimdale Farms was very happy with the turnout. John Hambly, Cristina Hambly, Courtney Enns, and Quinton Woods.
Walking the floor are Edgar Millan and Patricia Lugo with Caraveyo Papayas.
The booth of Unitec.
An experiential campaign by sampling Envy apples in Montreal with the goal to expand distribution in Quebec.
New Product Showcase winner in the snacking category is Canadian naturSource with their Salted Hot Cocoa Nut Mix.
In the Organics Category, Mucci Farms won the award with its organic grape tomatoes.
In the Packaging category, Sambrailo won an award with its sustainable packaging solution that is 100% recyclable and home compostable.