Global Business Executive Catherine Powell, most recently President of Disney Parks Western Region, to Present at The Global Trade Symposium

December 6, 2019 PerishableNews.com

Catherine Powell Global Business Executive most recently President of Disney Parks Western Region, meaning she oversaw Walt Disney World, Disneyland and Disneyland Paris, will make her first public presentation since leaving Disney at The Global Trade Symposium of The New York Produce Show and Conference.

The Science of Product Messaging: How Unbiased Information on Pesticides, Fungicides, Herbicides, Organics, GMO and CRISPR Can Affect Consumer Buying Behavior. UGA’s Ben Campbell Unveils New Report at New York Produce Show

When Ben Campbell started out with The New York Produce Show and Conference, he was a professor at the University of Connecticut. During the event, Ben and his students participated in our University Interchange program, which provides a forum for university professors to share cutting-edge research with the trade and thus help fulfill their mission to disseminate knowledge, while also providing an educational and mentorship program for students. He found the program so valuable, that when he moved on to the University of Georgia he asked if we would expand the program. Which we did.

New Chapter Begins For Tim York as he Reflects on 34 Years at the Helm of Markon and Plans to Contribute Again at The New York Produce Show and Conference

With the shared goal to increase produce consumption at restaurants, Tim York joined us when we launched the Ideation Fresh Foodservice Forum, co-located with The New York Produce Show and Confer­ence. This year that event, held on Friday, December 13, is focused on menu-plan­ning, and we asked Pundit Investigator and Special Projects editor Mira Slott to talk with Tim.

Wipe Away Your Tears: Sunions Return to Stores This Week

December 5, 2019 Sunions

Sunions, America’s first tearless and sweet onion, are shipping to retailers this week. Using a certification process unique to the onion category, a sensory panel determines the ship date of Sunions by following a tightly-controlled protocol including three separate tests for both flavor and tearlessness. “We don’t release the Sunions until fully approved by the sensory panel.” Said Crop Sales Manager, Lyndon Johnson.

Little Leaf Farms’ Rapid Growth and Expansion Plans Aided by Additional Financing From Bank of America

December 5, 2019 Little Leaf Farms

As Little Leaf Farms rapidly expands from its Massachusetts base, doubling in size in 2020, and then into New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and North Carolina, Bank of America has stepped in with over $18 million of financing today, to be followed by another $20 million to help finance the company’s growth.