Pundit’s Mailbag — A Grower-Shipper Speaks Out On PMA’s Fresh Summit…Does The Industry Benefit From Seafood Towers, Surf & Turf and Fine Wine?

Despite being well-financed, PMA announced the layoff of a number of executives when its physical trade show was cancelled. What should our industry associations look like in the years ahead? This is an issue we have been dealing with for some time. Now we have more input, this time from the grower/shipper side of the business.

SUNSET Rocks Brings in Huge Funds for Brighter Bites

October 16, 2020 SUNSET

In its first ever virtual event, SUNSET Rocks brought in not one but four major recording artists for an exclusive event that connected the entire industry and raised funds for the non-profit organization, Brighter Bites®. The event was a massive success, far surpassing the partnership’s fundraising goal thanks to the generous donations made by sponsors and viewers.

Ark Foods Introduces Clean Label Salads at PMA Fresh Summit

October 15, 2020 Ark Foods

Ark Foods — the modern-day farming company bringing unique vegetables and vegetable-based creations to the produce aisle — debuted its Clean Label Salad line today at the Produce Marketing Association’s Fresh Summit virtual trade show.

SUNSET Introduces the Next Sweet One to Their Bombs Lineup

October 14, 2020 SUNSET

For weeks, the company has been hinting at the news of a flavorful new product launch and promising to reveal the next sweet one at this year’s PMA. The news is finally out! Introducing Lolli Bombs™, a sweet-like-candy yellow tomato on the vine and the 4th addition to the infamous Bombs™ lineup of on-the-vine snacking tomatoes.

Giumarra, Fair Trade USA Join Forces at PMA Fresh Summit to Educate Retailers on Program Strengths to Augment Sustainability Efforts and Gain Consumer Support

October 13, 2020 Giumarra Companies

The Giumarra Companies, in partnership with Fair Trade USA, announces an educational “Ask Us Anything: Fair Trade” webinar to take place during Produce Marketing Association’s (PMA) Fresh Summit virtual event.