Ed Treacy to Take on Leadership for PMA’s Sustainability Work

The Produce Marketing Association (PMA) is pleased to announce that PMA Vice President, Supply Chain and Sustainability Ed Treacy will take on leadership for PMA’s sustainability work in 2019. PMA announced in 2018 that they would be focusing on sustainability as a focus area for their work supporting the industry to grow a healthier world.

Syngenta Vegetable Seeds and Produce Marketing Association Enter Alliance

April 30, 2019 Syngenta

“Our customers’ needs are at the heart of everything we do, and those needs extend well beyond harvest,” said Javier Martinez-Cabrera, Syngenta head of vegetable seeds in the Americas. “It is our responsibility as a global leader in the vegetable seed industry to foster connections and engage in dialogue that helps ensure our products are always at the forefront of innovation. With its mission to connect, inform and deliver industry solutions to enhance its members’ prosperity, PMA is the perfect partner for us in seeking ways to strengthen our own connections and support efforts that increase opportunities for others to connect as well.”

PMA and United Fresh Joint Comment on LGMA Revisions to Ag-Water Standards

The United Fresh Produce Association and Produce Marketing Association commend the collective efforts of the California-based leafy greens industry to bring the months-long effort of substantially improving their auditable ag water standards to an LGMA Board vote and adopting new, risk-based metrics.

PMA Names New CGT Executive Director

The Produce Marketing Association and Center for Growing Talent have named Doug Bohr as the charitable organization’s next Executive Director. Bohr will join Center for Growing Talent (CGT) March 20, 2019 as longtime leader, Margi Prueitt, retires after 9 years at the helm.

South by Southfresh: PMA Takes the Stage at SXSW

February 28, 2019 Produce Marketing Association

After attending last year’s South by Southwest, this year the Produce Marketing Association will take the stage as a part of the educational programming. PMA’s chief marketing officer, Lauren M. Scott, will be a panelist in the session titled “Tap Primal Instincts to Fuel Your Food Movement,” alongside Adam Cooper of The Wonderful Company, Lisa Cork of Fresh Produce Marketing, and Stephen X. Springfield of Sentient Decision Science.