Frieda Rapoport Caplan’s Industry Legacy is Sealed with Women’s Fresh Perspectives Conference Scholarship

The scholarship, named after the late, industry legend, Frieda Rapoport Caplan, is the product of a generous gift from Frieda’s daughters, Karen Caplan and Jackie Caplan Wiggins.

PMA and United Fresh to Create New Global Trade Association

The Boards of Directors of the Produce Marketing Association (PMA) and United Fresh Produce Association (United Fresh) have reached an Agreement in Principle to create a new global trade association.

PMA Announces In-Person Fresh Summit: We Will See You in New Orleans!

Produce Marketing Association (PMA) has announced that Fresh Summit 2021 will take place, in-person, October 28-30, 2021 at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, LA. PMA will welcome the industry back to the event with a variety of safety protocols and modifications developed with guidance from public health authorities.

PMA Joins the Food and Agriculture Climate Alliance Steering Committee

February 23, 2021 Produce Marketing Association

The Alliance consists of organizations representing agribusinesses, farmers, ranchers, the food sector, state governments and environmental advocates. PMA joins the four founding members, American Farm Bureau Federation, Environmental Defense Fund, National Council of Farmer Cooperatives, and National Farmers Union and 12 other members.

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.