Fresh Innovations California Wins Coveted Joe Nucci Award in Industry Vote

January 6, 2023 PRODUCE BUSINESS Magazine

In an industry-wide vote of its peers, Fresh Innovations California clinched the 2022 coveted Joe Nucci Award for Product Innovation in Service of Expanding Consumption of Fresh Fruits & Vegetables, announced at the 13th Annual New York Produce Show on Dec. 1 at the Jacob Javits Center.

Offshoot Brands’ Better-for-You Brands, Love Beets and Genuine Coconut, Win Sixth Annual Produce Business Innovation Awards

December 5, 2022 Offshoot Brands

Offshoot Brands, leaders of plant-based and better-for-you brands, celebrates the win of two Produce Business Innovation Awards at this year’s New York Produce Show and Conference. Portfolio brands Love Beets’ Perfectly Pickled Sweet Chili Beets and Genuine Coconut’s BBQ Purple Sweet Potato Chips received award-winning trophies at the Jacob Javits Center on December 1st.

PRODUCE BUSINESS to Sponsor New Industry Insights Stage at New York Produce Show

November 21, 2022 PRODUCE BUSINESS Magazine

For the first time in its history, The New York Produce Show and Conference will have two educational platforms on the show floor for attendees to immerse themselves in education. In addition to hosting world-renowned educators from the nation’s leading Agricultural Institutions on it Educational Micro-session Stage — rebranded as Market Research Stage — the event will host panels of industry experts on its new Industry Insights Stage.

Pundit’s Mailbag: John Pandol Reveals The Myth of Europe Being ‘Ahead of Us’ in Climate Change, Challenges IFPA Leadership to ‘Autopsy the Disasters’

John Pandol has spoken out on many topics both here at the Pundit and on sister publication, PRODUCE BUSINESS magazine. Now our piece — Will Climate-Change Fanaticism Bankrupt The West? — prompted John to send this note.

There’s Much More to Grapes Than Just Buying and Selling

Back in pre-pandemic days, we launched The Global Grape Summit to help the industry wrestle with these important issues. Now with product innovation spreading around the world, and across many products such as berries and apples, we are focused on finding post-pandemic ways to help the grape industry discover a path to delight consumers, increase consumption and boost profitability.