PMA and United Fresh to Announce New Association Live

Chief executives representing the new association being formed by the Produce Marketing Association and United Fresh Produce Association, Cathy Burns and Tom Stenzel, will share an important update about the new organization on October 28, 2021. The announcement, which will be broadcast live, will include members of the new group’s Executive Committee. Industry media members are welcome for a live press conference following the update. 

Melanny Gomez Cruz’s New Found Glow from PMA’s Women’s Fresh Perspectives Conference

The Center for Growing Talent by the Produce Marketing Association, in partnership with Frieda’s Specialty Produce owners, Karen Caplan and Jackie Caplan Wiggins, awarded the winner of the Frieda Rapoport Caplan Women’s Fresh Perspectives Scholarship to Melanny Gomez Cruz of Four Seasons Produce, Inc. Cruz was selected by an independent panel of industry members and was one of more than 20 applicants.

PMA Announces Online Fresh Ideas Showcase

Produce Marketing Association has announced that an Online Fresh Ideas Showcase, where companies can share their innovative products and services, will be available for buyers to see the newest flavors and solutions.   

Burns and Stenzel Announce Industry Officers of New Association

Future Co-CEOs Cathy Burns of Produce Marketing Association (PMA) and Tom Stenzel of United Fresh have named the Executive Committee that will serve as officers for the new association.

PMA Calls for Excellence Awards Nominations, Showcases Retail Winners

Produce Marketing Association (PMA) has sent out another call for nominations for their suite of awards recognizing excellence in the produce and floral industries. The suite of awards include the Bob Carey Award for Excellence in Leadership, the Bryan E. Silbermann Award for Excellence in Collaboration and a variety of awards recognizing outstanding efforts across the supply chain.