Fresh Summit Exhibitors Donate 228,400 Lbs. of Fresh Produce to Second Harvest Food Bank

The donation of 228,400 pounds of produce to Second Harvest was made possible thanks to the generosity of fresh produce companies who exhibited at Produce Marketing Association’s (PMA) Fresh Summit Convention & Expo earlier this month in Anaheim, California, USA. Food bank volunteers collected the fresh produce directly from the show floor at the Anaheim Convention Center.

ProteoSense Wins The Thrive Fresh Summit Challenge

SVG Ventures selected four finalist companies, Intello Labs, ProteoSense, SolGro, and Space AG, from a pool of global startups developing AgTech and AgriFood innovation focused on sustainability, digital solutions, food waste reduction, and food safety solutions.

Center For Growing Talent to Honor Dick Spezzano as Jay Pack Cultivating our Future Award Winner

Center for Growing Talent (CGT) will recognize Dick Spezzano, president of Spezzano Consulting Service and longtime CGT volunteer as the winner of the Jay Pack Cultivating our Future Award. The award will be presented on Wednesday, October 16 at the CGT Contributor & Volunteer Reception, an invitation-only event from 4:30-6:00p.m.

Center for Growing Talent Will Honor Industry Legend Dr. Frieda Rapoport Caplan as Women’s Catalyst Award Winner

The award will be presented during the sold-out Women’s Fresh Perspectives Breakfast on Saturday, October 19th in Anaheim, California during the Fresh Summit Convention & Expo and will be presented by last year’s winner, Dawn Gray of Dawn Gray Global Consulting.

Joint United Fresh and PMA Op-Ed Regarding Romaine Task Force Report

“With this week’s release of the Task Force Report, we share with the industry and all concerned powerful recommendations that we believe can help protect public health and reduce the impact of outbreaks on our industry if and when they do occur. ”