PMA Convenes an Industry Stakeholder Taskforce to Provide Input on the Scientific Report of the 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee

August 11, 2020 PMA

PMA comments, submitted on August 10, encourage federal agencies to continue work to emphasize the importance of increasing fruit and vegetable consumption by recognizing a plethora of health benefits that fruits and vegetables provide.

PMA Asserts its Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion With New Task Force

In a letter to the Produce Marketing Association (PMA) Board of Directors, Chair Joe Don Zetzsche has announced the creation of a task force to advise PMA and Center for Growing Talent on its commitment to advancing diversity and inclusion in the produce and floral communities.

PMA Provides Guidance On the Scientific Report Release by the 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee

Newark, Del. –On July 15, US Departments of Agriculture and Health and Human Services released the Scientific Report of the 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, which will serve as the foundation for the Dietary Guidelines.  The publication

Perishable Pundit’s Mailbag — Welcome Comments About Possible PMA/United Merger

Following our piece — Shouldn’t Our Industry Associations Try To Support One Another? After Coronavirus, The Time May Be Right To Look At PMA/United Merger Once Again — Jim Prevor’s Perishable Pundit heard from many industry leaders. This was a thoughtful missive from one of the former chairmen of a national association.

PMA Unveils Details on Foodservice: Delivered General and Breakout Sessions

Produce Marketing Association (PMA) is dishing out some intriguing food for thought during its first-ever Foodservice: Delivered virtual event July 20-24. The online gathering for the foodservice industry showcases fresh produce products, ideas and insights to grow business.