SEPC Announces Creation of Fresh Chefs Scholarship

The Southeast Produce Council is proud to announce its newest scholarship program – SEPC Fresh Chefs. This innovative program is now open to any fulltime college or secondary education student pursuing a degree in culinary arts or restaurant management.

Report Finds Consumers Rank Price on Par with Appearance and Ripeness When Making Fresh Produce Purchasing Decisions

FMI—the Food Industry Association today releases its 2022 Power of Produce report, revealing 25% of shoppers ranked price as the number one factor when making fresh produce purchasing decisions, followed by appearance (19%), health benefits (19%) and ripeness (15%). The report also offers insights on consumers’ produce shopping habits related to health and well-being and heightened preference for locally grown and convenience options.

BelleHarvest Will Have All PAWs On Deck for Southern Exposure

February 17, 2022 BelleHarvest

Showcasing their retail programs, BelleHarvest will have all PAWS on deck in booth 208, exhibiting their PAW Patrol packaging in partnership with Nickelodeon. BelleHarvest’s PAW Patrol branded apple pouches are packed with three kid-approved varieties – Gotta Fly Gala, Heroic Honeycrisp and Fired Up Fuji. Perfect for pups on the go!

SEPC Announces SEPC University Educational Session Speaker

November 22, 2021 Southeast Produce Council

The Southeast Produce Council has just announced another incredible SEPC University Educational Session to be held during Southern Exposure in March. Led by Inlay Insights Founder and Content Director, Kim Lear, Prepare for the Future: Building the Next Generation of Leaders will give you a closer look into the value that each generation brings to the workforce and how leaders can motivate and grow a new generation of future leaders.

SEPC Announces Power of Produce 2022 Panel

November 17, 2021 Southeast Produce Council

The Southeast Produce Council has unveiled the stellar panel of retail superheroes that completes the highly anticipated SEPC University Educational Session – Power of Produce 2022. The Food Marketing Institute’s (FMI) Power of Produce report is to be exclusively revealed at Southern Exposure 2022 where the valuable insights coupled with the retail panel will be a universal hit.