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.

Statement from Tom Stenzel, President & CEO, United Fresh Produce Association in reaction to Senator Gillibrand’s (D-NY) Letter to Secretary Perdue Regarding Produce Pricing

“Our industry is the ultimate supply-and-demand economy, and our real goal must be to increase demand for fresh fruits and vegetables.”