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. 

United Fresh Releases FreshFacts on Retail Q2 2021 Report

United Fresh Produce Association’s Q2 2021 issue of FreshFacts® on Retail is now available. Sponsored by Mucci Farms, this issue reports that vegetable declines mainly drove produce trends in Q2, despite growing fruit dollars. However, volume sales declined across the board.

United Fresh Opens Applications for Class Three of Produce Safety Immersion Program

United Fresh Produce Association is now accepting applications for Class Three of the Produce Safety Immersion Program, sponsored by Calavo/Renaissance Food Group at the gold level, and Ecolab as a silver sponsor. The year-long program empowers the next generation of produce safety professionals to build their technical capacity, critical thinking skills, and leadership attributes.

United Fresh Produce Association Applauds Introduction of Fresh Produce Procurement Reform Act

Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) introduced the Fresh Produce Procurement Reform Act – legislation that will give USDA the tools it needs to fully utilize the fresh produce supply chain to get fruits and vegetables to those in need.

Senior White House Adviser Cedric Richmond to Keynote United Fresh Washington Conference

Senior Adviser to President Biden and Director of the White House Office of Public Engagement Cedric Richmond will keynote Tuesday’s Luncheon General Session, September 21 at 11:30 am ET, during this week’s United Fresh 2021 Washington Conference at the Grand Hyatt Washington.