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FPFC meets in Northern California
On Thursday, Sept. 22, about 200 members of the Fresh Produce & Floral Council met for lunch at the Castlewood Country Club in Pleasanton, CA, to break bread and talk a little about life and sports.... Read more
NEPC's expo gets under way on Cape Cod
BREWSTER, MA — The New England Produce Council's 17th annual Produce, Floral & Foodservice Expo got under way Wednesday, Sept. 21, with a presentation by Tom Stenzel, president and chief executive... Read more
Peru's president helps kick off new Superfoods from Peru brand
NEW YORK — Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, the newly elected president of Peru, made an appearance at the Peru to the World Expo, here, Sept. 18, to support the launch of a new Superfoods from Peru brand. PPK,... Read more
Eastern Produce Council holds a tailgate dinner
ISELIN, NJ — The Eastern Produce Council's dinner meeting Tuesday evening, Sept. 13, was different than most EPC meetings. Billed as a tailgate dinner, attendees were invited to dress in their favorite... Read more
Idaho Grower Shippers Association's 88th annual convention
SUN VALLEY, ID — The Idaho Grower Shipper Association held its 88th annual convention, here, Aug. 31-Sept. 2, providing a mix of business and networking opportunities at the picturesque and historic... Read more
FPFC holds 24th SoCal Golf Tourney
The Fresh Produce & Floral Council held its 24th Annual Southern California Golf Tournament Tuesday, Aug. 23, at Tustin Ranch Golf Club in Tustin, CA.  Scores of golfers teed off at the event,... Read more
QPMA holds 69th annual convention in Montreal
MONTREAL — The Quebec Produce Marketing Association held its 69th annual convention at the Le Centre Sheraton Montreal Hotel, here. The convention drew members of the produce industry from Quebec... Read more
Russ Davis Wholesale Crazy Fresh Produce Show
BLOOMINGTON, MN — Minnesota-based Russ Davis Wholesale held its annual Crazy Fresh Produce Show here on Aug. 10, and it drew hundreds of customer partners from more than eight states. The one-day... Read more
SuperValu’s 2016 National Expo draws more than 4,200 attendees to St. Paul
ST. PAUL, MN — The SuperValu National Expo was held Aug. 9-11 at the RiverCentre. More than 4,200 attendees representing hundreds of retail stores and more than 400 vendors gathered for the industry-only... Read more
FPFC convenes for annual City of Hope luncheon
CERRITOS, CA — The annual FPFC Membership & City of Hope Luncheon drew a massive audience of produce professionals to the Sheraton Cerritos Hotel on Wednesday, Aug. 10. Through donations... Read more