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McEvoy honored by United Fresh
NEW ORLEANS — The United Fresh Produce Association honored longtime produce industry executive Bruce McEvoy with a Lifetime Achievement Award at its Produce Legends Dinner Jan. 10 during the annual... Read more
FPFC annual charity luncheon raises record amount for Caterina’s Club
CERRITOS, CA — The Fresh Produce & Floral Council held its annual charity luncheon Dec. 14, here, at the Sheraton Cerritos, to benefit Caterina's Club — an Anaheim, CA-based charity that... Read more
Jim Allen’s retirement celebration
Industry members and friends gathered on Monday, Dec. 12, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Syracuse, NY, to celebrate the successful career of Jim Allen, president and chief executive officer of the New... Read more
Over 400 booths at the New York Produce Show & Conference
NEW YORK — A big crowd turned out Wednesday, Dec. 7, at the seventh annual New York Produce Show & Conference to walk the aisles of the trade show, held at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center... Read more
 C&C Produce holds fourth annual Harvest to Market Open House
C&C Produce held its third annual Harvest to Market Open House Dec. 7. The event featured local growers and producers that set up tables with pictures and samples of their products. Major retailers,... Read more
2016 New York Produce Show opens
NEW YORK — A big crowd was on hand for the opening reception of the 2016 New York Produce Show & Conference Tuesday evening, Dec. 6, at the New York Hilton, here in Midtown Manhattan. "We will... Read more
Marengo Foods holds grand opening for new state-of-the-art facility
SAN JUAN, TX — Deep in the heart of the Rio Grande Valley, a new state-of-the-art distribution facility opened its doors, serving as a model of efficiency for structures of its type in the region. Marengo... Read more
Second annual United Fresh BrandStorm
The second annual United Fresh BrandStorm took place Nov. 14-15 at the Hilton San Francisco Financial District. A project of the Produce Marketing & Merchandising Council, the event is created by produce... Read more
Retirement party surprises Al Murray
Friends and colleagues of Al Murray, New Jersey's assistant secretary of agriculture, threw a surprise party earlier this month to commemorate Murray's upcoming retirement from the New Jersey Department... Read more
Second annual Hunts Point Gives Back event
All 35 companies from the Hunts Point Produce Market in the Bronx, NY, donated produce that was distributed to needy families from noon until 3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 12 at the Julio Carballo Little... Read more