More than 130 Southeast Produce Council golfers descended on Alpharetta, GA, earlier this month for the second annual Terry Vorhees Charity Golf Classic, raising more than $100,000 for Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.
The festivities opened with a casino night and silent auction at the Atlanta Marriott Alpharetta.
Georgia might not be tops in production these days — that distinction belongs to South Carolina — but state mottos and license plates all agree it's still the Peach State. The Produce News recently visited Lane Southern Orchards in Fort Valley to get the scoop on this year's crop, which starts making its way to you right about now.
The 2015 Vidalia onion season officially got under way April 27. Earlier in the month we spent some time in the field with the people who've been growing Vidalias for decades, discovering the history and heritage behind the world's most famous onion.
The 90th annual Canadian Produce Marketing Association convention in Montreal was 72 hours of non-stop business April 15-17. But there was time for a little fun. In the last installment of our CPMA video series, we take a look at the social side of CPMA and soak up just a little of the savoir faire of Old Montreal.
More than 150 members of the fresh produce and floral supply chain gathered in Philadelphia in April for Produce Marketing Association Fresh Connections: Retail. The event gave industry members a platform to network and discuss industry trends and opportunities.
Led by speakers with experience in retail merchandising and fulfillment, the attendees heard from a consumer panel that provided insight and feedback on fresh produce shopping behaviors and the challenges they present in the supply chain.