Mary Blackmon gets cooking with Food Network Chef Roger Mooking

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Star chefs were abundant at the 90th annual Canadian Produce Marketing Association convention in Montreal April 15-17, from new CPMA Half Your Plate Campaign ambassador Michael Smith to Food Network Canada’s Roger Mooking, who hosts three shows of his own. Our Mary Blackmon caught up with the latter to learn how to concoct a tasty tomato trio sandwich at the Sunset Mastronardi booth.

Sarah Hoxie compares apples to apples at CPMA

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An apple a day is always good policy. But as Sarah Hoxie found out at the 90th annual Canadian Produce Marketing Association convention April 15-17 in Montreal, you could go a couple of weeks without ever eating the same variety twice. Here she gets the scoop from Chris Pollock of BC Tree Fruits.

CPMA open for business on the expo floor

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Record numbers of attendees and exhibitors packed the Palais des congrès de Montréal April 15-17 for the Canadian Produce Marketing Association's 90th annual convention and trade show.

Our CPMA video series continues with a look at day one of the trade show. In coming days we'll have more from the expo floor, the CPMA social scene, and a visit to Loblaws' spectacular flagship Montreal store.

Day two from the CPMA expo floor

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Our video series from the Canadian Produce Marketing Association's 90th annual convention April 15-17 at the Palais des congrès de Montréal continues with a look at the second day of the expo from the trade show floor. Representatives from seven nations packed the floor in a non-stop flurry of business. Our series continues later this week with a look at the CPMA social scene and a surprise from Food Network Canada.

CPMA 2015 convention and trade show kicks off with spectacular soiree

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The Canadian Produce Marketing Association’s 90th annual convention and trade show kicked off April 15 with the Chair’s Welcoming Reception at the spectacular Montreal Science Centre. The Produce News caught up with key players in the Canadian industry at the soiree for a preview of the CPMA show in this video, the first of a series from the show.