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NEW ORLEANS — The Produce Marketing Association’s Fresh Summit brings out the best of the best in the produce industry, and this year's event — held here Oct. 19-21 — was no exception. Check it out as The Produce News’ Maggie Giuffrida chats with representatives from Hungry Harvest, Fresh Direct and Wegmans to get their perspective on what makes Fresh Summit one of the premier events for the produce industry.


NEW ORLEANS -- The Center for Growing Talent by PMA hosted its annual Women's Fresh Perspectives Breakfast during the 2017 PMA Fresh Summit Convention & Expo, Oct. 19-21, here. Attendees mixed and mingled over breakfast and coffee, and listened to inspirational messages delivered by Shannon Huffman Polson, author, speaker and veteran, and Amy Robach, news anchor for Good Morning America, concerning important topics facing women in the work world today.


HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC — This year the Southeast Produce Council's annual fall conference took place Sept. 28-30 at the Westin Hilton Head Island Resort, here. The event, now known as the Southern Innovations Organics & Foodservice Expo, concluded with the Ultimate Tailgate Experience.

Check out what had attendees cheering in our final video from the show.


New Orleans -- The 2017 Produce Marketing Association's Fresh Summit Convention & Expo taking place Oct. 19-21, here, is certainly picking up steam! The show kicked off Thursday, Oct. 19, with educational sessions and seminars throughout the day and, of course, the welcoming reception at night.

Check out who was in attendance as Maggie Giuffrida takes you on a tour of Mardi Gras World!


HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC -- The Southeast Produce Council's 2017 Southern Innovations Organics & Foodservice Expo, the first SEPC fall conference to include a trade show, drew 73 booths and excellent traffic. There were many highlights at the event, which took place Sept. 28-30 at the Westin Hilton Head Island Resort, here.

As Faye Westfall of DiMare Fresh Tampa and the new chairman of the SEPC board of directors put it, "We had a little something for everybody. It's now the perfect show as far as I'm concerned."