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MONTEREY, CA — The PMA Center for Growing Talent's 10 year anniversary celebration continued here with the Women's Fresh Perspectives Reception July 31 as part of the PMA Foodservice Conference & Expo at the Hyatt Monterey Hotel & Spa.

The Produce News talked with industry leaders about the event and the organization as well as the ever-evolving role of women in the industry.

Look for more as our video series from Monterey continues.


MONTEREY, CA — For most of the last decade, Bob Whitaker has led the food-safety efforts of the Produce Marketing Association and thus the industry as PMA's chief science and technology officer.

Whitaker led a session on building consumer trust at the PMA Foodservice Conference & Expo here July 30 at the Hyatt Monterey Hotel & Spa.

Afterward he sat down with The Produce News to talk about how growers and shippers and the rest of the industry can build brand trust with consumers.

Keep an eye out for more of our video coverage from PMA Foodservice.


Everything's better with bacon — Sunkist Chef Jill Davie even a found a way to make it work with grapefruit in a quick and easy shrimp wrap that's perfect for a weeknight feast.

There will be chefs aplenty at the PMA Foodservice show that starts later this week in Monterey, CA. The Produce News video team will be there with wall-to-wall coverage.


MONTEREY, CA -- The 2016 PMA Foodservice Conference & Expo got off to a fast start with a packed opening reception at the Hyatt Monterey Hotel and Spa here July 29.

Familiar faces and newcomers mixed and mingled through the evening -- The Produce News was there to take a roll call of who's who in Monterey.

Stay tuned for more from the show.


New suppliers, new products and new packaging were just a few of the things that blew away Walmart representatives at the sold-out Organic Produce Summit, held July 13-14 in Monterey, CA. Mary Blackmon, founder of Farm Star Living, caught up with Walmart’s Shawn Baldwin, Ronald McCormick and Ryan Haley to hear about the company’s approach toward organics as consumer demand continues to grow.