Day two from the CPMA expo floor


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 open for business on the expo floor


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.

FPFC holds Northern California Expo


PLEASANTON, CA — The Fresh Produce & Floral Council held its annual Northern California Expo April 8 at the Alameda Fairgrounds, here. The event featured more than 150 booths with over 200 companies exhibiting. The crowd of retail and foodservice buyers, in-store produce personnel and industry members numbered more than 1,200.

CPMA 2015 convention and trade show kicks off with spectacular soiree


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.

View our other videos from CPMA 2015: CPMA expo floor: Day 1, CPMA expo floor: Day 2; Sarah Hoxie talks apples; Mary Blackmon gets cooking with Food Network chef, CPMA: more than business

Consumers dish on Vidalia onions and upcoming season


VIDALIA, GA — Vidalia onion season officially starts two weeks from today. It's a rite of spring that consumers everywhere look forward to, and there is no better place to talk to shoppers about Vidalias, the sweet onion category and the upcoming season than sweet onion central: Vidalia, GA.

The Produce News recently spent some time at the Bi-Lo supermarket here to find out how they feel and just what makes this onion special.