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CPMA 2018 kicks off with a mind-blowing start

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Vancouver, BC — The 93rd annual Canadian Produce Marketing Association Convention & Trade Show got off to a mind-blowing start with the Chair's Welcome Reception at Science World at Telus World of Science on Tuesday evening, April 24, here. The night was filled with fun games, plenty of food, and lots of talk about the upcoming trade show.

Check out all the chemistry at CPMA 2018 in our latest featured video!

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