Marketing

Marketing specialist joins Purdue Wine Grape Team

Purdue University Wine Grape Marketing Extension Specialist Katie Barnett says her job is about two things: connections and possibilities. "When you're buying a wine, you could buy a bottle that's on sale," Barnett said, "but what... more »

U.S. fresh apple holdings at 134.8 million bushels

The U.S. Apple Association has released its first report on the 2016 apple crop. According to the report, U.S. fresh-market apple holdings of 134.8 million bushels on Nov. 1, 2016, were 14 percent more than... more »

Hearings set for PA 232 Michigan blueberry research program

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) will conduct two public hearings regarding the establishment of a Michigan Blueberry Research & Education Program. Petitions from Michigan blueberry producers were submitted to MDARD requesting establishment... more »

New PMA award honors CEO Bryan Silbermann

To honor retiring Produce Marketing Association (PMA) CEO Bryan Silbermann, a new award honoring his collaborative leadership style is being established. The new award was announced by PMA President Cathy Burns at PMA’s Fresh Summit... more »

Crunch Time Apple Growers makes plans for SnapDragon, RubyFrost

This year’s harvests of the new SnapDragon and RubyFrost apples are underway with crops expected to be the biggest ever. Behind these two apple varieties is Crunch Time Apple Growers, ready with trade and consumer... more »

Food Marketing Institute cancels FMI Connect

Food Marketing Institute (FMI) will retire the 2017 FMI Show, known as FMI Connect, originally scheduled to be held in Chicago next June. Leslie G. Sarasin, FMI President and CEO, said in a statement, “At... more »

NYS grown, certified food program launches

A New York State Grown & Certified program has been launched, as well as a new $20 million food hub in the Bronx to increase access to farm-fresh produce. The New York State Grown &... more »

EXPO schedule packed with educational events

In addition to a large trade show with more than 450 exhibitors, this year’s Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable and Farm Market EXPO will offer a variety of educational opportunities and special events. Once again, the... more »

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