United Fresh Produce Association

Produce industry celebrates Tom Stenzel’s service

More than 150 fresh produce industry and association leaders met for a dinner at the International Spy Museum in Washington, D.C., to celebrate Tom Stenzel’s three decades of service to the industry. The celebration capped... more »

Heitkamp, Davis headline United Fresh Washington event

U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) and Rep.Rodney Davis (R-IL) will speak on produce industry issues at the annual United Fresh Washington Conference, Sept. 24-26 in Washington, D.C. During their keynote addresses, Senator Heitkamp and Representative... more »

Senate ag committee passes a draft farm bill

The United States Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry on June 13 marked up and overwhelmingly passed a draft farm bill, called the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018, by a vote of 20-1. U.S. Senate... more »

United Fresh to offer legal review of labels

United Fresh Produce Association members will soon have access to legal review of its product labels through a partnership with OFW Law. This new service was started by the United Fresh Finance & Business Management... more »

Scholarship winners selected for United Fresh Washington Conference

United Fresh Produce Association has chosen four recipients for the 2017 Frieda Rapoport Caplan Family Business Scholarships. The scholarship winners are: Brian Loffredo, operations manager, Loffredo Fresh Produce, Des Moines, Iowa Geoff Ratto, sales, Ratto... more »

Grower talks ag needs with President Trump, Secretary Perdue

Maureen Torrey with Torrey Farms of Elba, New York, participated in a roundtable discussion on April 25, at the White House with President Trump and Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue regarding the policy needs of rural America... more »

New members nominated to United Fresh board

United Fresh Immediate Past Chairman Brian W. Kocher, president and CEO of Castellini Company, has announced the slate of new officers and directors nominated to serve on the United Fresh Produce Association board of directors,... more »

United Fresh releases recall resource guide

The United Fresh Produce Association has published the Recall Resource Guide to help the produce industry prepare for potential recall events as part of the association’s Recall Ready suite of services. The new resource provides... more »

New food safety planning publication available

Produce wholesalers and distributors now have a new tool to develop food safety plans that comply with FDA regulations under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). The "How to Build a Food Safety Plan" publication... more »

United Fresh releases 2016 FreshFacts Year in Review

Continued growth in fresh produce spending, highlighted by increased organic as well as innovative value-added products are covered in the United Fresh Produce Association’s 2016 Year in Review edition of the FreshFacts on Retail report.... more »

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