Every summer, Crosset Company brings growers and retailers together for a day of education, inspiration, networking, and fun. This must-attend event includes keynote speakers from inside and outside the industry, grower displays featuring the latest and greatest in organic and conventional fresh produce, beautiful floral items, and delicious, produce-centric snacks and meals.
The Crosset Company 2017 Annual Produce & Floral Conference featured inspiring speakers, more than 50 top produce and floral suppliers, and record-setting attendance from the retail buying community. Held in the new Handlebar Club at Great American Ball Park on August 16, the show included an educational forum, an opportunity for Crosset vendors to showcase and promote their products, and a dinner cruise on the Ohio River aboard the BB Riverboat Belle of Cincinnati. Read more
How about Michael Sansolo and Kevin Coupe? Do they know what they are talking about or what? Have you ever heard about a “tectonic shift” like an earthquake, which means “change”? Do you remember they said that “change doesn’t just happen” you can’t wait for change, you have to change yourself? You need to be ahead of the curve, you need to cause… Read more
Bryan Silbermann is CEO of the Produce Marketing Association (PMA), the largest, global not-for-profit trade association representing companies that market fresh fruits, vegetables, and related products. PMA’s membership of 3,000 companies in nearly 50 countries ranges from supermarket retailers to farmers, foreign exporters to restaurant chains. Read more