United Fresh Produce Association

Senate farm bill clears committee with 20-1 vote

The U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee on June 13 marked up and passed a draft farm bill with a 20-1 vote. Committee Chairman Pat Roberts, R-Kan., and Ranking Member Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., applauded the vote in a... more »

Legal review service offered for produce labels

The United Fresh Produce Association has partnered with OFW Law to provide association members access to a legal review of product labels. This new service was started by the United Fresh Finance & Business Management... more »

United Fresh Washington Conference scholarship winners named

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 »

Growers talk 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 »

United Fresh announces nominations for board positions

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 publishes 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 »

United Fresh publishes 2016 FreshFacts Year in Review

Continued growth in fresh produce spending is covered in the United Fresh Produce Association’s 2016 Year in Review edition of the FreshFacts on Retail report. This report examines overall retail trends in produce for the... more »

United Fresh launches 2017 compensation survey

The United Fresh Produce Association has launched its 2017 Compensation Survey for the fresh produce industry. The data collected will be published in an expansive research report that will assist produce industry employers in understanding... more »

United Fresh to honor McEvoy at Produce Legends dinner

The United Fresh Produce Association will present its Lifetime Achievement Award to Bruce McEvoy at the 2017 Produce Legends Dinner, Jan. 10 at the Royal Sonesta New Orleans in New Orleans. All proceeds from the... more »

United Fresh Start Foundation welcomes Steven Titlebaum

The United Fresh Start Foundation welcomes Steven Titlebaum, CFRE, as its newly appointed director of development. In this role, Titlebaum will be responsible for directing all fundraising efforts to help the foundation expand on its... more »

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