United Fresh

United Fresh Commends USDA for harmonized standard support

The United Fresh Produce Association’s work towards for harmony among food safety audits and wholesale buyers seems to be gaining traction. Since June 2009, United Fresh has developed a “harmonized standard” for GAP food safety... more »

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 »

Dallas Fresh Food Association to host Tom Stenzel

The Dallas Fresh Food Association (DFFA), a local association dedicated to raising the profile of fresh food in North Texas, will host United Fresh President and CEO Tom Stenzel as its guest speaker April 4 at the... more »

Produce Innovation Award winners named

Five Produce Innovation Award winners were recognized June 15 at United Fresh 2017. This year’s honorees were selected by show attendees from a total of 46 contestants across five categories: Best New Food Safety Solution,... more »

United Fresh introduces 2017-18 leadership program members

Members of the 2017-2018 United Fresh Produce Industry Leadership Program Class 23 have now been announced. Sponsored by DuPont Crop Protection, this program was launched in 1995 and has graduated more than 200 program participants.... more »

SmartFood Expo to be co-located with United Fresh Show in 2018

During today’s opening general session of the United FreshMKT, United FreshTEC, International Floriculture Expo and Global Cold Chain Expo, show organizers announced a fifth new expo will be co-located with the partners in June 2018.... more »

United Fresh names 2017 Innovation Awards finalists

United Fresh has announced the 46 new products as finalists for the United Fresh Produce Association’s 2017 Innovation Awards. This year’s finalists will compete in five categories for the title of Best New Product at... more »

United Fresh names achievement award winners

The United Fresh Produce Association will present its 2017 FreshTEC and FreshMKT Achievement Awards to two leaders who have made their mark on the fresh produce industry. Receiving the FreshTEC award for outstanding technical achievements... more »

Nominations now open for Women in Produce Honoree

Held each year in conjunction with the United Fresh convention, the Reception Honoring Women in Produce recognizes the contributions of all women working in the produce industry, and selects one individual to share their personal... more »

United FreshTEC introduces FutureTEC Zone

The 2017 United FreshTEC Expo will feature more than 25 top ag tech start-up companies in the newest show floor area, the FutureTEC Zone, June 14-15 in Chicago. The FutureTEC Zone, a central feature of... more »


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