United Fresh

Nominations open for new United Fresh innovation awards

The nomination period is now open for two new United Fresh personal achievement awards: the United FreshMKT Achievement Award and United FreshTEC Achievement Award. Each award will honor an individual who has made significant innovations... more »

New food safety 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 »

Nathan Dorn named United Fresh senior tech adviser

Nathan Dorn has joined United Fresh's team as senior technology adviser to help build its education and trade show technology platform, supporting the new United FreshTEC Conference & Expo, June 13-15, 2017 in Chicago. Dorn... more »

United Fresh show redesigned to serve specific industry needs

United Fresh will expand its innovation platform for the produce industry, moving its annual conference and expo into the larger West Hall at Chicago’s McCormick Place, June 13-15, 2017. The event will debut new expo... more »

Food Marketing Institute cancels FMI show

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 »

United Fresh donates more than 51,000 pounds of produce

The United Fresh Produce Association donated 51,042 pounds of produce and 641 pounds of assorted dry food to the Greater Chicago Food Depository at the conclusion of the United Fresh 2016 annual convention and expo... more »

Produce Innovation Awards winners honored at United Fresh 2016

Five Produce Innovation Award Winners were recognized at United Fresh 2016. This year’s honorees were selected by show attendees from a total of 49 contestants across five categories: Best New Food Safety Solution; Best New... more »

United Fresh to recognize Taylor Farms’ David Offerdahl

The United Fresh Produce Association will present its 2016 FreshTech Achievement Award to David Offerdahl, director of ag engineering, at Taylor Farms for his outstanding technical achievements to advance the fresh produce industry. [caption id="attachment_9016"... more »

United Fresh releases white paper on Vermont labeling law compliance

United Fresh Produce Association has published a white paper and legal backgrounder to assist member companies in understanding and complying with a labeling law for genetically engineered foods due to go in effect in Vermont on July... more »

FreshFacts on Retail Q1 report released

Organic produce sales have surpassed the $1 billion mark, while consumers continue to drive demand for convenience and value-added items, according to the United Fresh Produce Association’s Q1 2016 edition of the FreshFacts on Retail... more »


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