MONTEREY, CA — Exhibitors were proud to show their latest and greatest on the show floor at the fourth annual Organic Produce Summit, here. OPS also featured several educational sessions that dove deeper into the strength of organics.
Michele Youngquist and Tyann Schlimmer of Bay Baby Produce.
Michael Osumi, Tania Pereira and Damon Barkdull of Berry People.
Larry Goens, Mignon Marlow, Dave Rooke and David Schoonmaker of Bolthouse Farms.
Jason Cleave and Jarred Gutierrez of Columbia Basin Onion.
Bob Mast, Danelle Huber, Brandon Burell and George Harter of CMI Orchards.
Catherine Gipe-Stewart and Mike Preacher of Superfresh Growers.
Isabel Pena, Jorge Vega and Eddie Stoller of Franks Distribution/Royal Flavor.
Maria Alvarez of A&A Organic Farms with Brad Friesen and Andrew Derksen of GLG Organics.
Kevin Boyle of efi with Chad Dvorak and Rachel Donnan of Good Farms.
Dominic Muzzi, Lauren Loiacono and Paul Mocettini of Muzzi Family Farms.
Nick Rush and Caleb Adams of Nichols Farms.
Berne Evans (right) of Sun Pacific stopped at the Anthony Vineyards booth to chat with John Harley and Cookie Bianco.
Darrell Beyer and Bridget Boskovich of Boskovich Farms.
David Dudley and Ed Corvelo of Save Mart stopped at the California Avocado Commission booth to visit with Connie Stukenberg and Jan DeLyser.
At the CeCe's Veggie Co. booth were Mason Arnold, Jessica Kezar and Jay Bascom.
Bob Lucy, Caitlin Cunha and Patrick Lucy of Del Rey Avocado.
Lisset Sierra, Bridgette Garcia, Carmen Cuevas and Rocio Saldana of Devine Organics.
Jay Johnson of Driscoll's discussed the company's berry program with Jeff Coburn of Walmart.
Jamey Higham and Lonnie Gillespie of Farm Fresh Direct.
Kathleen Triou and Molly Connors of Fresh Solutions Network.
Bob Besix, Kris Kaczmarcyk and Doug Stewart of Giorgio Fresh.
Katie Veenstra, Tyler Colace and Marc Mizuno of GloriAnn Farms.
Ronniesha Littlejohn of Kroger chatted with Brent Shammo of Starr Ranch and Kellie Starback of Awe Sum Organics.
At the Mission Produce booth were Jenna Rose Lee, Patrick Cortes and Brooke Franklin.
Milas Russell and Jules Buehler of North Shore Living.
Mayra Velazquez de Leon and Daniella Velazquez de Leon of Organics Unlimited.
Kevin Donovan of Phillips Mushroom Farms and Chris Downs of Taylor Farms.
Chris Veillon and Tiffany Sabelli of PureFlavor.
John Higgins (center) of Costco chatted with Blake Belknap and Randy Abhold of Rainier Fruit Co.
Kate Reeb and Melissa Heinrich of Sun Pacific.
At the Tom Lange Co. booth promoting the Seven Seas line of organic berries were James Barrett, Stephanie Hilton, Bre Macomber, Ryan Saucedo and Brent Scattini.
Bret Wiley, Michael Minerva and Andrew Sable of Village Farms.
Tate Brooks and Kevin Stanger of Wada Farms.
Natalie Shuman and Ellise Fallon of Apeel Sciences.
Jeff Hansen, David Baxter, Neil Merritt and David Anderson of Bard Valley Date Growers.
Paul Pieretti and Mike Reed of California Endive Farms.
Danny Gresser, Todd Pearson and David Bushey of Central West Organics.
Clarisa Batiz of Divine Flavor interviewed by Maggie Hanna of The Produce News.
Victor Heredia and Audee Rios of Coliman Pacific.
Robert Munoz of Delano Farms.
Mandi Bliven, Shawn Hartley and Falon Brawley with Onions 52.
Matt Mandel, Gretchen Kreidler Austin, Craig Slate and Frank Camera of SunFed.
Mike Komenda, Bill Wynne, Amanda Stallcup, Kim Fellom and Dave Johnson with Pacific International Marketing.
Shane Martin, Teri Gibson and Mindy Van Vleck with Peri & Sons Farms.
Joyce Camany and Ken Horwitz with The Salad Farm.
Brent Shammo, Dan Davis, Max McGuire and Brent Reasor with Starr Ranch Organics.
Tim Polfer, Chuck Fiorenzi, Janice Honigberg and Taylor Lamke with Sun Belle.
Robbie Deleon, Maria Lopez and Will Sutherland with Tat-on.
Matt Roberts, Roy Ruff and Bill (Surfer’s Ear) Deneva with Viva Tierra Organic.
A Peregrine Falcon with Wawona Packing.
Don Goodwin, Kristina Luna, Theojary Crisantes, Lorena Crisantes and Joanna Jaramillo with Wholesum Family Farms.
Scott Kosnik, Margie Kosnik and Guillermo Martinez with Wilson Produce.
Patty Emmert, Pete Guerrero and Will Feliz of Duncan Family Farms.
Jane Rhyno and Aaron Hamer of Highline Mushrooms.
Vidim Sampedro, Emily Oppenwalder and Ashley Yager of Hippie Organics.
Robbie Hernandez of Lipman Family Farms, Maria Elena Alvarez and Ralph Portuondo of A&A Organic Farms and Levi Jelinek of Lipman Family Farms.
Jason Landry of Morning Kiss Organic.
Dean Martel, Julie Bily and Jeff McKinnon of Organic Girl.
Summer Johnson, Scott Schultz, David Brugato and Emily Brugato of Pacific Coast Fruit Co.
Nick Kukulan of Paramount Export Co. with Ada Tam and Paul Leung of Etak International.
Karina Kumar, Sammy Perricone and Bob VanDine of Perricone Farms.
Shannon Curry of Pero Family Farms.
Rich Feighery of Procacci Bros.
Victor Savanello of The Fresh Market with Brianna Shales and Roger Pepperl of Stemilt.