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NEPC's Mardi Gras-themed dinner dance a wild success

DSC 7093The New England Produce Council held its annual dinner dance gala at the World Trade Center/Seaport Hotel in Boston Saturday, Feb. 1. This year's theme was Mardi Gras, with beads, masks and beverages aplenty. Each year, members, spouses and guests gather for the evening of dining and dancing. NEPC members brought their dancing shoes for fun, but also collected new socks to be distributed to Boston area shelters. NEPC in conjunction with The Nolan Family Foundation also contributed a donation to the Greater Boston Food Bank.

In the Trenches: The diverse levels of produce shrink
Did you ever decide one day to clean the inside of your refrigerator? The first step in tackling this chore is to remove everything and sort through it. In the shuffle some items may have gone past the use by date, others were simply forgotten about in the back of the crisping drawer and have to be discarded. Those in the Read More ...
United Fresh and FPFC team up for 2021 expo
United Fresh Produce Association and the Fresh Produce & Floral Council have teamed up to deliver a combined convention & expo June 24-26, 2021 in Los Angeles. The United Fresh Convention & Expo had been planned for April 2021, but is being moved to June to allow greater flexibility for companies returning to in-person Read More ...
Industry Viewpoint: Defining customer value amid Covid-19
In March, as the world shifted into national emergency mode, food retail revenue climbed to record levels. While demand increased and carefully calibrated supply chains were disrupted, the cost of groceries continued to rise at the fastest pace in decades. These increases were also met with uneasy shoppers who stocked up in fewer Read More ...
Rave apples to be Instagram’s first verified fruit
Stemilt’s newest apple, Rave, has its sights set on something new this year — being the first verified fruit on Instagram. Stemilt’s First Verified Fruit campaign set sail this week where it’s dedicated to bringing rave-worthy content to Instagram users across the country. Stemilt Senior Marketing Manager Brianna Shales is excited Read More ...
Target Interstate Systems increases carrier base in Florida, Texas and Washington
Target Interstate Systems Inc., headquartered at the Hunts Point Terminal Market in the Bronx, NY, specializes in expedited coast-to-coast transportation solutions for perishables and time sensitive truckload and less-than-truckload temperature-controlled and dry shipments. That’s why so many produce companies trust the Read More ...

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