PMG Industry Perspective News

Customers have a unique perspective of our produce world.Take, for example, how the water misting systems work on a wet rack. Most systems today are automatic. Some use a recording of rolling thunder and sounds of rain to signal to customers when misting is about to begin. I like that.Before automatic misting systems were around, produce people had to plug a hose and sprayer into a spigot and give the vegetables a go...

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. — It wasn't all fun and games at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, where The Packer and PMG hosted the Global Organic Produce Expo Jan. 30 to Feb. 1.But a lot of it was.Pleasure and business mingled as old friends caught up, new relationships formed and ideas spread throughout the crowd.Wes Jones of Four Seasons Produce and Chris Miller of MOM'S Organic Market hung out with each other, sharing...

Did you miss the boat, either literally (the yacht tour!) or figuratively (attending GOPEX!)?Well, you can look at these photos to catch some of the sights and people there on the first two days of events.Even many people at the Global Organic Produce Expo, held Jan. 20 to Feb. 1, in Hollywood, Fla., who didn't make it on the yacht still had tons of fun. And yes, networking, business opportunities and learning happen...

On a recent early afternoon, I stared down a lineup of five juices. Some were green. Others were orange.I was about to taste them all, live on camera with other tasters during the Evolution Fresh Winter Wellness Virtual Tasting — just a few days before National Green Juice Day on Jan. 26, a holiday created by Evolution Fresh in 2016, according to National Day Calendar.The primarily organic, cold-pressed, premium...

My favorite science fiction author, Ray Bradbury, once said, “Too late, I found you can't wait to become perfect, you got to go out and fall down and get up with everybody else.”Perfection is a tough reach. Yet, in the produce aisle, it’s a constant goal, isn’t it? Whenever we were charged with putting together a new store or remodeled one for a grand opening, or even in the numerous, overnight merchandising resets w...





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